List of Cricket World Cup Winners (1975 – 2021 ), ICC Cricket World Cup Winners Captains List

The wicketkeeper plays an important role in a cricket match. In the history of cricket, many captains have won teams under their captaincy. There is only a captain who pays less attention to his performance and pays more attention to the performance of the team. The captain is the leader of the team, so he does everything possible for the team’s victory.

There are many such captains in the history of cricket who have made their team winners in the World Cup, due to which these captains are still known all over the world. Looking at the role of captain in cricket, today we are writing this article for you in which we will tell you about the captains of cricket history who have won the Cricket World Cup Titles.

We will tell you about the Complete list of those captains who made their team winners in the Cricket World Champions between 1975 and 2021. We hope that you will get a lot of information about the captains of cricket history from this article.

Cricket World Cup Winners Captains List (1975 – 2021 )

Year Winner Captain
2019 England Eoin Morgan
2015 Australia Michael Clarke
2011 India MS Dhoni
2007 Australia Ricky Ponting
2003 Australia Ricky Ponting
1999 Australia Steve Waugh
1996 Sri Lanka Arjuna Ranatunga
1992 Pakistan Imran Khan
1987 Australia Allan Border
1983 India Kapil Dev
1979 West Indies Clive Lloyd
1975 West Indies Clive Lloyd

The first World Cup game was played in 1975. This World Cup was played in England. 8 Cricket teams ( Century- Australian, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka and East Africa) participated in this World Cup.

In the 1975 first World Cup Edition of cricket, the Most Strong West Indies team defeated Australia by 17 runs in the final at Lord’s to win the first World Cup. West Indies won their first World Cup under the captaincy of Clive Lloyd. In the 1975 World Cup, the West Indies team defeated Australia by 17 runs in the final at Lord’s to win the first World Cup. West Indies won their first World Cup under the captaincy of Clive Lloyd.

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After this, the time came for the 1979 World Cup, which was also held in England from 9 to 23 June 1979. In this World Cup, the semi-final was played between Pakistan and New Zealand.

The final match of this ICC Cricket World Cup was also played between England and West Indies, where West Indies defeated England by 92 runs to win the World Cup again. This time also the captain of the team was Clive Lloyd.

The 1983 World Cup is still remembered in India because, in the 1983 World Cup, the Indian team won the World Cup for the first time by defeating West Indies in the final.

The 1983 World Cup was played from June 9 to June 25, where India won the World Cup for the first time by defeating West Indies by 43 runs in the final. Indian captain Kapil Dev was the captain of the Indian team in 1983. It was a proud moment for an Indian cricket lover.

After this, Australia captain Allan Border, Pakistan captain Imran Khan, and Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga have won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1987 (Australia), 1992 (Pakistan), and 1996 (Sri Lanka).

After this, there was a time in the international Cricket World Cup in which Australia won the World Cup for three consecutive title years in 1999, 2003, and 2007. Australian captain Steve Waugh in 1999 and Ricky Ponting in 2003 and 2007 under his captaincy made the team the World Cup winner.

A new star of cricket history came into existence in the 2011 World Cup. In the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, the Indian team captured the World Cup, at which time Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain of the Indian team. 

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It was under his captaincy Skill that Mahendra Singh Dhoni made the team the champion of the World Cup after 28 years. Due to this achievement, his name is taken among the great Cricket captains of the world.

Australia won the World Cup trophy in 2015 and England in 2019. The captain of the Australia team in the World Cup was Michael Clarke and the captain of England was Eoin Morgan. This was the fifth World Cup for the Australia team, while England became the winner of the World Cup for the first time. 

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People also ask

Which country has won the most World Cups in cricket?

The Australian team has won the World Cup the most times in cricket history, Australia has so far won the World Cup trophy 5 times. Australia won the World Cup in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015. The Australian team has a unique record in the Cricket World Cup, it is the only team that has retained its possession in the World Cup for 12 consecutive years. He is the most successful team in the ICC cricket world cup.

Who is the most successful captain in the World Cup?

Ricky Ponting is the most successful captain in cricket history Ricky Ponting has played 29 matches in the World Cup out of which he has won 26 matches and his winning percentage is 92.85%.

Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
RT Ponting (AUS) 2003-2011 29 26 2 0 1 92.85
SP Fleming (NZ) 1999-2007 27 16 10 0 1 61.53
M Azharuddin (INDIA) 1992-1999 23 10 12 0 1 45.45
Imran Khan (PAK) 1983-1992 22 14 8 0 0 63.63
MS Dhoni (INDIA) 2011-2015 17 14 2 1 0 85.29

Australia World Cup Winning Captains List:

2015 Australia Michael Clarke
2007 Australia Ricky Ponting
2003 Australia Ricky Ponting
1999 Australia Steve Waugh
1987 Australia Allan Border

 

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