ICC World Cup Points Table. The ICC World Cup or the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is undoubtedly the biggest event in cricket and one of the most watched events in the sporting world. The tournament is played every four years.
The first edition of the World Cup was played in 1975 with 8 teams participating in it. England were the host for the first edition as well as the following two editions. The tournament was moved out of England for the first time in 1987.
So far, 12 editions of the ICC World Cup have taken place. Australia are the most successful side in the history of the tournament, having won it 5 times. They won the tournament in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015. Apart from Australia, only West Indies and India have won the tournament more than once.
While West Indies won the tournament in 1975 and 1979, India won it in 1983 and in 2011 when they became the first team to lift the trophy on home soil. Apart from the trio, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have also won the World Cup. The much-anticipated ICC World Cup 2023 is scheduled to be played in India in the coming months.
ICC World Cup 2023:
A total of 10 teams will participate in the 13th edition of the World Cup. As far as the format is concerned, it will be played in a round-robin format before the knockouts take place. In the first round, each team will play against the other 9 teams once. The top four teams will then make it to the semifinals.
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ICC World Cup 1975:
In the inaugural edition of the World Cup played in 1975 and hosted by England, a total of 8 teams participated. The eight teams were divided into two groups. Hosts England, New Zealand, India, and now-defunct East Africa were in Group A while West Indies, Australia, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka were in Group B. The top two teams from each group made it to the semifinal.
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ICC World Cup 1979:
In the 1979 edition of the ICC World Cup, 8 teams participated. As far as the format is concerned, they were divided into two groups. In each group, one team played against the other three teams exactly once. The top two teams from each group then made it to the semifinal.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 1979:
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ICC World Cup 1983:
The 1983 World Cup was hosted by England too with a total of 8 teams participating in it. The eight teams were once again divided into two groups. But unlike the first two editions of the competitions, each team played against the other team in the group twice instead of once. The top two teams from each group then advanced to the semifinal.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 1983:
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ICC World Cup 1987:
The World Cup moved out of England for the first time in 1987 with India and Pakistan co-hosting it. For the first time in the World Cup, 50-over matches were played in this very edition. Just like the 1983 edition, the 8 participating teams were divided into two groups of 4 each and each team played against each other twice. The top-two teams then made it to the semifinal.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 1987:
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ICC World Cup 1992:
Australia and New Zealand co-hosted the 1992 World Cup. For the time in the tournament, more than 8 teams participated. A total of 9 teams took part in the competition. Talking about the format, the first stage of the competition was played in a round-robin format. Each team played against the other eight teams once and the top four teams made it to the semifinal.
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ICC World Cup 1996:
The ICC World Cup returned to Asia in 1996 and was co-hosted by India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. A total of 12 teams took part in the competition. The teams were divided into two groups. In each group, each team played against the other five teams once. Four teams from each group then made it to the quarterfinals.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 1996:
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ICC World Cup 1999:
In 1999, the World Cup made a comeback to England with 12 teams featuring in it. The teams were divided into two groups of six each. Each team played all the others in their group once. The top three teams from each group advanced to the Super Sixes. The top four teams in the Super Sixes advanced to the semifinals.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 1999:
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Super 6s ICC World Cup Points Table 1999:
ICC World Cup 2003:
In the 2003 ICC World Cup, a total of 14 teams participated. The teams were divided into two groups of seven teams each. Each team played against the other team in the group once and the top three teams from each group made it to the Super 6s. The top four teams in the Super 6s then made it to the semifinal.
Pool A ICC World Cup Points Table 2003:
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Super 6 ICC World Cup Points Table 2003:
ICC World Cup 2007:
West Indies hosted the ICC World Cup for the first time in 2007 with a record 16 teams participating in that edition. The teams were divided into four groups. In the group stage, each team played three games, and the top two teams from each group advanced to the Super 8. The top four teams from the Super 8s then made it to the semifinal.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 2007:
Group B ICC World Cup Points Table 2007:
Group C ICC World Cup Points Table 2007:
Group D ICC World Cup Points Table 2007:
Super 8s ICC World Cup Points Table 2007:
ICC World Cup 2011:
India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh co-hosted the ICC World Cup in 2011. A total of 14 teams participated in that edition of the marquee event. The teams were divided into two groups of 7 teams each. In the group stage, each team in a group played against all the other teams once and the top four from each group made it to the knockout round.
Group A ICC World Cup Points Table 2011:
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ICC World Cup 2015:
Like the previous edition in 2011, the 2015 edition of the World Cup also featured 14 teams. The teams were divided into two pools of 7 teams each. The seven teams played against each other once before the top four teams from each group qualified for the quarterfinals.
Pool A ICC World Cup Points Table 2015:
Pool B ICC World Cup Points Table 2015:
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ICC World Cup 2019:
In 2019, the World Cup returned to the English shores after two decades and ended on a historic note. England, the pioneers of the game, finally managed to lay their hands on the most coveted title in the game. Talking about the format, 10 teams featured in the competition. Each team played against each once in the league stage before the top four teams made it to the semifinal.
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