World Cup Champions and Runner-Ups

Year

Winner

Runner-Up

Winning Captain

Runner-Up Captain

Host Nation(s)

2019
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
England & Wales
2015
Australia
New Zealand
Michael Clarke
Brendon McCullum
Australia/New Zealand
2011
India
Sri Lanka
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Kumar Sangakkara
India/Bangladesh/Sri Lanka
2007
Australia
Sri Lanka
Ricky Ponting
Mahela Jayawardene
West Indies
2003
Australia
India
Ricky Ponting
Sourav Ganguly
South Africa/Zimbabwe/Kenya/Namibia
1999
Australia
Pakistan
Steve Waugh
Wasim Akram
UK/Ireland/Holland
1996
Sri Lanka
Australia
Arjuna Ranatunga
Mark Taylor
India/Pakistan/Sri Lanka
1992
Pakistan
England
Imran Khan
Graham Gooch
Australia/New Zealand
1987
Australia
England
Allan Border
Mike Gatting
India/Pakistan
1983
India
West Indies
Kapil Dev
Clive Lloyd
England
1979
West Indies
England
Clive Lloyd
Mike Brearley
England
1975
West Indies
Australia
Clive Lloyd
Ian Chappell
England


Notes

  • The 2011 World Cup was to be held in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Because of security concerns, the International Cricket Council (ICC) decided to eliminate Pakistan as a potential venue. As such, the 2011 World Cup was held only in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.