The final World Cup 2019 qualifying spot has gone to Sri Lanka, who, at the expense of the West Indies, join hosts England, South Africa, Australia, India, Pakistan, New Zealand, […]Read more
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be the 12th edition of this quadrennial event, will be combinedly hosted by England and Wales, who have hosted four World Cups previously (1975, 1979, 1983, and 1999).
The 2019 World Cup will begin on 30 May (Thursday) and end on 15 July (Monday). At the time of writing, 650 more days (1 year, 9 months and 12 days) remain for the start of the world tournament.
Australia are the defending champions, having won the cup back home in 2015. They have been the most successful team at cricket World Cups, winning five (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015) of the eleven tournaments held so far.
Cricket World Cup winners list
|Year||Host country||Cricket World Cup winners||runners-up|
|2015||Australia, New Zealand||Australia||New Zealand|
|2011||India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh||India||Sri Lanka|
|2007||West Indies||Australia||Sri Lanka|
|2003||South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya||Australia||India|
|1999||England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Netherlands||Australia||Pakistan|
|1996||India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan||Sri Lanka||Australia|
|1992||Australia, New Zealand||Pakistan||England|