The game of cricket is more than 150 years old. A number of teams play this game across the globe. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the global body that organizes every big event and tournament in this game. There are four major tournaments to be played in this game across formats: the ODI World Cup, the Champions Trophy, the T20 World Cup, and the World Test Championship.
This article will feature the teams that have won the most numbers of ICC Trophies in their history. A team is always known for performing well in every series, but there are some teams that do well in the big tournaments. All these teams will be discussed here in this article.
Most ICC Trophy Winners List
|Team||Trophies||ODI WC||T20 WC||Champions Trophy||WTC|
|Australia||10||1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015, 2023||2021||2006, 2009||2023|
|India||5||1983, 2011||2007||2002, 2013||—|
|West Indies||5||1975, 1979||2012, 2016||2004||—|
|Sri Lanka||3||1996||2014||2002 (joint)||—|
5. Pakistan – 3 ICC Trophies
There are three teams that have won three ICC titles in their history. Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and England are those three countries. Among those, Pakistan was the first team to reach this landmark. Pakistan won their maiden title in 1992 when they won the ODI World Cup under Imran Khan. Then, they also won the 2009 T20 World Cup under Younis Khan and the 2017 Champions Trophy under Sarfaraz Ahmed.
4. England – 3 ICC Trophies
The team that started the game hasn’t been able to be the world champions on many occasions. In fact, England has just won three ICC tournaments in its long history. They won their maiden ICC title in 2010, when Paul Collingwood led them to T20 World Cup success. England won the 2019 ODI World Cup under Eoin Morgan and the 2022 T20 World Cup under Jos Buttler.
3. West Indies – 5 ICC Trophies
West Indies were the first team to win the first ever ICC tournament in 1975, which was the World Cup. So far, they have won five major ICC events. They won the 1975 and 1979 ODI World Cups, and then they won the 2004 Champions Trophy. Apart from that, the Caribbean team has also won the T20 World Cup twice, in 2012 and 2016, both under the captaincy of Darren Sammy.
2. India – 5 ICC Trophies
Team India is one of only two teams to have won five ICC tournaments so far. India is always among the favorites in any big event, but they have gone trophyless for more than a decade or so. Meanwhile, India won their first ODI World Cup in 1983 under Kapil Dev. Then, they were joint winners in the 2002 Champions Trophy. MS Dhoni has led India to the 2007 T20 World Cup, the 2011 ODI World Cup, and the 2013 Champions Trophy.
1. Australia – 10 ICC Trophies
Australia is known as the most successful team in the history of the game. They have won a total of ten major ICC tournaments. They are the only team to have won five editions of the ODI World Cup: 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015 and 2023 respectively. The Men in Yellow have won the Champion Trophy twice, in 2006 and 2009. And their maiden T20 World Cup win came in 2021 under Aaron Finch. Recently they won World Test Championship Final by defeating team India.