2003 Cricket World Cup facts for kids
|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
|Champions||Australia (3rd title)|
|Attendance||626,845 (11,608 per match)|
|Man of the Series||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Most runs||Sachin Tendulkar (673)|
|Most wickets||Chaminda Vaas (23)|
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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