ICC Cricket World Cup History

ICC World Cup 1999 – Run Out Mix-Up Helps...

June 3, 2019

Twelve teams competed in 1999, Scotland and Bangladesh replacing the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates from 1996. From two ...

Wills World Cup 1996 – Sri Lanka Conquer ...

June 1, 2019

There were 12 participants in the 1996 World Cup- the nine from 1992 (Zimbabwe was now a Test-playing country) plus ...

Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992 – Imr...

May 31, 2019

There was a sensible format for the fifth World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 1992. With South Africa ...

Reliance World Cup 1987 – Aussies Battle ...

May 30, 2019

The fourth World Cup, sponsored by Reliance, was staged in India and Pakistan. The same eight sides as played in ...

Underdogs India Beat the Odds, Prudential World...

April 21, 2019

The third World Cup, again sponsored by Prudential, saw the company put £500,000 into the kitty. The total attendance rose ...

English weather can’t keep the Caribs dow...

April 21, 2019

In 1975, the World Cup had been played in a flaming English June, but four years later June was not ...

First Blood to West Indies, The Prudential Worl...

April 20, 2019

The first World Cup was staged in England in June, 1975. The trophy at stake was the Prudential Cup; Prudential ...