History – ICC Cricket World Cup
In one-day international cricket, the Cricket World Cup is the highest-level and most significant competition. It was first played in 1975. The West Indies won this competition, dubbed The Prudential World Cup, which was held in England. Since then, the competition has been held every four years in a variety of nations. The various contests have featured eight to sixteen teams, and the match lengths have varied from 60 overs per side in the early tournaments to 50 overs per side in more recent ones.
ICC Cricket World Cup – Present
It is one of the most renowned and significant events that occurs every four years and is also the site of the World Cup’s finest game. Every cricketer aims to hold his country’s name proudly and respectfully, therefore the event consists of four stages, and the team invested all of their effort, hard work, and energy into it to win the championship of the tournament. The qualification phase of the present structure determines which teams advance to the tournament phase, and it occurs over the previous three years. Ten teams, including the host nation, which automatically qualifies, compete for the championship over around a month at locations in the host country.
ICC Cricket World Cup – Types
At the international level, ICC Cricket World Cup is played in Test matches, One-Day Internationals, and Twenty20 Internationals. The International Cricket Council, which also provides match officials, has established the rules and regulations under which these matches are played. Here both men and women have their separate teams that battle against different cricketing nations.
Cricket World Cup Winners List (ODI)
|1975||England||West Indies||291–8||Australia||274||West Indies won by 17 runs|
|1979||England||West Indies||286–9||England||194||West Indies won by 92 runs|
|1983||England||India||183||West Indies||140||India won by 43 runs|
|1987||India and Pakistan||Australia||253–5||England||246–8||Australia won by 7 runs|
|1992||Australia and New Zealand||Pakistan||249–6||England||227||Pakistan won by 22 runs|
|1996||Pakistan and India||Sri Lanka||245–3||Australia||241||Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets|
|1999||England||Australia||133–2||Pakistan||132||Australia won by 8 wickets|
|2003||South Africa||Australia||359–2||India||234||Australia won by 125 runs|
|2007||West Indies||Australia||281–4||Sri Lanka||215–8||Australia won by 53 runs|
|2011||India and Bangladesh||India||277–4||Sri Lanka||274–6||India won by 6 wickets|
|2015||Australia and New Zealand||Australia||186–3||New Zealand||183||Australia won by 7 wickets|
|2019||England and Wales||England||241||New Zealand||241–8||The match tied after regular play and a super over; England won on a boundary count|
|India||240||Australia won by 6 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)|