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2003 Cricket World Cup
Dates 9 February – 23 March
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format One Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s) South Africa South Africa
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Kenya Kenya
Champions  Australia (3rd title)
Participants 14
Matches played 54
Attendance 626,845 (11,608 per match)
Man of the Series India Sachin Tendulkar
Most runs India Sachin Tendulkar (673)
Most wickets Sri Lanka Chaminda Vaas (23)
← 1999

The 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup was the eighth edition of the tournament. It was the first World Cup held in Africa, co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya. Australia won the tournament for the third time, defeating India in the final.

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