Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup is the championship of ODI (One Day International) cricket (also referred as ODI World Cup or ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup) organised by ICC (International Cricket Council) every 4 years.
ODI Cricket World Cup was a 60 over format game from 1975 to 1983. The 50 over format was implemented from 1987.
It is one of the biggest sports tournaments in the world. The first World Cup being played on 7 June 1975, 12 world cup tournaments have been played until now.
Just like the Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup, there has been a Women’s ODI Championship also conducted in 1973.

List of Cricket World Cups

YearHostVenueWinnerFlag
1975EnglandLord’s Cricket Ground, LondonWest Indies
1979EnglandLord’s Cricket Ground, LondonWest Indies
1983England
Wales
Lord’s Cricket Ground, LondonIndia
1987India
Pakistan
Eden Gardens, KolkataAustralia
1992Australia
New Zealand
Melbourne Cricket GroundPakistan
1996Pakistan
India
Sri Lanka
Gaddafi Stadium, LahoreSri Lanka
1999England
Wales
Ireland
Scotland
Netherlands
Lord’s Cricket Ground, LondonAustralia
2003South Africa
Zimbabwe
Kenya
Wandererd Stadium, JohannesburgAustralia
2007West IndiesKensington Oval, BridgetownAustralia
2011India
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Wankhede Stadium, MumbaiIndia
2015Australia
New Zealand
Melbourne Cricket Ground, MelbourneAustralia
2019England
Wales
Lord’s Cricket Ground, LondonEngland
2023India
2027South Africa
Zimbabwe
Namibia
2031India
Bangladesh

Teams:

A total of 8 teams played in the first World Cup in 1975 and few more teams added to the list as years passed on. At present, 19 teams are playing Cricket World Cup. 

Australia, India, West Indies, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Irelands, Netherlands, Canada, Scotland, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Namibia, Bermuda, East Africa are the teams that have played in the World Cup, out of which Australia, India, West Indies, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand are the 7 teams that has participated in all the World Cup tournaments.

List of Teams Played in World Cup

YearTeamsDebutant Team
1975Australia, East Africa, England, India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Australia, East Africa, England, India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
1979Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Canada
Canada
1983Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1987Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
1992Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
South Africa
South Africa
1996Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Kenya
Netherlands
United Arab Emirates
Kenya
Netherlands
United Arab Emirates
1999Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Kenya
Bangladesh
Scotland
Bangladesh
Scotland
2003Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Canada
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Kenya
Netherlands
Bangladesh
Namibia
Namibia
2007Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Canada
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Kenya
Netherlands
Bangladesh
Scotland
Bermuda
Bermuda
Ireland
2011Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Canada
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Kenya
Netherlands
Bangladesh
Ireland
2015Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Bangladesh
Scotland
Ireland
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
2019Australia
England
India
New Zealand
Pakistan
West Indies
Sri Lanka
South Africa
Bangladesh
Afghanistan

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