Today in Cricket World Cup History

Events in Sport

  • 1975-06-07 Sri Lanka's 1st one-day international, v WI Cricket World Cup
  • 1975-06-18 Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 in Cricket World Cup semi v England
  • 1975-06-21 West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup
  • 1979-06-14 Canada all out for 45 runs in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40.3 overs
  • 1979-06-18 Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset
  • 1979-06-23 West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup
  • 1983-06-12 Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia
  • 1983-06-25 India beat West Indies by 43 runs to win Cricket World Cup
  • 1987-10-13 West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup v Sri Lanka
  • 1987-11-08 Australia beat England by 7 runs to win cricket World Cup
  • 1992-03-22 England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
  • 1996-02-17 1st full ODI for the Netherlands, v NZ, cricket World Cup Nolan Clarke makes ODI debut for Netherlands at age 47

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996-02-18 1st full ODI for Kenya, Cricket World Cup v India: Sachin Tendulkar scores 127*

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 1996-02-29 Kenya defeat West Indies (all out 93) in Cricket World Cup
  • 1996-03-02 Tendulkar scores 137 for Ind v SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose
  • 1996-03-06 Aravinda De Silva smashes 145 v Kenya in cricket World Cup at Kandy Sri Lanka score 5-398 in 50 overs in World Cup v Kenya
  • 1996-03-14 Australia beat West Indies by 5 runs in amazing cricket World Cup semi
  • 1996-03-17 Aravinda De Silva gets 107* & 3-42 in cricket World Cup victory
  • 2013-02-17 Australia defeat the West Indies to win the women's 2013 Cricket World Cup
  • 2015-03-29 Cricket World Cup: Australia defeats fellow host New Zealand by 7 wickets to win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground