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ICC Cricket World Cup

Jan 15, 2015 17:51 IST

The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket. It is organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The world cup is held once in every four years.

So far ten ICC Cricket World Cup have taken place. The eleventh Cricket World Cup will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015.

14 teams will be participating in World Cup 2015. These are England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Scotland, South Africa, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland and UAE.

The first match will be played in Christchurch, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia on 14 February 2015, while the final match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 29 March 2015.

List of Cricket World Cup

Year

Winner

Runner-Up

Host

1975

West Indies

Australia

England

1979

West Indies

England

England

1983

India

West Indies

England &Wales

1987

Australia

England

India & Pakistan

1992

Pakistan

England

Australia and New Zealand

1996

Sri Lanka

Australia

Pakistan, India & Sri Lanka

1999

Australia

Pakistan

England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland & Netherlands

2003

Australia

India

South Africa, Zimbabwe & Kenya

2007

Australia

Sri Lanka

West Indies

2011

India

Sri Lanka

India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh

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