The World Cup 2007 was hosted by West Indies. It started on 13 March 2007 and ended on 28 April 2007. The number of matches played in this tournament was 51 and there were in total 16 competitors in this tournament.
The final of this World Cup was played between Australia and SriLanka. Australia was the first team to bat. They made 281 runs for a loss of 4 wickets in 38 overs since the match overs were reduced due to rain. Australia won by 53 runs at the end.
The player of the series was Glenn McGrath for his remarkable performance. The man of the match was Adam Gilchrist for his 149 runs off 104 balls.