List of Cricket World Cup Winners Since 1975 to 2021

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jan 5, 2022, 7:06

The Cricket World Cup, officially known as ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, was first organised in 1975 in England. Since then, the tournament has been hosted in different countries based on an unofficial rotation system. This tournament is generally held every four years. As of today, twelve editions of the tournament have been played. We have presented below the list of Cricket World Cup winners since 1975 and other details.  

The inaugural edition of the Cricket World Cup in 1975 had eight teams participating in it. The tournament's last edition, held in 2019, had ten teams competing for the prestigious trophy. Six nations have made it to the ICC Cricket World Cup winners list to date.

List of Cricket World Cup Winners Since 1975

The ICC World Cup Cricket winners list is from the inaugural edition held in 1975 to the latest one held in 2019, including other details, such as host, scores, runners-up, winning margin, and final venue.

World Cup Winners List Cricket ODI

Year

Winner

Host

Score

Runner-up

Score

Winning Margin

Venue

1975

West Indies

England

291/8

Australia

274 all out

West Indies won by 17 runs

Lord's, London

1979

West Indies

England

286/9

England

194 all out

West Indies won by 92 runs

Lord's, London

1983

India

England

183 all out

West Indies

140 all out

India won by 43 runs

Lord's, London

1987

Australia

India and Pakistan

253/5

England

246/8

Australia won by 7 runs

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

1992

Pakistan

Australia and New Zealand

249/6

England

227 all out

Pakistan won by 22 runs

MCG, Melbourne

1996

Sri Lanka

Pakistan and India

245/3

Australia

241/7

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

1999

Australia

England

133/2

Pakistan

132 all out

Australia won by 8 wickets

Lord's, London

2003

Australia

South Africa

359/2

India

234 all out

Australia won by 125 runs

Wanderers, Johannesburg

2007

Australia

West Indies

281/4

Sri Lanka

215/8

Australia won by 53 runs

Kensington Oval, Barbados

2011

India

India and Bangladesh

277/4

Sri Lanka

274/6

India won by 6 wickets

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

2015

Australia

Australia and New Zealand

186/3

New Zealand

183 all out

Australia won by 7 wickets

MCG, Melbourne

2019

England

England and Wales

241 all out

New Zealand

241–8

The match was tied, after which a Super Over was played as a tie-breaker. England became winners on the boundary count-back rule.

Lord's, London

World Cup Cricket Winner Team List: Country-Wise

As far as country-wise winners are concerned, Australia has won the ICC ODI World Cup trophy five times, which makes them the most successful winning team. West Indies and India follow them in the World Cup winners list cricket ODI. Both these teams have won the trophy twice each.

England is the winner of the last World Cup tournament held in 2019 and is the trophy's current champion. They are the first hosting country to have won the trophy. Here is the list of country-wise ICC World Cup Cricket winners list:

Team

Appearances in Final

Winners

Years Won

Australia

7

5

1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015

West Indies

3

2

1975, 1979

India

3

2

1983, 2011

Pakistan

2

1

1992

Sri Lanka

3

1

1996

England

4

1

2019

The next edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in 2023 in India. It remains to be seen whether India can win the cup for the third time and become the second host country after England to achieve this honour. But as of now, the six countries mentioned in the above list of cricket world cup winners since 1975 have etched their names in cricketing history.

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FAQs about Cricket World Cup Winners List

Q: How many teams have participated in the ODI Cricket World Cups held to date?
Ans: 20 teams have participated in the ODI Cricket World Cups held so far.

Q: How many countries have made it to the list of cricket world cup winners since 1975?
Ans: 6 countries have made it to the cricket world cup winners list since 1975.

Q: Which country heads the ICC World Cup Cricket winners list?
Ans: Australia heads the ICC World Cup Cricket winners list after winning five times.

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