Prudential World Cup 1975

Winner - West Indies

Greatest Teams

One-day giants

Five one-day international sides that have left a lasting mark on the game

1975

Sunny's World Cup go-slow

The first World Cup match was an occasion tarnished by the most bizarre of innings from Sunil Gavaskar

The 1975 World Cup

The start of something special

The first World Cup final, one in which Australia and West Indies were brimming with star players, was a terrific day's cricket which continued well into a suitably sunlit evening

Points Table

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts RR
England 3 3 0 0 0 12 4.944
New Zealand 3 2 1 0 0 8 4.071
India 3 1 2 0 0 4 3.237
East Africa 3 0 3 0 0 0 1.900

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts RR
West Indies 3 3 0 0 0 12 4.346
Australia 3 2 1 0 0 8 4.433
Pakistan 3 1 2 0 0 4 4.450
Sri Lanka 3 0 3 0 0 0 2.778

Statistics

Prudential World Cup, 1975 (in England ODIs)

One-Day Internationals

Clive Lloyd carves the ball through the off side
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Rohan Kanhai reaches his fifty with a cut
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Greg Chappell is run-out for 15
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Roy Fredericks hooked Dennis Lillee for six but trod on his stumps
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West Indies fans dance after Keith Boyce strikes a four
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West Indies fans celebrate the fall of an Australian wicket
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Tournament Results
Australia v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 21, 1975
West Indies won by 17 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jun 18, 1975
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 188 balls remaining)
New Zealand v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 18, 1975
West Indies won by 5 wickets (with 119 balls remaining)
Australia v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 14, 1975
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 84 balls remaining)
England v East Africa at Birmingham - Jun 14, 1975
England won by 196 runs
India v New Zealand at Manchester - Jun 14, 1975
New Zealand won by 4 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 14, 1975
Pakistan won by 192 runs
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