Ricky Ponting of Australia has captained his team for the highest number of matches in world cup with 29 matches.
1983 world cup in captaincy of kapil dev
In the golden era 1999,2003,2007 and some matches of 2011 Australain cricket team under the captaincy of Ricky Pointing and steve Waugh has a record of most win continously in the world cup cricket of 34 matches and won the cups each time
Pakistan won its first Cricket world cup in 1992 under the captaincy of Imran Khan.
15 matches were played in the 1975 Cricket World Cup.
49 matches will be played in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
27 matches were played in the 1983 Cricket World Cup.
15 matches were played in the 1979 Cricket World Cup.
37 matches were played in the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
42 matches were played in the 1999 Cricket World Cup.
27 matches were played in the 1987 Cricket World Cup.