• 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • Embed Code

Previous Article
Next Article

Cricket World Cup Winners List

Sports | 7-13 yrs | Reading Pod

List of World Cup Winners

Year

Winner

Runner-up

2015

Australia

New Zealand

2011

India

Sri Lanka

2007

Australia

Sri Lanka

2003

Australia

India

1999

Australia

Pakistan

1996

Sri Lanka

Australia

1992

Pakistan

England

1987

Australia

England

1983

India

West Indies

1979

West Indies

England

1975

West Indies

Australia

Q1. How many Cricket World Cups have there been so far?

Ans. 11

Q2. Who has won the ICC World Cup the most number of times?

Ans. Australia – five times and runner up two times.

Q3. Who have been the only hosts to win the ICC Cricket World Cup?

Ans. Sri Lanka (1996), India (2011) and Australia (2015).

Q4. In which World Cup was the fielding circle (27 m away from stumps) introduced?

Ans. 1983, in England.

Q5. In which World Cup were innings reduced from 60 to 50 overs?

Ans. 1987, in India and Pakistan.

Q6. Which World Cup first saw colored uniforms worn by players?

Ans. Also the 1987 World Cup.

Q7. When did the World Cup become the first tournament of its kind to be hosted on all six continents where people live?

Ans. 2007, when it was played in the West Indies. The first three cricket World Cups were played in England, followed by India and Pakistan. Then it was played in Australia and New Zealand. In 2003, it was played in South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe.

To read more interesting articles on Sports for kids, CLICK HERE

LEAVE A REPLY