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ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup winners list from 1975 to 2023

List of ICC World Cup winners from 1975 to 2023: The ICC World Cup or ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is the biggest event in the world. This is one of the most watched cricket/sporting events on the planet. The one-day World Cup is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) every four years.

The first Cricket World Cup was held in 1975 in England. England hosted two subsequent matches before the World Cup finally moved out of Europe. In 1987, the World Cup was co-hosted by India and Pakistan. In this version, matches were reduced from 60 per inning to 50 overs per inning.

The tournament was co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand in 1992. There have been many changes to the tournament in this edition. Changes include colored uniforms, white-ball games, and day-night cycles.

The ICC World Cup returned to the continent, hosted jointly by India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in 1996. Three years later it returned to Europe and the UK and in 2003 was hosted in Africa it is the first.

In 2007, the tournament was held in the West Indies. Finally, in 2011, the Event was co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. In 2015, Australia and New Zealand hosted the ICC World Cup for the second time as co-hosts, the first since 1992. 4 years later, in a gap of two decades, England hosted a tournament again.

ICC Men’s World Cup Winners List – Timeline:

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ICC Men’s World Cup Winners List – Timeline:

West Indies won the first edition in 1975 after beating Australia in the final. 4 years later West Indies defended their title by beating England in the final. In the third, India completed the West Indies World Cup hat-trick to win for the first time.

Australia won the World Cup for the first time in 1987 and Pakistan in 1992. In 1996, Arjun Ranatunga won the title in Sri Lankan history. 3 years later, Australia began their World Cup dominance by winning the first of three consecutive World Cups.

Ricky Ponting, the captain of the Australian national cricket team, led World Cup victories in 2003 and 2007. The 2011 World Cup began with a winning streak at home India became the first team to win a prestigious title at home, and Australia and England replicated the feat in 2015 and 2019, respectively. And Now in 2023, Australia lift the trophy again for the 6th time.

Australia is the most successful side in ICC World Cup history, having won it 6 times. Apart from Australia, only West Indies and India have won multiple World Cup titles. Both India and West Indies have won the trophy twice and the other World Cup winners are Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England.

The following is a list of ODI World Cup winners and runners-up.

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List (ODI)
YearWinnerHosting CountryRunner-up
1975West IndiesEnglandAustralia
1979West IndiesEnglandEngland
1983IndiaEnglandWest Indies
1987AustraliaIndia and PakistanEngland
1992PakistanAustralia and New ZealandEngland
1996Sri LankaPakistan and IndiaAustralia
2003AustraliaSouth AfricaIndia
2007AustraliaWest IndiesSri Lanka
2011IndiaIndia and BangladeshSri Lanka
2015AustraliaAustralia and New ZealandNew Zealand
2019EnglandEngland and WalesNew Zealand

Here is the Complete list of team-wise ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Winners List:

TeamAppearances in FinalWinnersYears Won
Australia751987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015, 2023
West Indies321975, 1979
India321983, 2011
Sri Lanka311996

Here is the Complete List of ICC Cricket World Cup Winning Captains List.

YearICC Men’s World Cup Winners List – CaptainsWinner
1975Clive LloydWest Indies
1979Clive LloydWest Indies
1983Kapil DevIndia
1987Allan BorderAustralia
1992Imran KhanPakistan
1996Arjuna RanatungaSri Lanka
1999Steve WaughAustralia
2003Ricky PontingAustralia
2007Ricky PontingAustralia
2011MS DhoniIndia
2015Michael ClarkeAustralia
2019Eoin MorganEngland
2023Pat CumminsAustralia

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