World Cup 1992 History and Winner

The 1992 Cricket World Cup, held in Australia and New Zealand, stands out as a pivotal moment in cricket history. This edition introduced innovations like colored clothing and floodlit matches, adding a fresh, dynamic dimension to the sport. Pakistan, led by Imran Khan, clinched their first World Cup title in dramatic fashion, defeating England in the final at Melbourne. The tournament showcased memorable performances by players like Martin Crowe, Wasim Akram, and Inzamam-ul-Haq. The 1992 Cricket World Cup remains iconic not only for its cricketing excitement but also for its transformative impact on the game's presentation and global popularity.
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1992
1992 Winner PAKISTAN

The 1992 Cricket World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand was a landmark event that witnessed several big changes. From a revised format to coloured clothing and floodlit matches, this edition brought new dimensions to the tournament. It also marked a defining moment for Pakistani cricket, as Imran Khan led his team to a remarkable victory

1992 Score
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia

India's performance in 1992 World Cup

  • India had a poor campaign and were knocked out in the round-robin stage.
  • They won only 2 out of their 8 matches.

Key Moments

  • Wasim Akram's all-round performance in the final, with both bat and ball, played a significant role in Pakistan's victory.
  • Martin Crowe of New Zealand was the Player of the Tournament.

Tournament Highlights

  • blue-arrowThe 1992 World Cup was hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
  • blue-arrowThis edition featured 9 teams and a total of 39 matches.
  • blue-arrowPakistan won their first World Cup title, defeating England in the final.
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