Cricket World Cup Facts – Long Streaks Special:
The biggest event of the cricket sport named the ICC Cricket World Cup. This is the international championship which played in One Day International format. it’s organized by International Cricket Council (ICC). ICC Cricket World Cup played once in four years. Here we talk about Cricket World Cup Facts – Long Streaks Special.
The first-ever World cup played in 1975. This World Cup hosted by none other than England which is an only nation at that time who takes care of this type of big event better way.
In this inaugural world cup, eight teams participated includes Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, and the West Indies, Sri Lanka and a composite team from East Africa. First-ever World cup win by a most dominated team of that time West Indies by defeating Australia by 17 runs at famous ground Lord’s.
Let’s get back to our today hot topic which is the longest Streaks of World Cup history.
#1 Longest Winning Streak in World Cup (Australia)
In the late 90s, one team mostly dominated other named Australia. In their time in the 90s they have legends in their teams include Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting, Shan Warn, Glen McGrath, etc.
Under the leadership of Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting Australia Dominate in World Cups for more the decade. Between 1999 to 2011, Australia on the road of 25 consecutive victories which is the longest winning streak in the World Cup.
This streak started in 1999 world cup where they have a match against South Africa in the semifinal of the world cup which resulted in a tie. After that, they dominated over Pakistan by defeating him by 8 wickets. After that, they don’t look back and win every single game they played between 2003 to 2007 world cups.
In their streaks, they won 3 consecutive world cup trophies in 1999, 2003 and 2007. In the 2011 world cup, their streak will be ended in an unfortunate way when their match abounded due to the rain against Sri Lanka.