2003 Cricket World Cup

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2003 Cricket World Cup
Dates9 February – 23 March
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)South Africa South Africa
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Kenya Kenya
Champions Australia (3rd title)
Participants14
Matches played54
Attendance626,845 (11,608 per match)
Man of the SeriesIndia Sachin Tendulkar
Most runsIndia Sachin Tendulkar (673)
Most wicketsSri Lanka Chaminda Vaas (23)
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2007

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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