Concise history about Cricket World Cup
The most renowned championship of one day international cricket has a history of its own- few points described in this article.
The first conducted World Cup was in 1912 between the then playing only nations, Australia, England and South Africa. Because of the unfavourable weather, the idea of the world championship was dropped and not played until 1975. After domestic one-day competitions gained a lot of momentum and fans, then the eight Test-playing nations in 1975- England, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, India and Pakistan, Sri Lanka and East Africa- played the first ever successful World Cup in England with booming success, the tournament was repeated in 1979 and 1983 in England, before moving abroad because the love for the game in the subcontinent was increasing at an alarming rate, and the first World Cup to be held away from England was also the first to feature neutral umpires maintaining a four-year cycle. Read more..