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ICC World Cup 2007- Winner And Runner Up

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Cricket fans witnessed an unforeseen and fascinating match during the 2007 ICC World Cup. The action-packed momentum and uncertain identity of ICC T20 cricket were introduced to the world by this tournament, which was held in South Africa and indicated a noticeable break from the old formation.  

However, a mind-blowing mix of amazing performances in this tournament between India and Pakistan, was full of exciting clinch, and flashes of pure genius kept fans on the edge of their seats as teams from different nations battled for the desired trophy. Eventually, one team won and craved their name in cricket history with a memorable victory. 

Let’s join us on this journey as we will be telling you who won the 2007 World Cup. 

Winning Team of 2007 World Cup 

Australia won the 2007 cricket world cup and marked their name in the 2007 ICC World Cup winners list. firming their strong matches as the sport’s commanding force at the time. Australian team was captained by Ricky Ponting, and he became a favorite contender after winning the World Cups in 1999 and 2003. However, these players gave their best in the tournament, players like Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Adam Gilchrist, and Glenn McGrath. Along with them are some beginner’s players like Shaun Tait and Mitchell Johnson.  

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Moreover, the 2007 Cricket World Cup final between Australia and Sri Lanka took place at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. Rain delays caused the match to be trimmed to 38 overs on each side. Australia achieved 281 runs, and this was possible because of the outstanding effort by Adam Gilchrist as he achieved 149 runs out of 104 balls.  

In addition to demonstrating their skills and depth in both batting and bowling, Australia’s 2007 World Cup victory showed their technique to perform well under pressure.  

If we discuss about Sri Lanka’s input in the match, well their attempts to reach the final featured their power as a terrifying cricketing nation on the international stage, their success of winning three consecutive World Cups cemented their position as one of the greatest cricket teams of all time. 

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However, after knowing the winner you must be curious about the scores of both the teams, right? Well, we will be sharing the scorecard of the teams as well. Scroll down to get the precise stats of bowlers and batters of each team.  

2007 World Cup Final Scorecard 

Batting Scorecard of Australia 

BATTING SR R B M 4s 6s 
Andrew Symonds 109.52 23 21 39 2 0 
Michael Clarke 133.33 8 6 10 1 0 
Ricky Ponting (c) 88.09 37 42 53 1 1 
Matthew Hayden 69.09 38 55 100 3 1 
Adam Gilchrist † 143.26 149 104 129 13 8 
Shane Watson 100 3 3 3 0 0 

Bowling Scorecard of Australia 

BOWLING O M R W 0s 4s 6s WD NB ECON 
Muthiah Muralidaran 7 0 44 0 13 1 1 2 0 6.28 
Dilhara Fernando 8 0 74 1 13 7 2 4 1 9.25 
Lasith Malinga 8 1 49 2 26 5 2 0 0 6.12 
Sanath Jayasuriya 5 0 33 0 13 2 2 0 0 6.6 
Chaminda Vaas 8 0 54 0 25 5 1 1 2 6.75 
Tillakaratne Dilshan 2 0 23 0 4 0 2 1 0 11.5 

Batting Scorecard of Sri Lanka 

BATTING SR R B M 4s 6s 
Chamara Silva 95.45 21 22 41 1 1 
Sanath Jayasuriya 94.02 63 67 108 9 0 
Dilhara Fernando 16.66 1 6 6 0 0 
Tillakaratne Dilshan 107.69 14 13 20 2 0 
Kumar Sangakkara † 103.84 54 52 72 6 1 
Chaminda Vaas 52.38 11 21 20 0 0 
Mahela Jayawardene (c) 100 19 19 31 1 0 
Upul Tharanga 75 6 8 11 1 0 
Russel Arnold 50 1 2 9 0 0 
Lasith Malinga 166.66 10 6 6 0 1 

Bowling Scorecard of Sri Lanka  

BOWLING O M R W 0s 4s 6s WD NB ECON 
Glenn McGrath 7 0 31 1 24 2 1 1 0 4.42 
Nathan Bracken 6 1 34 1 21 5 0 1 0 5.66 
Shane Watson 7 0 49 1 15 5 0 3 0 7 
Michael Clarke 5 0 33 2 14 0 2 2 0 6.6 
Brad Hogg 3 0 19 1 7 2 0 0 0 6.33 
Shaun Tait 6 0 42 0 17 6 0 2 0 7 
Andrew Symonds 2 0 6 1 7 0 0 0 0 3 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who won the 2007 World Cup tournament? 

Australia won the 2007 ICC World Cup tournament against Sri Lanka.  

How much did Adam Gilchrist score individually in the match? 

Adam Gilchrist scored 149 runs out of 104 balls in the tournament.  

Where was the 2007 World Cup held? 

The 2007 World Cup was held in Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. 

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