list of cricket world cup winners since 1975 to 2015

Cricket World Cup
year winner score runner-up score result
1975 West Indies 291–8 Australia 274 West Indies won by 17 runs
1979 West Indies 286–9 England 194 West Indies won by 92 runs
1983 India 183 West Indies 140 India won by 43 runs
1987 Australia 253–5 England 246–8 Australia won by 7 runs
1992 Pakistan 249–6 England 227 Pakistan won by 22 runs
1996 Sri Lanka 245–3 Australia 241 Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
1999 Australia 133–2 Pakistan 132 Australia won by 8 wickets
2003 Australia 359–2 India 234 Australia won by 125 runs
2007 Australia 281–4 Sri Lanka 215–8 Australia won by 53 runs
2011 India 277–4 Sri Lanka 274–6 India won by 6 wickets
2015 Australia 186–3 New Zealand 183 Australia won by 7 wickets

The biggest event of 50 Over format of Cricket i.e ICC ODI World Cup is held every 4 years. The tournament was started 1st in 1975 and England played the role of Host Nation. First three editons of ICC Cricket World were hosted by England. 11 editions of World Cup have been completed so far and 12th edition(2019) is currently going on in England. Australia are the most successful teams as they have won the tournament 5 times and are the defending Champions also. West Indies and India are 2nd most successful teams in the history of World Cup having won the tournament two times.

1st two editions i.e 1975 and 1979 were won by West Indies who were very strong team at the time.

1983, the 3rd edition of World Cup saw a new winner, India who defeated the giants i.e West Indies in the Final at Lord’s.

Australia won the tournament 5 times in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have won ICC World Cup one time in 1992 and 1996 respectively.

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