Martin Crowe, the elegant New Zealand batsman, emerged as the shining star of the 1992 Cricket World Cup scoring 456 runs, which earned the coveted Player of the Tournament award.
1996 - Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) - 221 runs and six wickets
Sanath Jayasuriya, the Sri Lankan all-rounder deservingly claimed the Player of the Tournament title. His explosive batting, exemplified by two centuries, and his crucial bowling contributions, claimed six wickets in the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
Lance Klusener, the South African all-rounder, rose to prominence in the 1999 Cricket World Cup, earning the Player of the Tournament award. He contributed with both bat and ball, accumulating 281 runs and capturing 17 wickets.
2003 - Sachin Tendulkar (IND) - 673 runs and two wickets
Sachin Tendulkar, the legendary Indian batsmans remarkable run-scoring feats, include a record-breaking 673 runs, featuring six centuries that earned his well-deserved Player of the Tournament award.
2007 - Glenn McGrath (AUS) - 26 wickets
Glenn McGrath, the Australian pace bowler, reigned supreme in the 2007 Cricket World Cup, rightfully earning the Player of the Tournament award. His exceptional bowling prowess, captured 26 wickets throughout the tournament.
Yuvraj Singh, the Indian left-handed batsman, emerged as the hero of Indias 2011 Cricket World Cup victory. His all-round brilliance, including 362 runs and 15 wickets, played a pivotal role in Indias historic triumph.
2015 - Mitchell Starc (AUS) - 22 Wickets
Mitchell Starc, the Australian left-arm fast bowler, unleashed his pace and fury in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. His bowling prowess, capturing 22 wickets, including a five-for against New Zealand, made him a nightmare for opposing batsmen.
2019 - Kane Williamson (NZ) - 578 runs and 2 wickets
Kane Williamson, the New Zealand captain and batsman, led his team with remarkable resilience. His exceptional batting, accumulating 578 runs, including two centuries, and his astute leadership, guiding his team to the final.
2023 - Virat Kohli (IND) - 765 runs and 1 wicket
In the 2023 Cricket World Cup, Virat Kohli, the Indian captain and batsman, continued to showcase his exceptional talent, earning the Player of the Tournament award for his remarkable contributions. He smashed 765 runs, including two centuries and five half-centuries.