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Cricket World Cup history: 3 players who have won the World Cup thrice

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Adam Gilchrist had a great cricketing career for Australia.
Adam Gilchrist had a great cricketing career for Australia.

The fans regard the ICC Cricket World Cup as the greatest event in the history of cricket. The excitement level during the tournament has no bars as it occurs only once in 4 years. The support which the players receive has been increasing year by year which has made the event even more thrilling and invigorating to watch out for.

The 12th edition of this grand carnival is underway in England and Wales with the top 10 cricketing nations of the world battling it hard to win the trophy. Australia, India, England and New Zealand are most favoured teams to lift the title in 2019. Australia is the King of this event as the country has won 5 trophies so far.

Every cricketer dreams to lift the golden ICC trophy once in his career. Tthere are players who have never tasted this success in their cricketing career while there are a few players who have lifted the trophy not once or twice, but thrice in their career.

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This article presents the list of those 3 cricketers who have lifted the World Cup thrice in their career. They are:


#3 Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath was a part of 1999,2003 and 2007 ICC World Cup editions.
Glenn McGrath was a part of 1999,2003 and 2007 ICC World Cup editions.

Glenn McGrath proved to be the catalyst in medium-pace bowling while playing for Australia. He changed the concept of the medium-pace bowlers. Despite bowling at an average pace, he used to maintain his accurate line and length which brought a revolution in medium pace bowling.

Glenn McGrath was one of the most unforgettable parts of the 1999, 2003 and 2007 World Cup editions which were won by the Australian side. He played the role of the cornerstone in Australia’s bowling line-up in all the 3 editions and helped his team in lifting the trophies.

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