Producer: Peuli Bakshi

Australia In Cricket World Cup Through The Years


Australia reached the final of the inaugural World Cup, but lost by 17 runs against the West Indies at Lord’s, England.


The Aussies were knocked out from the group stage that year, after losing against England and Pakistan.


Australia was again knocked out from the group stage, after losing against West Indies and Zimbabwe.


Team Australia, led by Allan Border, secured their first World Cup win, defeating England at Kolkata‘s Eden Gardens.


Australia ended the 1992 World Cup tournament in the 5th place. They missed out on the semi final spot by just 1 point.


The Aussies reached the final, but the Sri Lankans defeated them by 7 wickets, at Lahore.


Australia became the champion, beating Pakistan by 8 wickets at Lord’s, London, England.


The yellow caps became the winner again by beating Sourav Ganguly-led India by 125 runs in Johannesburg, South Africa.


The Aussies secured their 3rd consecutive World Cup final win, by defeating Sri Lanka by 53 runs in the Caribbean Bridgetown.


Australia reached the quarter final but  India chased down the 261 target with ease and ended the Aussies’ journey.


Australia lifted the trophy for the 5th time, by beating New Zealand by 7 wickets at their home ground of Melbourne.


The Aussies reached the semi final once again, but lost to England, at Birmingham, England.

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