The world cup has been quoted as the “Mega event” were best of the teams come to join the biggest cricket party of the year and even this time around, we can see the same happening alongside. Moreover, it has also seen some of the most one-sided matches where the teams have secured victories without any big effort and with that said, let’s take a look at the world cup largest victories by a run.
|Australia||275 runs||418||v Afghanistan||Perth||4 Mar 2015|
|India||257 runs||414||v Bermuda||Port of Spain||19 Mar 2007|
|South Africa||257 runs||409||v West Indies||Sydney||27 Feb 2015|
|Australia||256 runs||302||v Namibia||Potchefstroom||27 Feb 2003|
|Sri Lanka||243 runs||322||v Bermuda||Port of Spain||15 Mar 2007|
|South Africa||231 runs||352||v Netherlands||Mohali||3 Mar 2011|
|Australia||229 runs||359||v Netherlands||Basseterre||18 Mar 2007|
|South Africa||221 runs||354||v Netherlands||Basseterre||16 Mar 2007|
|Australia||215 runs||349||v New Zealand||St George's||20 Apr 2007|
|West Indies||215 runs||331||v Netherlands||Delhi||28 Feb 2011|
|Sri Lanka||210 runs||333||v Canada||Hambantota||20 Feb 2011|
|South Africa||206 runs||285||v Bangladesh||Dhaka||19 Mar 2011|
|Pakistan||205 runs||318||v Kenya||Hambantota||23 Feb 2011|
|Australia||203 runs||335||v Scotland||Basseterre||14 Mar 2007|
|England||202 runs||335||v India||Lord's||7 Jun 1975|
|South Africa||201 runs||412||v Ireland||Canberra||3 Mar 2015|
|Sri Lanka||198 runs||311||v Bangladesh||Port of Spain||21 Mar 2007|
|England||196 runs||291||v East Africa||Birmingham||14 Jun 1975|
|Pakistan||192 runs||331||v Sri Lanka||Nottingham||14 Jun 1975|
|West Indies||191 runs||361||v Sri Lanka||Karachi||13 Oct 1987|
|India||183 runs||293||v Sri Lanka||Johannesburg||10 Mar 2003|
|New Zealand||181 runs||310||v East Africa||Birmingham||7 Jun 1975|
|India||181 runs||312||v Namibia||Pietermaritzburg||23 Feb 2003|
|Zimbabwe||175 runs||299||v Canada||Nagpur||28 Feb 2011|
|Pakistan||171 runs||256||v Namibia||Kimberley||16 Feb 2003|
|South Africa||169 runs||322||v U.A.E.||Rawalpindi||16 Feb 1996|
|Australia||162 runs||321||v India||Nottingham||13 Jun 1983|
|Zimbabwe||161 runs||309||v Kenya||Kolkata||20 Mar 2011|
|South Africa||160 runs||329||v Netherlands||Rawalpindi||5 Mar 1996|
|India||157 runs||374||v Sri Lanka||Taunton||26 May 1999|
Top 10 Largest victories by a run in World Cup
#1. Australia vs Afghanistan (2015 world cup)
This was one of the matches in the 2015 world cup where the Australian team secured an easy victory over their Asian rivals Afghanistan. The Aussie team posted a mammoth total of 417 runs on the scoreboard and this proved enough for the Afghanistan team as they got defeated by 275 runs in the process.
#2. India vs Bermuda (2007 world cup)
India didn’t perform too well in the 2007 world cup but if there was something positive on their part in the tournament, it was their victory against the Bermuda team where they ousted them by a big margin of 257 runs in the process. Earlier the Indian team posted a mountain of runs with 414 runs on board.
#3. South Africa vs West Indies (2015 world cup)
This was another match of the world cup 2015 where the South African team posted a big total of 409 runs in a match at Sydney. In reply, the Caribbean team fell short by 257 runs and this made the protean team secured an easy victory in the process.
#4. Australia vs Namibia (2003 world cup)
Australia played like kings in the world cup 2003 and they have not put a step wrong in the whole process on their way forward to the 2003 world cup trophy. The Aussie team posted 301 runs on the board and the Namibian team just got bundled out for 46 runs in a match played at Potchefstroom.
#5. Srilanka vs Bermuda (2007 world cup)
Sri Lanka performed quite well in the 2007 world cup and after the exit of the India and Pakistan from the group stages, they were the only Asian team to qualify for the knockout stages. Moreover, in one of their matches against the Bermuda team, the Sri Lankan team secured a convincing victory by 243 runs in the process.
#6. South Africa vs Netherlands (2011 world cup)
It was one of the matches in the 2011 world cup where the South African team lambasted the Netherlands team by a big margin of 231 runs. The match was played at the Mohali ground and the protests posted a big total of 351 runs on the board.
#7. Australia vs Netherlands (2007 world cup)
Australia didn’t lose a match in the 2007 world cup and this was their unchallenged dominance only, which made them secured some of the easiest wins in the process. One of such contests came against the Netherlands where the Aussie won by 229 runs at a match played at Basseterre.
#8. South Africa vs Netherlands (2007 world cup)
This was another match in the world cup 2007 and once again the opponent was the Netherlands team. South Africa posted a big total of 353 runs on the board and the Netherlands team lost the match by 221 runs in a match played at Basseterre.
#9. Australia vs New Zealand (2007 world cup)
Once again it was the Australian team who won the match and once again it was the 2007 world cup which witnessed the whole dominance. Australia posted 348 runs on the board against the kiwi team in a match played at St George’s and the kiwi team fell short by 215 runs in the whole turn of events.
#10. West Indies vs Netherlands (2011 world cup)
This was a match played between the West Indies team and the Netherlands at the world cup 2011 in Delhi. West Indies posted a total of 330 runs on the board and the Netherlands only managed to score 115 in the process and losing the match by a big margin of 215 runs.