Flashback! A look at all thrilling ICC World Cup finals

Jun 21, 2018, 08:45 IST
  • Flashback! A look at all thrilling ICC World Cup finals
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  • Flashback! A look at all thrilling ICC World Cup finals
    1975
    The inaugural ICC Cricket World Cup final was held at Lord's, England in June 1975. West Indies, led by Clive Lloyd, beat Australia by 17 runs to lift the title. Lloyd, who hit 102 off 85 balls was declared the Player of the match
    Scorecard
    West Indies: 291/8 (60 overs)
    Australia: 274 (58.4 overs)
    Pic: mid-day archive
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    1979
    The second World Cup was again played at Lord's in June 1979. West Indies defended their title, defeating England by 92 runs. Viv Richards was declared Man of the Match for his unbeaten 138 off 157 balls
    Scorecard
    West Indies: 289/9 (60 overs) England: 194 (51 overs)
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    1983
    The 1983 ICC Cricket World Cup was played between India and West Indies once again at the Lord's Cricket Ground on 25 June 1983. This was the third consecutive World Cup final appearance for West Indies. Kapil Dev's Team India created history by beating two-times defending champions West Indies by 43 runs to win their first title. Mohinder Amarnath was awarded the Man of the Match award for his all-round performance
    Scorecard
    India: 183 all out (54.4 overs) West Indies: 140 all out (51 overs)
    Pic: mid-day archive
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    1987
    The final of the 1987 Reliance World Cup, co-hosted by India and Pakistan, was played in Eden Gardens, Kolkata in November 1987. Australia beat England by 7 runs to win their first World Cup title. Australian opener David Boon who top-scored with 75 off 125 balls was declared the Man of the Match
    Scorecard
    Australia: 253/5 (50 overs)
    England: 246/8 (50 overs)
    Pic: mid-day archive
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    1992
    The final of the 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup was played between England and Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia in March. Pakistan led by Imran Khan defeated England by 22 runs to win their first World Cup trophy. Wasim Akram was declared the Man of the Match for hitting a quickfire 33 and picking up 3 wickets
    Scorecard
    Pakistan: 249/6 (50 overs)
    England: 227 (49.2 overs)
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    1996
    The sixth World Cup final was played on 17 March 1996 at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium in Pakistan. Arjuna Ranatunga's Sri Lankan side chased down Australia's 241 with the loss of just 3 wickets. Aravinda De Silva was named man of the match for hitting an unbeaten 107 (124 balls) and he also picked up 3 wickets in the match
    Scorecard
    Australia: 241/7 (50 overs)
    Sri Lanka: 245/3 (46.2 overs)
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    1999
    The final of the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup was played at Lord's on 20 June 1999. This was the fourth time Lord's had hosted the final of an ICC Cricket World Cup. Australia won their second Cup by defeating Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final. Shane Warne with match figures of 4/33 in 9 overs was declared Man of the Match
    Scorecard
    Pakistan: 132 (39 overs)
    Australia: 133/2 (20.1 overs)
    Pic: AFP
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    2003
    The final of the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup was played in Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 23 March. Australia defeated India by 125 runs to win their third world cup trophy. Ponting was named Man Of The Match for his superb knock of 140 from 121 balls
    Scorecard
    Australia: 359/2 (50 overs)
    India: 234 (39.2 overs)
    Pic: AFP
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    2007
    The final of the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was played between Australia and Sri Lanka on 28 April 2007 at the Kensington Oval, Barbados. In the rain-affected match, Australia beat Sri Lanka by 53 runs (DL method) to lift their 4th World Cup trophy and 3rd in a row. Australian keeper Adam Gilchrist blasted 149 off 104 balls and was adjudged the man of the match
    Scorecard
    Australia: 281/4 (38 overs)
    Sri Lanka: 215/8 (36 overs)
    Pic: AFP
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  • Flashback! A look at all thrilling ICC World Cup finals
    2011
    The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup final was played between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 2 April 2011. India won the match by six wickets,to lift their second World Cup title. Indian skipped MS Dhoni scored 91 not out from 79 deliveries to win the man of the match award
    Scorecard
    Sri Lanka: 274/6 (50 overs)
    India: 277/4 (48.2 overs)
    Pic: AFP
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On this day in 1975, West Indies defeated Australia in the first ever ICC World Cup final. Let's go back in time to witness the epic clashes in previous finals on the prestigious cricket tournament

 

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