In 1975, the England national cricket team and India national cricket team played the first world cup cricket match on 7 June. It was the first international World Cup match in “Cricket World Cup History.” In this match, the England cricket team won and the Indian team was defeated by 202 runs.
In this World Cup, a total of eight cricket teams participated. The teams are England, Australia, India, Pakistan, New Zealand, West Indies, East Africa, and Sri Lanka.
On June Saturday 7, was held the second, third, and fourth matches in a different venue.
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The 2nd match was played in East Africa against New Zealand in the stadium of Edgbaston, Birmingham. In this match, New Zealand won by 181 runs.
Group B, Pakistan, and Australia played the third match in “Headingley, Leeds stadium” and the Australian team won by 73 runs.
The fourth match was Sri Lanka vs. West Indies in Old “Trafford, Manchester” cricket stadium. In this game, West Indies won by nine wickets.
- Administrator name: International Cricket Council (ICC)
- First Edition: 1975 England (One Day International)
- Last World Cup Champion: England (1st title in 2019)
- Most Wins team: Australia (5 titles)
- Website: https://www.cricketworldcup.com/
- The number of teams: 10 teams.
India, Pakistan, East Africa, and Sri Lanka departed from the first round. And England, Australia, New Zealand, and the West Indies cricket team have achieved the qualification for playing the next round which means the semi-final.
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On 18 June, the first semi-final match played Australia Vs. England in the “Headingley, Leeds” cricket stadium. Australian cricket team won this match by four wickets with the remaining 188 balls.
The same day, the second semi-final match was played in “Kennington Oval stadium, London.” The West Indies cricket team and the New Zealand cricket team played this match wonderfully. In this match, West Indies won by five wickets with the remaining 119 balls.
On 21 June, the “1975 World Cup” final match was held in “Lord’s, London cricket stadium.” This final match was played by West Indies and Australia national cricket teams. As the final match, it was a really exciting game for the cricket spectator. Finally, West Indies won the first World Cup by 17 runs.
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The Cricket World Cup history
The history of the cricket world cup is very ancient. The World Cup tournament has been held in different host countries every four years. In the past, the game was playing 60 overs, but then it is played in 50 overs. The first “World Cup” tournament was held in 1975, in the country of England. This “World Cup” won the West Indies cricket team.
The next World Cup was held in the same country and format (England, eight teams) in 1979. Again, West Indies won the second “World Cup” by 92 runs against England.
In 1983, the third World Cup was held in England. The First time the Indian cricket team won the “World Cup” by 43 runs against West Indies in this tournament.
The fourth ODI “World Cup” was held outside England in 1987. This tournament was held in the country of India and Pakistan in different venues. The fourth World Cup-winning team was Australia. They won by seven runs against England.
In 1992, the fifth World Cup was held in the host country of Australia and New Zealand. Pakistan’s national cricket team won their first World Cup by twenty-two runs against England.
The Asian team, Sri Lanka, won their first ODI World Cup in 1996. They won by seven-wicket against Australia.
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Three years later, in 1999, the seventh World Cup tournament was held in England. In this World Cup, 12 cricket teams participated. The new four teams are Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Scotland, and Kenya. Australia won this World Cup. It was their second ultimate achievement, 16 years later.
In 2003, the 8th “World Cup” was held in South Africa. In this tournament, three new teams added they are: Namibia, Netherlands, and Canada. Scotland’s cricket team was a dropout in this World Cup tournament. Again, the Australian cricket team won the “World Cup” by One-hundred twenty-five runs against India. In the Cricket World Cup history, most of the time Australian team won the World Cup.
The 9th “World Cup” (2007) was a historical tournament because the Australian cricket team won their fourth “World Cup” continuously three times. Their team won this “World Cup” by 53 runs against Sri Lanka.
In 2011, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh arranged the ODI “World Cup.” As the host country, the Indian cricket team won their second World Cup. The 11th “World Cup” was held in 2015, and the host countries were Australia and New Zealand. This final match was held in MCG, Melbourne cricket stadium, Australia. It was another history in the cricket “World Cup” because; again Australia won the prestigious award “World Cup” for the fifth time.
In 2019, it was the last cricket World Cup held in England and Wales. The first time England and New Zealand were facing face in the final match. It was a dramatic and historical final match, and the cricket spectators were very excited to show the results. Both teams finished the same match score (241 runs), then in super over again, they scored the same runs. Finally, England won this “World Cup” on a boundary tally (England: three six, 23 fours, and New Zealand 14 fours, three sixes).
List of Cricket World Cup Winners since 1975
From 1975 present, there are twelve World Cups were held in the different host countries. The cricket World Cup winners list has been given here. Cricket World Cup winners since 1975 to present
Also, you may get here ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup winners list
The Most Cricket World Cup Winner
In Cricket World Cup history is a very ancient and exciting table. From 1975 to now, some cricket teams won the most prestigious cricket honor, the “World Cup,” for their outstanding performance. Are you know, the most Cricket World Cups, from 1975 to now?
As stats of cricket countries, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England cricket teams won this honor for one time. India and West Indies cricket teams won the “World Cup” award two times. And, the most “World Cup” winner team is the Australian national cricket team. The Australian cricket team won the “World Cup” five times.
- First: in 1987 (By seven runs against England)
- Second, 1999 (won eight wickets with Pakistan)
- Third: in 2003 (against India by 125 runs)
- Fourth, 2007 (by fifty-five runs with Sri Lanka)
- Finally, in 2015, (against New Zealand by seven wickets)
We like to say that the Cricket World Cup history is very important for world cricket spectators. If you read the above article appropriately, you have got the actual “Cricket World Cup history” from 1975 to now.