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Few World Cup Cricket facts from 1975 to 2007

Following Are The Details Of Previous Cricket World Cup Champion Countries, Runner-Ups, Captains, Man Of The Match And Man Of The Tournament From 1975 To 2007.

 

  • First Edition:  Prudential Cricket World Cup 1975 "West Indies"

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Date :

21st June, 1975

Winning Captain : Clive Lloyd

Losing Captain :

Ian Chappell

Venue :

Lords, London,  England 

Result :

West Indies beat Australia. 

Man of the Match :

Clive Lloyd

Man of the Tournament :

There was no Man of the Tournament 

Victory Margin :

West Indies won by 17 runs. Scored 291 runs in 60 overs for 8 wickets.

Losing Team Score :

Australia scored 274 in 58.4 overs all out.

1975 Cricket World Cup winning Team West Indies in Picture

WC1975


  • Second Edition:  Prudential Cricket World Cup 1979"West Indies"
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Date :

23rd June, 1979

Winning Captain : Clive Lloyd

Losing Captain :

Mike Brearley

Venue :

Lords, London,  England

Result :

West Indies beat England

Man of the Match :

Vivian Richards

Man of the Tournament :

There was no Man of the Tournament 

Victory Margin :

West Indies won by 92 Runs & scored 286 runs in 60 overs for 9 Wickets

Losing Team Score :

England scored 191 in 50 overs all out

1979 Cricket World Cup winning Team West Indies in Picture

WC1979


  • Third Edition: Prudential Cricket World Cup 1983 "India "

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Date :

25th June, 1983

Winning Captain : Kapil Dev

Losing Captain :

Clive Lloyd

Venue :

Lords, London, England

Result :

India beat West Indies. 

Man of the Match :

Mohinder Amarnath

Man of the Tournament :

There was no Man of the Tournament 

Victory Margin :

India beat West Indies by 43 runs & scored 183 in 54.4 overs all out.

Losing Team Score :

West Indies scored 140 in 52 overs all out.

1983 Cricket World Cup winning Team India in Picture

WC1983


  •  Fourth Edition: Reliance Cricket World Cup 1987 "Australia "

Australia-Cricket

Date :

08th November, 1987

Winning Captain : Allan Border

Losing Captain :

Mike Gatting

Venue :

Eden Gardens, Calcutta, India.

Result :

Australia beat England.

Man of the Match :

David Boon

Man of the Tournament :

There was no Man of the Tournament 

Victory Margin :

Australia won by 7 runs & scored 253 in 50 overs for 5 Wickets.

Losing Team Score :

England scored 246 in 50 overs for 8 wickets.

1987 Cricket World Cup winning Team Australia in Picture

WC1987


  • Fifth Edition : Benson & Hedges Cricket World Cup 1992 "Pakistan "
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Date :

25th March, 1992

Winning Captain : Imran Khan

Losing Captain :

Graham Gooch

Venue :

MCG, Melbourne, Australia.

Result :

Pakistan beat England.

Man of the Match :

Wasim Akram

Man of the Tournament :

Martin Crowe(New Zealand)

Victory Margin :

Pakistan won by 22 runs & scored 249 in 50 overs for 6 wickets

Losing Team Score :

England scored 227 runs for 49.2 overs all out.

1992 Cricket World Cup winning Team Pakistan in Picture

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  • Sixth Edition: Wills Cricket World Cup 1996 "Sri Lanka "

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Date :

17th March, 1996

Winning Captain : Arjuna Ranatunga

Losing Captain :

Mark Taylor

Venue :

Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan

Result :

Sri Lanka beat Australia.

Man of the Match :

Aravinda DeSilva

Man of the Tournament :

Sanath Jayasuriya(Sri Lanka)

Victory Margin :

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets & scored 245 in 46.2 overs for 3 wickets.

Losing Team Australia scored 241 in 50 overs for 7 wickets.

1996 Cricket World Cup winning Team Sri Lanka in Picture

WC1996


  • Seventh Edition: ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 "Australia "
Australia-Cricket
Date :

20th June, 1999

Winning Captain : Steve Waugh

Losing Captain :

Wasim Akram

Venue :

Lords, London,  England

Result :

Australia beat Pakistan.

Man of the Match :

Shane Warne

Man of the Tournament :

Lance Klusener(South Africa)

Victory Margin :

Australia won by 8 wickets & scored 133 in 20.1 for 2 wickets

Losing Team Pakistan scored 132 in 39 overs all out.

1999 Cricket World Cup winning Team Australia in Picture

WC1999


  • Eight Edition: ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 " Australia "
Australia-Cricket
Date :

23rd March, 2003

Winning Captain : Ricky Ponting

Losing Captain :

Sourav Ganguly

Venue :

The Wanderers, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Result :

Australia beat India

Man of the Match :

Ricky Ponting

Man of the Tournament :

Sachin Tendulkar(India)

Victory Margin :

Australia  won by 125 runs & Scored 359 for 2 wickets in 50 overs.

Losing Team India scored 234 in 39.2 overs all out.

2003 Cricket World Cup winning Team Australia in Picture

WC2003


  • Ninth Edition: ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 " Australia "
Australia-Cricket
Date :

28th April, 2007

Winning Captain : Ricky Ponting

Losing Captain :

Mahela Jayawardene

Venue :

Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.

Result :

Australia beat Sri Lanka

Man of the Match :

Adam Gilchrist

Man of the Tournament :

Glenn McGrath(Australia)

Victory Margin :

Australia won by 53 runs on D/L method & Scored 281 for 4 wickets.

Losing Team

Sri Lanka  scored 215 in 36 overs for the loss 8 wickets

2007 Cricket World Cup winning Team Australia in Picture

WC2007


  • Australia is the Defending Champion in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
  • Australia is the only team which created hat-trick of winning Cricket World Cup by winning it thrice from 1999 to 2007.
  • Australia also holds the record of winning Cricket World Cup 4 times. They won in 1987, 1999, 2003 & 2007.
  • West Indies is team second team which won Cricket World Cup twice in 1975 and 1979.
  • Clive Lloyd and Ricky Ponting are the only two lucky  captains in the World  who won the Cricket World Cup twice.
  • England ended  as runners-up 3 times in World Cup in 1979, 1987 and 1992.
  • Australia is unbeaten in Cricket World Cup finals since 1999.

1 comment:

  1. That's a great collection of information you have written here about world cup facts. I never knew some of the information. Reading your article has increased my knowledge about Cricket.

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