Winners of One Day International WorldCup 1975-2021

The Winners of One Day International WorldCup 1975-2021 are listed below. In 1975, England hosted the first Cricket World Cup competition, and a series of one-day matches with 60 overs per side was played. In 1987, it was first held outside of England in India and Pakistan.

Additionally, the number of overs per side was decreased to 50 for the 1987 World Cup. If you want to know the T20 World Cup winners, click here to read.

Cricket World Cup Winners List: Overview

Australia became the first team to win three straight World Cup competitions in 1999, 2003 and 2007. There have been 12 World Cup competitions so far.

Australia has won five World Cups, making it the most prosperous nation. The only two nations that have won the world cup twice are West Indies and India.

While West Indies won the World Cup in 1975 and 1979, India won it in 1983 and 2011. England won the final world cup hosted in 2019.

The men’s ODI Cricket World Cup champions from 1975 through 2021 include the champion, runner-up, host nation, total scores, and outcome (ODI).

EditionICC World CupStarting DateFinal DateWinner TeamRunner-up Team
13th2023 Cricket World CupOctober26-11-2023TBDTBD
12th2019 Cricket World Cup30-05-201914-07-2019EnglandNew Zealand
11th2015 Cricket World Cup14-02-201529-03-2015AustraliaNew Zealand
10th2011 Cricket World Cup19-02-201102-04-2011IndiaSri Lanka
9th2007 Cricket World Cup13-03-200728-04-2007AustraliaSri Lanka
8th2003 Cricket World Cup09-02-200323-03-2003AustraliaIndia
7th1999 Cricket World Cup14-05-199920-06-1999AustraliaPakistan
6th1996 Cricket World Cup14-02-199617-03-1996Sri LankaAustralia
5th1992 Cricket World Cup22-02-199225-03-1992PakistanEngland
4th1987 Cricket World Cup08-10-198708-11-1987AustraliaEngland
3rd1983 5050 World Cup09-06-198325-06-1983IndiaWest Indies
2nd1979 Cricket WC09-06-197923-06-1979West IndiesEngland
1st1975 CWC07-06-197521-06-1975West IndiesAustralia

1975 ODI World Cup

In the first game, which took place in June 1975, there were eight teams and 60 overs per inning. Because Prudential Insurance sponsored the event, the competition was named Prudential Cup. Australia and the West Indies competed in the final. Thanks to captain Clive Lloyd’s 100, the Caribbeans scored 291 runs in their opening innings. He and Rohan Kanhai put up a 149-run partnership for the fourth wicket to save the Windies from 50/3.
The Windies held the Australians to 274 runs to secure a 17-run victory. The Player of the Match award was given to Clive Lloyd.

1979 ODI World Cup

Eight countries took part, with England serving as the host once more. England and the Windies competed in the final. With Viv Richards scoring 138 not out, the Caribbeans, who were batting first, totaled 286. He and Collis King shared a crucial 139-run fifth-wicket stand.
The British team gave little fight and eventually fell to 194 all out. Thus, the Windies maintained the trophy with ease. Joel Garner excelled with the ball, taking 5 victims in 11 attempts. Richards was named the Game’s Player.

1983 ODI World Cup

The Prudential Cup in 1983 featured eight teams once more. India shocked everyone by defeating formidable opponents like the Windies, Australia, and England to advance to the final against the Caribbeans. First, to bat, the Indians scored 183 runs. They expertly held off this low total and won by a margin of 43 runs to take the game by surprise. Mohinder Amarnath was chosen the Player of the Match for his efforts on all fronts.

1987 Cricket World Cup

Each side was given 50 overs, with India and Pakistan serving as the hosts. Reliance Cup is the name of this edition in honor of the competition’s sponsor. Australia and England made it to the final, which was held at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.

David Boon’s 75 off 125 balls and Mike Veletta’s 45 in 31 helped the Australians score 253/5 in their opening innings. The Australians maintained their composure to win by seven runs as the game came down to the wire, and boon was honored as the game’s Best Player.

1992 ODI World Cup

Australia and New Zealand organized the Benson & Hedges Cup for the 1992 edition. Pakistan and England qualified for the day-night final at MCG out of the nine participating nations.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. After that, they held the British team to 227 runs, winning by 22 runs. Wasim Akram’s outstanding bowling performance earned him the title of Man of the Match.

1996 ODI World Cup

The 1996 Wills World Cup was held in India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. Twelve nations participated in this edition, and Australia and Sri Lanka competed in the final.

The Australians were asked to bat first after Lanka won the toss. A 101-run partnership for the second wicket between Ricky Ponting and captain Mark Taylor helped them score 241/7. Thanks to Aravinda de Silva’s outstanding century, the Lankans successfully chased down the mark while only losing three wickets. Thus, they were the first team to win the world cup. De Silva was honored as the game’s Best Player.

1999 ODI World Cup

Twelve nations participated in the 1999 World Cup hosted by England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and the Netherlands. Australia and Pakistan made it to the final, held at Lord’s.

Thanks mainly to Shane Warne’s four-for, the Australians knocked out Pakistan for just 132 in 39 overs. The target was then reached by Australia in just over 20 overs, thanks to Adam Gilchrist’s fast fifty. Consequently, Australia won the world cup for a second time, and the match’s Player of the Match award went to Warne.

2003 ODI World Cup

Kenya, Zimbabwe, and South Africa all worked together to host this edition. There were 14 teams involved, and Australia and India met in the championship match. The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg served as the venue.

Australia batted first and scored 359/2 to eliminate the Indians from the match. An unbroken 234-run partnership between Damien Martin and Ricky Ponting highlighted their innings, and India scored only 234 runs and was defeated by an enormous margin of 125 runs. Ponting was named Player of the Game.

2007 ODI World Cup

This competition, in which 16 teams competed, was held in West Indies. At the final, held at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, Sri Lanka and Australia advanced.

The final was limited to 38 overs per side due to a rain delay. When they batted first, the Australians scored 281/4 thanks mainly to Adam Gilchrist’s brash century. Rain cut short Sri Lanka’s response, which was limited to 215/8 in their allotted overs.

According to the Duckworth-Lewis scoring system, the Australians won by 53 runs. They earned their fourth overall championship and a triple trick of world cup victories. Gilchrist was named the game’s top performer.

2011 ODI World Cup

This edition, in which 14 teams competed, was jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. The final match was contested between India and Sri Lanka at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

In their opening innings, Sri Lanka scored 274/6, scoring an incredible 91 runs in the final 10 overs. With the support of MS Dhoni’s 91 not-out and opener Gautam Gambhir’s 97, the Indians could chase the goal successfully. Dhoni hit a powerful sixer over long-on to end the game. He received the Player of the Game honor.

2015 ODI World Cup

The 2015 tournament included 14 teams and was co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The co-hosts advanced to the MCG final.

With only three wickets lost, the Australians successfully chased down the mark after limiting the Kiwis to 183. They received assistance from Michael Clarke and Steven Smith’s helpful fifty, and James Faulkner of Australia was named Player of the Match.

2019 ODI World Cup

Ten teams competed in this event, which Wales and England hosted. Round-robin group games were organized, with England and New Zealand earning spots in the Lord’s final.
First, to bat, the Kiwis scored 241/8.

Additionally, England scored 241, and the game concluded in a tie. Each side scored 15 runs in the Super Over, which resulted in another tie. The number of boundaries determined the game, with England winning with 26 to New Zealand’s 17. As a result, England has crowned the 2019 World Cup champion.

ICC World Cup Winning Captains List

To win a cricket match, the team’s captain must play a significant part. Winning the ICC trophy also depends heavily on the captain of the squad.

The complete list of cricket world cup champion captains since 1975 may be seen below:

2019EnglandEoin Morgan
2015AustraliaMichael Clarke
2011IndiaMS Dhoni
2007AustraliaRicky Ponting
2003AustraliaRicky Ponting
1999AustraliaSteve Waugh
1996Sri LankaArjuna Ranatunga
1992PakistanImran Khan
1987AustraliaAllan Border
1983IndiaKapil Dev
1979West IndiesClive Lloyd
1975West IndiesClive Lloyd

Cricket World Cup Winners List: Results by Country

The most successful side in the ICC ODI World Cup in Australia, which has won the competition five times and placed second twice. After Australia, West Indies, India, and India each won the World Cup twice.

The final match of the ICC ODI Men World Cup 2019 took place in England and Wales, where England became the first host nation to win the tournament. Here is a list of the winning nations in the ODI Cricket World Cup.

TeamFinal AppearancesWinnersRunnersYears WonYears Runners
Australia7521987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 20151975, 1996
England41320191979, 1987, 1992
India3211983, 20112003
New Zealand1012015
Sri Lanka31219962007, 2011
West Indies3211975, 19791983

Interesting Facts On Cricket World Cup

  • Australia has won the most World Cup titles, including men’s and women’s competitions.
  • There are presently 12 teams taking part in different ICC Men’s events. India, Australia, England, and New Zealand are among them. Pakistan, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Bangladesh, Ireland, the West Indies, and Sri Lanka are on the list.
  • The only two nations to have won the World Cup in both 50 and 60 over formats are Australia and India.
  • India is the only nation to date to have won the Men’s World Cup in all three innings lengths—50, 60, and 20.

In Conclusion

So that’s an overview of the 12 ODI world cup editions that have been played so far. In October or November of 2023, India will host the competition.

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I'm Afaq Khan. A cricketer by heart, and a blogger by choice. Started writing about cricket because Writing keeps me closer to the game. I keep an eye on every update on cricket, especially about World Cup. My writings would keep you updated about each happening in the T20 World Cup.

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