The Indian team has always been one of the top sides in the game of cricket. They have been among the top favorites to win any big tournament, whichever takes place across the globe. India were only the second team to win the ODI World Cup back then, in 1983.
They stopped the West Indies from making hat-tricks in ODI World Cups. Then, MS Dhoni is the only captain who has led a country to the ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup, and Champions Trophy as a captain. In total, Team India has won five major ICC titles in their history. Here, we will talk about all those ICC trophy wins they have registered.
List of ICC Trophies won by India
|1||1983||ODI World Cup||West Indies|
|2||2002 (joint-winners)||Champions Trophy||Sri Lanka|
|3||2007||T20 World Cup||Pakistan|
|4||2011||ODI World Cup||Sri Lanka|
|5||2013||T20 World Cup||England|
1. 1983 ODI World Cup
West Indies won the first two editions of the ODI World Cup in 1975 and 1979, respectively. Even so, they reached the final of the 1983 ODI World Cup. But then, it was an all-spirited Indian team that stopped them and won their maiden ODI World Cup under Kapil Dev. India beat West Indies by 43 runs.
2. 2002 Champions Trophy (joint-winners)
The second ICC title for India came in 2002 under the leadership of Sourav Ganguly. It was the 2002 Champion Trophy, and they faced Sri Lanka in the final. This game was interrupted due to rain. Sri Lanka made 244/5, and India were at 14/0 when the game stopped and moved to the reserve day. Sri Lanka made 222/7 in the new game, and India were at 38/1 in 8.4 overs when the game ended due to rain. As a result, both teams were adjudged joint winners.
3. 2007 T20 World Cup
MS Dhoni became the captain in 2007, and he led the team to the inaugural T20 World Cup title in South Africa. India faced archrivals Pakistan and made 157/5 in the first inning. They dismissed Pakistan for 152 and won their maiden T20 title, which was their third ICC tournament win.
4. 2011 ODI World Cup
MS Dhoni then led India to their second ODI World Cup. It was the 2011 edition in India, and the Men in Blue faced Sri Lanka in the final. Batting first, Sri Lanka made 274/6, and India made 277/4 and won the game by six wickets. This was India’s fourth ICC title in history.
5. 2013 Champions Trophy
India won their fifth and last ICC title (so far) in 2013. It was the third time that MS Dhoni led the country to a big tournament win. It took place in England, and India faced the hosts in the final. Due to rain, the game was shortened to 20 overs per side. India made 129/7 and restricted England to 124/8 to win by five runs and win their second Champion Trophy title.