Who invented the Cricket World Cup?

The tournament is one of the world’s most viewed sporting events and is considered the “flagship event of the international cricket calendar” by the ICC. The first World Cup was organised in England in June 1975, with the first ODI cricket match having been played only four years earlier.

When was World Cup started in cricket?

7 June 1975
Cricket World Cup/First event date

What is the name of first cricket World Cup?

The Prudential World Cup
The Cricket World Cup, the top-level and the most important competition in One Day International cricket, was first played in 1975. This tournament, known as The Prudential World Cup, was played in England and was won by the West Indies.

Who won the World Cup list?

List of Cricket World Cup Winners: Table

Cricket World Cup
2003 South Africa Australia won by 125 runs
2007 West Indies Australia won by 53 runs
2011 India and Bangladesh India won by 6 wickets
2015 Australia and New Zealand Australia won by 7 wickets

Which country will host CWC 2027?

Only 10 sides contested the 2019 World Cup, won by hosts England, compared to 14 four years earlier. The men’s Cricket World Cup will once again become a 14-team tournament in 2027 and 2031, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.

Which teams are out of the Cricket World Cup?

Teams knocked out of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 so far With their loss against India on Old Trafford in Manchester, West Indies have become the third team after Afghanistan and South Africa to be knocked out of ICC Cricket World Cup tournament.

Which country won the First World Cricket Cup?

West Indies won the first Cricket World Cup by defeating Australia by 17 runs in the final. The next two World Cups held in 1979 and 1983 were again hosted by England.

Where did the first Cricket World Cup played?

The first Cricket World Cup was played in England on seven different venues. A total of 16 matches were played in the 1975 Cricket World Cup, including two semi-finals and a final.

How many countries participate in the Cricket World Cup?

Cricket is a popular sport, with the ICC having 104 member countries. Editorial credit: AHMAD FAIZAL YAHYA / Shutterstock.com