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4 Records held by Australia In World Cup History

Cricket Australia and world Cup history is one of the best things to has ever happened in a game of cricket. Having said, let us take a look at the top 4 records held by the Australia team in the cricket world Cup history.

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Last updated: 30.09.2020
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Cricket Australia and world cup history is one of the best things to has ever happened in a game of cricket. A team who has dominated world cricket like no other after the great West Indies sides of 1970s.

 

Cricket Australia phase from the 80s to the 2000s is quite dynamic. Australian was the average side in the 80s when the Australian captain Allan Border turned them into world beaters and won their first world cup in 1987. Although Australian performed more fearlessly in the ICC Tournaments like Invincible after winning their first world cup.

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Australia's team always have been interesting characters in every era who have racked up runs and win games single handedly for the team. It's tough to say if Australia has a good batting line-up. They are the most complete team in the last two decades who have beaten every team anywhere in the world to establish their dominance and prove their authority over world cricket. 


Having said, let us take a look at the top 4 records held by the Australia team in the cricket world Cup history.

 

 

1. 25-Matches Longest Winning Streak:

 

Winning the 25 games in row its look like a unreal thing. But predator Australia has done that when they were the most dominating sides in the world cricket. Even the competitive side of those times scared at once to go against the invincible side of Ricky Ponting.

 

Winning the final of 1999 world cup at Lord's Australia stayed undefeated in the next two world cups and came out as champions for lifting the world cup for the fourth time.

 

The winning streak came to an end in 2011 world cup against Sri-Lanka when the game was abandoned due to interruption of rain. But still Australia team had the best side to win the world Cup for the fourth time in a row. The Australian world Cup campaign came to an end in the quarter-finals against India which was very rare to see Australians getting knocked out of ICC Tournament before playing the finals.

 

2. Playing the World-Cup Finals for 7 times:

 

7 finals 5 Trophies numbers are all that anyone could need to realize how dangerous this team is in the ICC Tournaments. Australia team throughout the years piled on the top-notch players who have been exceptional at the world Cup stages.

 

Australia played the first final against West Indies in 1975 however they have lost it. Subsequent to losing the finals of 1975. In the following two world cups Australians couldn't figured out how to venture out in front of group stage.

 

The pivot was 1987 world cup led by Allan Border who turned into the first captain to lift the world Cup in the Australian cricket history.

 

3. 5 ICC Trophies:

 

The most successful team in the ICC Tournament history. 7 finals 5 Trophies easily defined the domination of team Australia so far in the long history of the world cup.

 

If they have been successful in winning 5 trophies without any doubt they have the highest among any other teams. 75.30% the highest win percentage in the world cup after playing 85 matches most by any team.

 

South Africa has the next best percentage to Australia 65.45% after playing 55 matches. The record itself justified the dominance of a team like Australia who have been boasted up with the match winners over the years. Risking ability and performance under pressure makes the winning qualities, Play your favorite online casino games and find out what you got.

 

4. Highest Team Score:


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Australia 417-6 (50 Overs)

 

Afghanistan 142-10 (37.3 Overs)

 

 

It was the Pool A Match of the 2015 world Cup between Australia and Afghanistan. After winning the toss Afghanistan forced Australia to bat first.

 

Apart from losing the opener at the score of 14/1. David Warner hammered 178 runs off 133 which featured 19 fours and 5 Sixes along with Steve Smith who made 95 runs just felt short of his century. Towards the end it was Glenn Maxwell who scored 88 runs off 39 balls which featured 6 fours and 7 Sixes to help Australia post the massive score of 417/6 in the 50 Overs.

 

There was no way for a team like Afghanistan to even see the target rather try to play the full overs of their innings. Mitchell Johnson and Mitchell Starc this will be a complete nightmare for Afghanistan as these two humiliated the Afghanistan team and restricted them at the score of 142 runs and registered the biggest margin of victory in the world Cup history.

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