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ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List of All Time Year wise, History & Facts

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List of all time year-wise. Captain List of ICC World Cup Winner, History & Facts. List of ICC Cricket World Cup Finals match. Which country or Team has the most ICC ODI Cricket World Cup Tournaments Winning Titles of all time.

England and Wales are going to host the 12th ICC World Cup Tournament in 2019. Five different teams have lifted the most prestigious cup of cricket tournament from the previous 11 events. Here we will discuss the ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List Teams along with many unknown facts of the event.

History of ICC ODI Cricket World Cup

The first match of the ICC World Cup Final was held on 21st June 1975 and was play Australia and West Indies. With the help of an excellent century innings by West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and 5 wickets lost by Australia as run outs, West Indies became the 1st ICC Cricket World Cup Champion in 1975.

West Indies won the 1st world cup by mere 17 runs against the mighty Australians and lifted the cup in Lords. Four years later, West Indies again became the champion by defeating England by 92 runs.

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List

Earlier the one day matches used to have 60 over’s and the test matches used to have 6 days of play including a day off. Now it has been changed to 50 over a match and 5 days test matches.

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List Teams

West Indies became the first ICC World Cup Champion and lifted the cup twice consecutively. In the year of 1983 which is the third ICC World Cup tournament, West Indies were again going all guns blazing and reached the final. They were going to play against the underrated team of India. Everyone was quite sure about West Indies lifting the cup once again; however the team India has got a different plan.

They gave a tough competition to the mighty West Indies team and won the match in a close encounter. India has again lifted the cup in the year of 2011.

Lists of ICC ODI World Cup Winner (1975-2016)

Below is the complete detail of the ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List Teams along with the Winning Captains: 

Year

Champions

Captian

Runner-Up

Result

1975 West Indies Clive Llyod Australia Won by 17 Runs
1979 West Indies Clive Llyod England Won by 92 Runs
1983 India Kapil Dev West Indies Won by 43 Runs
1987 Australia Allan Border England Won by 7 Runs
1992 Pakistan Imran Khan England Won by 22 Runs
1996 Sri Lanka Arjuna Ranatunga Australia Won by 7 Wickets
1999 Australia Steve Waugh Pakistan Won by 8 Wickets
2003 Australia Ricky Ponting India Won by 125 Runs
2007 Australia Ricky Ponting Sri Lanka Won by 53 Runs
2011 India M.S. Dhoni Sri Lanka Won By 6 Wickets
2015 Australia Michael Clarke New Zealand Won by 7 Wickets

So, you can easily see that team Australia is topping the chart with the most number of World Cup Final victories (7).

Countries with the most number of Titles and Year

Australia Cricket Team is the most successful team in ICC ODI Cricket World Cup Tournament, as they hold the winner’s title five times in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015. India and West Indies have won world cup 2 times each. West Indies won initial two ICC Cricket World Cup in 1975 and 1979.

Country

Number of Titles

in which Year?

Australia 5 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015
India 2 1983, 2011
West Indies 2 1975, 1979
Sri Lanka 1 1996
Pakistan 1 1992

Prediction of 2019 ICC World Cup Winner

As per the experts, this year, team England is looking very strong contender to lift the 2019 ICC World Cup. They are hosting this year tournament and thus have got the home benefit and have also got the perfect balance in the team.

Check this also: ICC World Cup 2019 Schedule

New Zealand will also give a tough fight this year. It will be a difficult Prediction of 2019 ICC World Cup as both the team has got huge potentiality but has never succeeded to won the tournament in the last 11 years.

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