The Indian cricket team are two times World Champions. In addition to winning the 1983 Cricket World Cup, they triumphed over Sri Lanka in the 2011 Cricket World Cup on home soil. They were also runners-up at the 2003 Cricket World Cup, and semifinalists four times(1987, 1996, 2015, 2019).
When did India win the World Cup for the first time?
Fans, former cricketers and current players paid tributes to Kapil Dev and Co’s unforgettable victory at Lord’s in 1983. On June 25, 2021, Indian fans celebrated the 38th anniversary of the country’s first cricket World Cup triumph.
Who won most World Cup in cricket?
Cricket World Cup
|The World Cup Trophy|
|Administrator||International Cricket Council (ICC)|
|Most successful||Australia (5 titles)|
|Most runs||Sachin Tendulkar (2,278)|
|Most wickets||Glenn McGrath (71)|
Who Ruled India the longest?
List of largest empires in India
|Empire||Approximate maximum extent (Area in km²)||Size as percentage of area of Republic of India|
|British Indian Empire||4,574,000||139%|
|Republic of India (for comparison)||3,287,263||100%|
Who won all the World Cups?
The other World Cup winners are Germany and Italy, with four titles each; Argentina, France, and inaugural winner Uruguay, with two titles each; and England and Spain, with one title each.
FIFA World Cup.
|FIFA World Cup Trophy|
|Number of teams||32 (finals)|
|Current champions||France (2nd title)|
Who is the No 1 batsman in world?
Men’s ODI Batting Rankings
Did England really win the World Cup?
England defeated West Germany 4–2 in the final to win their first and only ever title; the match had finished at 2–2 after 90 minutes and went to extra time, when Geoff Hurst scored two goals to complete his hat-trick, the first (and as of 2021, only) to be scored in a World Cup final, with a handful of spectators …
Which country won the last world?
World Cup History
|2002||South Korea, Japan||Brazil|
Why did England win the cricket World Cup?
England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice. … It meant England were crowned world champions by virtue of having scored more boundary fours and sixes – 26 to New Zealand’s 17 – in the entire match.