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ICC Cricket World Cup
West Indies 2007
Dates 13 March – 28 April
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format One Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s) West Indies Cricket Board West Indies
Champions  Australia (4th title)
Participants 16 (from 97 entrants)
Matches played 51
Attendance 672,000 (13,176 per match)
Man of the Series Australia Glenn McGrath
Most runs Australia Matthew Hayden (659)
Most wickets Australia Glenn McGrath (26)

The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was the ninth edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament. It took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007. It used the sport's One Day International format. There were a total of 51 matches played, three fewer than at the 2003 World Cup.

The 16 competing teams were first divided into four groups. The two best-performing teams from each group moved on to a "Super 8" format. From this, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and South Africa went to the semi-finals. Australia beat Sri Lanka in the final to win their third consecutive World Cup.

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