The two countries have large stadiums suitable to host the matches. The various venues in Australia and New Zealand that hosted the matches were W.A.C.A. Ground at Perth, Eden Park in Auckland, Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia, Pukekura Park at New Plymouth in New Zealand, Seddon Park at Hamilton in New Zealand, Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia, Bellerive Oval in Hobart in Australia, Harrup Park in Mackay in Australia, Brisbane Cricket Ground in Australia, Adelaide Oval stadium in Australia, Basin Reserve
at Wellington in New Zealand, McLean Park at Napier, Jade Stadium at Christchurch in New Zealand, Eastern Oval in Ballarat in Australia, Manuka Oval at Canberra, Carisbrook at Dunedin in New Zealand, Berri Oval in Australia and Lavington Sports Oval at Albury in Australia.
This Cricket World Cup 1992 witnessed many innovations that were not seen till the previous tournament. Colored clothing with printed black names on the back of the jersey was introduced for the first time in the 1992 Cricket World Cup. It was a real change from the usual white jerseys, which were difficult to identify the players. Floodlights were used for most of the 36 games. The introduction of white ball, a change from the red one was also seen in this tournament. The fielding rules were refined allowing only two men outside the ring in the first 15 overs. It was also the first World cup to have day/night matches. It was also the last world cup tournament for Imran Khan, Graham Gooch, Border, Lamb and Desmond Haynes. For the first time, the teams were not divided into groups.
The Cricket World Cup 1992 set many records such as the Highest Individual Score, Highest run-scorer and Highest wicket-taker. Rameez Raja of Pakistan hit the highest individual score of 119 runs and MD Crowe of New Zealand scored the highest run by hitting 496 runs in the 9 matches. Wasim Akram of Pakistan set the record of highest wicket-taker by taking 18 wickets.
The final match between Pakistan and England saw the 22 run victory of Pakistan following the outstanding performance of Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram and Mushtaq Ahmed.