Australian and the English cricket teams have been at each other's throats since time immemorial. Their rivalry and their constant need to dominate is what makes Australia vs England matches a treat to watch. Be it The Ashes or any other international encounter, one thing is for sure, when Australia meets England at the cricket pitch, there would be sparks.
If we take the very history of these two teams and the everlasting rivalry between them, it is quite hard to claim one's superiority over the other but as we peek into the world cup records it's pretty clear that Australia is the winner. Five times World Champions, Australia is the most successful team at the World Cups. While on the other hand England has never been able to take the Cup home. England haven't been able to fair head to head against Australia in the World Cup as well. Australia vs England Head to Head stats in ICC Cricket World Cup tournaments reads 6-3 in favor of Australia.
AUS vs ENG Head To Head All Time Records
|4/8/2007||Australia||7 wickets||North Sound|
|3/2/2003||Australia||2 wickets||Port Elizabeth|
Australia and England met at the Cricket World Cup for the first time on 18th June 1975, at Leeds, England. Australia won that match by 4 wickets.
The next Australia vs England World Cup encounter took place on June 9, 1979 at Lord's, England. This time England was the winner, defeating Australia by 6 wickets.
On December 8, 1987, it was time for Australia vs England again at the ICC World Cup. And in this too, England ended up on the losing side by just 7 runs.
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At the 1992 World Cup, Australia faced England on March 5, 1992 at SCG, Australia. This time though we saw England defeating Australia emphatically by 8 wickets.
On March 2, 2003, Australia and England met at Port Elizabeth. This time, Australia came out on top in a very closely contested encounter, winning by just 2 wickets.
Australia and England met for the sixth time April 8, 2003. The margin of victory by which Australia won was huge, that of by 7 wickets.
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The seventh Australia vs England ICC World Cup match was played on February 14, 2015 at Perth, Australia which was also won by Australia won by 111 runs.
In their eighth world cup meeting Australia successfully defeated the hosts by 64 runs.
Their recent world cup meeting was in the Semi Final of ICC World Cup 2019, where the hosts completely dominated the Aussies with both bat and ball and comfortably reached the finals.
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