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Australia goes into the 2007 Cricket World Cup with both the most titles (3), the most play offs (5) as well as the highest proportion of wins (69%) in world cup games.

 

Since the first world cup in 1975, 19 countries have qualified at least once and only seven have competed in every tournament. The West Indies have been the next most successful, making the play-offs three times and prevailing twice. India and Pakistan each made the play-offs twice and won once each.

Here is how the teams stacked up.

Team Rankings

Total  Win %  Played  Won  Lost  Tie  No Result
Australia  69  58  40  17  1  0
West Indies  65  48  31  16  0  1
South Africa  63  30  19   9  2  0
England  62  50  31  18  0  1
India  56  55  31  23  0  1
Pakistan  55  53  29  22  0  2
New Zealand  54  52  28  23  0  1
Sri Lanka  37  46  17  27  1  1
Kenya  25  20  5  14  0  1
United Arab Emirates  20  5  1  4  0  0
Zimbabwe  19  42  8  31  0  3
Bangladesh  18  11  2  8  0  1
Canada  11  9  1  8  0  0
Netherlands  9 11  1  10  0  0
Scotland  0  5  0  5  0  0
Namibia  0  6  0  6  0  0
East Africa  0  3  0  3  0  0

 

World Cup Records  

Most runs  Sachin Tendulkar, India 1732
Highest average (min. 20 inns.)  Viv Richards, West Indies  63.31
Most centuries  Sourav Ganguly, India  4
 Mark Waugh, Australia  4
 Sachin Tendulkar, India   4
Highest score  Gary Kirsten, South Africa  188
Highest partnership  Rahul Dravid & Sourav Ganguly, India  318
Most runs in a tournament  Sachin Tendulkar, India  673
Most wickets  Wasim Akram, Pakistan  55
Lowest average (min. 1000 balls)  Imran Khan, Pakistan  19.26
Most wickets in a tournament  Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lanka  23
Most dismissals (wicketkeeper)  Adam Gilchrist, Australia  35
Most catches (fielder)   Ricky Ponting, Australia  18
Highest team score  Sri Lanka v Kenya  398/5
Lowest team score  Canada v Sri Lanka  36
Highest winning margin (runs)  Australia v Namibia  256

                                                

World Cup Winners
World Cup  Winners Runners Up
1975  West Indies  Australia
1979  West Indies  England
1983  India  West Indies
1987  Australia  England
1992  Pakistan  England
1996  Sri Lanka  Australia
1999  Australia  Pakistan
2003  Australia  India

                                               
 

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