Begun in 1975, the quadrennial Cricket World Cup's time-of-the-essence pace has ensured some unforgettably pulsating moments.
Here are the most memorable from yesteryear...
PAKISTAN DEFEAT ENGLAND IN THE FINAL, 1992
AUSTRALIA V SOUTH AFRICA SEMI-FINAL, 1999
LASITH MALINGA TAKES FOUR WICKETS IN FOUR BALLS, 2007
IRELAND BEAT ENGLAND - KEVIN O'BRIEN'S INNINGS, 2011