“Man Of The Match” award is given to the person who plays a crucial role or is solely responsible for the winning of his team. The Man Of The Match award in the ICC cricket world cup began since the year 1975. Clive Llyod from West Indies, was the first person to be awarded the “Man Of The Match” tag in the Final ICC Cricket World Cup. In 1983, Mohinder Amarnath was the first Indian to be awarded the “Man Of The Match”.
“Sachin Tendulkar” and “Yuvraj Singh” are the only two Indians who won the “Man Of The Tournament” award. At the same time, “Mohinder Amarnath” and “Mahendra Singh Dhoni” are the only two Indians to acquire “Man Of The Match” award in the final ICC World Cup.
List of Man Of The Match and Man of The Tournament in the ICC World Cup:
Name of Award
|Kane Williamson||2019||578 runs with 2 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|Ben Stokes||2019||84* runs||Man of the Match|
|Mitchell Starc||2015||22 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|James Faulkner||2015||3/36||Man of the Match|
|Yuvraj Singh||2011||362 runs with 15 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni||2011||91*||Man of the Match|
|Glen Mcgrath||2007||26 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|Adam Gilchrist||2007||149 runs||Man of the Match|
|Sachin Tendulkar||2003||673 runs with 2 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|Ricky Ponting||2003||140 runs||Man of the Match|
|Lance Klusener||1999||281 runs with 17 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|Shane Warne||1999||4/33||Man of the Match|
|Sanath Jayasuriya||1996||221 runs with 7 wickets||Man of the Tournament|
|Arvinda de Silva||1996||107* and 3/42||Man of the Match|
|Martin Crowe||1992||456 runs||Man of the Tournament|
|Wasim Akram||1992||3/39 and 33 runs||Man of the Match|
|David Boon||1987||75 runs||Man of the Match|
|Mohinder Amarnath||1983||3/12 and 26 runs||Man of the Match|
|Viv Richards||1979||138* runs||Man of the Match|
|Clive Llyod||1975||102 runs||Man of the Match|
England is the only country who hosted the “World Cup” five times and lost three times. And Australia is the only team whose has won five “Cricket World Cups”, and it’s five players won the “Man of The Match” award in the Final World Cup. Pakistan won the World Cup in 1992 while Sri Lanka won the World Cup in 1996.
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