ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List From 1975 to 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Sep 13, 2022, 16:42

This page will give you information on the Cricket World Cup Winners List. The Cricket World Cup, officially known as ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, was first organized 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. The tournament's last edition, held in 2019, had ten teams competing for the prestigious trophy. As a result, six nations have made it to the ICC Cricket World Cup winners list.

Cricket World Cup Winners From 1975 to 2019 [ODI]

The ICC Cricket World Cup 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.

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List (ODI Format)

Year

Winner

Hosting Country

Runner-up

1975

West Indies

England

Australia

1979

West Indies

England

England

1983

India

England

West Indies

1987

Australia

India and Pakistan

England

1992

Pakistan

Australia and New Zealand

England

1996

Sri Lanka

Pakistan and India

Australia

1999

Australia

England

Pakistan

2003

Australia

South Africa

India

2007

Australia

West Indies

Sri Lanka

2011

India

India and Bangladesh

Sri Lanka

2015

Australia

Australia and New Zealand

New Zealand

2019

England

England and Wales

New Zealand

Men's T20I Cricket World Cup Winners List - From 2007 to 2021

The first edition of ICC Men's T20 World Cup started in 2007. The latest T20 Cricket World Cup was conducted in 2021. The table below illustrates T20 Cricket World Cup Winners List from 2007 to 2021, which was the latest.

Year

Winner

Runner-up

Hosting Country

2021

Australia

New Zealand

UAE & Oman

2016

West Indies

England

India

2014

Sri Lanka

India

Bangladesh

2012

West Indies

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

2010

England

Australia

West Indies

2009

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

England

2007

India

Pakistan

South Africa

Women's Cricket World Cup Winners List

Check out the details about the Women's Cricket World Cup Winners List from 1973 to 2022. Learn about the top female run scorers, the host country, and more.

Year

Winners

Runner-up

2022

Australia

England

2017

England

India

2013

Australia

West Indies

2009

England

New Zealand

2005

Australia

India

2000

New Zealand

Australia

1997

Australia

New Zealand

1993

England

New Zealand

1988

Australia

England

1982

Australia

England

1978

Australia

England

1973

England

Australia

World Cup Winners 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' 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 Cricket World Cup 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 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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Women's Cricket T20 World Cup Winners List

The oldest world sports championship is the Women's Cricket World Cup. It got first held in 1973 in England, two years before the men's world cup began. The Women's Cricket World gets qualified through the ICC Women's Championship and the World Cup Qualifier.

Women’s T20 World Cup Winners
YearWinnerRunners UpHost
2009EnglandNew ZealandEngland
2010AustraliaNew ZealandWest Indies
2012AustraliaEnglandSri Lanka
2014AustraliaEnglandBangladesh
2016West IndiesAustraliaIndia
2018AustraliaEnglandWest Indies
2020AustraliaIndiaAustralia
2022--South Africa

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners - Captains List

The captain of any cricket team plays an essential role in winning an ICC trophy. Below is the world cup winners list mentioning the captains of the respective years from 1975 to 2019.

Year

World Cup Winner List - Captains

Winner

1975

Clive Lloyd

West Indies

1979

Clive Lloyd

West Indies

1983

Kapil Dev

India

1987

Allan Border

Australia

1992

Imran Khan

Pakistan

1996

Arjuna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka

1999

Steve Waugh

Australia

2003

Ricky Ponting

Australia

2007

Ricky Ponting

Australia

2011

MS Dhoni

India

2015

Michael Clarke

Australia

2019

Eoin Morgan

England

ICC World Cup Winners List - Facts and Figures

  • Twelve teams participated in ICC Men's tournaments, including India, Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh, Ireland, Afghanistan, Australia, England, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, West Indies, and Sri Lanka.
  • Australia won the highest number of World Cup Titles for both Men and Women's tournaments.
  • India and Australia succeeded in the World cup in 50 and 60 overs.
  • India is the only country that won the Men's World Cup for 20 overs, 50 overs, and 60 overs.

FAQs about Cricket World Cup Winners List

How many teams have participated in the ODI Cricket World Cups?

Twenty teams have participated in the ODI Cricket World Cups held so far. The ICC Cricket World Cup is the 13th edition of the men's Cricket World Cup in 2023, which will be hosted in India in October and November.

How many countries have made it to the Cricket World Cup Winners List since 1975?

Six countries have been included in the world cup winners list since 1975. These are West Indies, India, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England.

Which country heads the ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List?

Australia heads the ICC World Cup Cricket winners list after winning five times. Not only this, the country became the runner-up 2 times. Behind Australia, India, and West Indies won the Worl Cup title 2 times.

How many times did India win the World Cup?

Indian cricket team won two times in World Cup Events; one was in 1983 under Kapil dev captaincy and another in 2011 under M.S.Dhoni captaincy. India won over Sri Lanka in the 2011 Cricket World Cup. They were runners-up at the Cricket World Cup in 2003 and semifinalists in 1987, 1996, 2015, and 2019.

Who won the most T20 World Cup?

Australia is the current T20 World Cup holder, having defeated New Zealand in 2021 final, winning their first title.

How many types of World Cups are there in world cricket?

There is a total of three formats of Cricket. These include Test Cricket, One Day International Cricket (ODI), and Twenty20 International Cricket. All three types are played at the international level.