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Men of the Finals

Viv delivers the goods

Nov 17, 2014: Richards played second fiddle to Collis King for a while during the 1979 final, but his was the pivotal contribution

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King leaves Richards in the shade

Oct 30, 2014: West Indies were struggling at 99 for 4 in the 1979 final when their last front-line batsman came in and set the roof on fire

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Big Bird takes flight against England

Oct 30, 2014: After England's openers had batted too slowly in the 1979 final, their middle order was destroyed by Joel Garner's steepling bounce and accuracy

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Did Lloyd drop it on purpose?

Oct 30, 2014: Clive Lloyd spilling a catch off Geoff Boycott in the 1979 final inadvertently served West Indies well

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'That shot is my invention'

Oct 30, 2014: Richards' manufactured flick for six off Hendrick's final delivery in 1979 was the perfect finishing touch for West Indies

All hail the king

Apr 2, 2011: On World Cup final day, let us remember the man who stamped his name on the first two

Sriram Dayanand

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Richards despatches Hendrick

Feb 22, 2009: Six over midwicket and done. The perfect ending to a World Cup final innings

Mudar Patherya

Top Performances

Big Bird sinks England

Feb 21, 2007: After England's openers had batted too slowly, Joel Garner destroyed the middle order and ensured West Indies retained the World Cup

Martin Williamson

Great Moments

A fitting final act

Feb 19, 2007: A manufactured stroke that added the perfect finishing touch for West Indies

Martin Williamson

Top Performances

King puts Richards in the shade

Feb 19, 2007: Viv Richards had things under control. Then came a man who set the roof on fire

Martin Williamson

Great Moments

Lloyd's lucky drop

Feb 15, 2007: The dropped catch that may just have helped win a final

Martin Williamson

The 1979 World Cup in England

West Indies retain their title

Oct 25, 2006: A summary of the 1979 World Cup in England

Prudential World Cup 1979, final

ENGLAND v WEST INDIES

1980: West Indies won by 92 runs and so retained the Prudential Cup and the title of world champions which they first won in 1975

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Tournament Results
England v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 23, 1979
West Indies won by 92 runs
England v New Zealand at Manchester - Jun 20, 1979
England won by 9 runs
Pakistan v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 20, 1979
West Indies won by 43 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 16-18, 1979
Sri Lanka won by 47 runs
Australia v Canada at Birmingham - Jun 16, 1979
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 204 balls remaining)
England v Pakistan at Leeds - Jun 16, 1979
England won by 14 runs
New Zealand v West Indies at Nottingham - Jun 16, 1979
West Indies won by 32 runs
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