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Cricket World Champions

The cricket champions

YearVenueChampionScoreRunner-upScoreWinning by

2007

Barbados

Australia

281 for 4 (38 overs)

Sri Lanka

215 for 8 (36 overs)

Aus won by 53 runs

2003

Wanderers, Johannesburg

Australia

359 for 2 (50 overs)

India

234 all out (39.2 overs)

Aus won by 125 runs

1999

Lord’s, London

Australia

133 for 2 (20.1 overs)

Pakistan

132 all out (39 overs)

Aus won by 8 wickets

1996

Gaddafi Stadium, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

245 for 3 (46.2 overs)

Australia

241 for 7 (50 overs)

SL won by 7 wickets

1992

MCG, Melbourne

Pakistan

249 for 6 (50 overs)

England

227 all out (49.2 overs)

Pak won by 22 runs

1987

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Australia

253 for 5 (50 overs)

England

246 for 8 (50 overs)

Aus won by 7 runs

1983

Lord’s, London

India

183 all out (54.4 overs)

West Indies

140 all out (52 overs)

Ind won by 43 runs

1979

Lord’s, London

West Indies

286 for 9 (60 overs)

England

191 all out (50 overs)

WI won by 92 runs

1975

Lord’s, London

West Indies

291 for 8 (60 overs)

Australia

274 all out (58.4 overs)

WI won by 17 runs