World Cup cricket records: Narrowest victory margins (by runs)

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Bengaluru, Feb 12: The ICC World Cup cricket is about to kick off on February 14. The quadrennial event has seen various records set in 40 years. Here are the 10 narrowest victory margins by runs registered in the World Cup:

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Australia beat India by 1 run at Chennai in 1987

Australia beat India by 1 run at Brisbane in 1992

Sri Lanka beat England by 2 runs at North Sound in 2007

New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 3 runs at Hydearbad in 1987

Australia beat New Zealand by 3 runs at Indore in 1987

Zimbabwe beat India by 3 runs at Leicester in 1999

The West Indies beat South Africa by 3 runs at Cape Town in 2003

Australia beat the West Indies by 5 runs at Mohali in 1996

Sri Lanka beat the West Indies by 6 runs at Cape Town in 2003

England beat South Africa by 6 runs at Chennai in 2011

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Story first published: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:42 [IST]
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