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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Updated on October 23, 2014

Start of Cricket World Cup

The Cricket World cup first started in 1975, this tournament held at London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Leeds in England. Winners of this ICC Cricket world cup tournament 1975 was west Indies. There was no man of the tournament for this world cup.

Second world ICC tournament was held from 9 to 23 June 1979 in England. Winners of this 1979 world cup was west Indies again which was headed by Clive Lloyd. Great legendary team created history by winning the first and second world cups.

Winners of 1975 Wold Cup: West Indies

1983 World Cup

India's first unforgettable victory against West Indies

1983 World cup was held from 9 June to 25 June 1983 in England. There were only 8 teams in this tournament. India's victory against west Indies in 1983 world cup, created sensation in cricket history. This team was thought to be a weakest team earlier. This victory bought cricket fever in millions of Indian cricket fans. There is no man of the tournament in this 1983 world cup.

Next world cup was held from 8 October to 8 November 1987 in India and Pakistan The winners of this world cup was by Australia against England. Though English men started playing the cricket match first they haven't won any world cup till now.

World Cup Winners 1975 - 2011

1975 Winners - West Indies

1979 Winners - West Indies

1983 Winners - Indians

1987 Winners - Australia

1992 Winners - Pakistan

1996 Winners - Sri Lanka

1999 Winners - Australia

2003 Winners - Australia

2007 Winners - Australia

2011 Winners - Indians

World Cup Victories and Heroes 1992 - 2011

The 1992 world was held in Australia and New Zealand from 22 February to 25 March 1992, and this match ended with Pakistan beating England in the final to become the International world Cup champions for the first time. The man of the tournament is Martin Crowe, New Zealand. 1996 world cup won by Sri Lanka, the final was held between Australia and Sri Lanka. Man of the Series Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana. 1999 was won by Australia the final was held between Pakistan and Australia. 2003 world Cup Champions of this tournament was Australia and the man of the series for this series was Sachin Tendulkar. This was held in south Africa.

2007 world cup champions are again Australians, this is for the first time one captain lifting the world cup for second time. He is none another than Ricky pointing. man of the series for this World Cup 2007 was Glenn McGrath. 2011 ICC World was held in Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh. This time the champions of this series was INDIANS. Man of the series for this series was 'Yuvraj Singh'.

World Cup Winners from 1975 - 2011

Hereo's of the world cups

World Cup Year
Man of the Series
1992
Martin Crowe, New Zealand
1996
Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana
1999
Lance Klusener
2003
Sachin Tendulkar
2007
Glenn McGrath
2011
Yuvraj Singh

2011 World Cup Glimpse

Heroes of the world cups

Who is the best player in the world cups?

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Best Players in the World Cups

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, with his stunning shots and best hook player earned love of many cricket fans. He is the man of world cup 2003. Yuvraj Singh is famous and stylish player. He is famous for his 6 6's in t20 world cup, his best bowling and batting, allround performance he became the man of the series 2011.

Glenn McGrath he was one of the best bowler in the Australian cricket squad. His best bowling performance in 2007 made him best player for the series.

Yuvraj Singh

Teams and Host Countries.

ICC Cricket world 2015 going to be a super hit series, there are totally about 14 teams. In Pool A there are 7 teams: England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Scotland.

In Pool B there are 7 teams : South Africa, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland, United Arab Emirates.

Host Countries are Australia and New Zealand. Australia: 49 matches will be played in 14 venues with Australia staging 26 games in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney New Zealand : Hosts 23 games in seven cities Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton, Napier, Nelson, Dunedin, ChristChurch.

ICC Cricket ODI Rankings

Team
Ranking
South Africa
1
Australia
2
India
3
Sri Lanka
4
England
5
Pakistan
6
New Zealand
7
West Indies
8
Bangladesh
9
Zimbabwe
10
Afghanistan
11
Ireland
12
Rankings are taken from ICC Rankings

ICC Cricket 2015 HIstory

Broadcasting of ICC World Cup 2015

The International Cricket Council sold the broadcasting rights of the ICC world Cup 2015 to ESPN Cricket for about $2bn. The Local Organizing Committee has planned to organize the event in a tremendous way to increase the craze in Australian and Kiwi's cricket fans.

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