Prudential World Cup, 1979 / Scorecard

Prudential World Cup - Final

England v West Indies

West Indies won by 92 runs

West Indies innings (60 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
CG Greenidge run out (Randall) 9 31 31 0 0 29.03
DL Haynes c Hendrick b Old 20 49 27 3 0 74.07
IVA Richards not out 138 207 157 11 3 87.89
AI Kallicharran b Hendrick 4 19 17 0 0 23.52
CH Lloyd* c & b Old 13 42 33 2 0 39.39
CL King c Randall b Edmonds 86 77 66 10 3 130.30
DL Murray c Gower b Edmonds 5 12 9 1 0 55.55
AME Roberts c Brearley b Hendrick 0 8 7 0 0 0.00
J Garner c †Taylor b Botham 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
MA Holding b Botham 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
CEH Croft not out 0 6 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 10) 11
Total (9 wickets; 60 overs) 286 (4.76 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Greenidge), 2-36 (Haynes), 3-55 (Kallicharran), 4-99 (Lloyd), 5-238 (King), 6-252 (Murray), 7-258 (Roberts), 8-260 (Garner), 9-272 (Holding)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 12 2 44 2 3.66
M Hendrick 12 2 50 2 4.16
CM Old 12 0 55 2 4.58
G Boycott 6 0 38 0 6.33
PH Edmonds 12 2 40 2 3.33
GA Gooch 4 0 27 0 6.75
W Larkins 2 0 21 0 10.50
England innings (target: 287 runs from 60 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JM Brearley* c King b Holding 64 130 130 7 0 49.23
G Boycott c Kallicharran b Holding 57 137 105 3 0 54.28
DW Randall b Croft 15 36 22 0 0 68.18
GA Gooch b Garner 32 31 28 4 0 114.28
DI Gower b Garner 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
IT Botham c Richards b Croft 4 7 3 0 0 133.33
W Larkins b Garner 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PH Edmonds not out 5 14 8 0 0 62.50
CM Old b Garner 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
RW Taylor c †Murray b Garner 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
M Hendrick b Croft 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 12, w 2, nb 3) 17
Total (all out; 51 overs) 194 (3.80 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-129 (Brearley), 2-135 (Boycott), 3-183 (Gooch), 4-183 (Gower), 5-186 (Randall), 6-186 (Larkins), 7-192 (Botham), 8-192 (Old), 9-194 (Taylor), 10-194 (Hendrick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 9 2 33 0 3.66
MA Holding 8 1 16 2 2.00
CEH Croft 10 1 42 3 4.20
J Garner 11 0 38 5 3.45
IVA Richards 10 0 35 0 3.50
CL King 3 0 13 0 4.33
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series West Indies won the 1979 Prudential World Cup
Player of the match IVA Richards (West Indies)
Umpires HD Bird and BJ Meyer
 
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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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Jun 23, 1979

Viv Richards pulls hard, England v West Indies, World Cup final, Lord's, June 23, 1979

Viv Richards pulls hard

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Jun 23, 1979

Collis King on his way to 86 in the final, England v West Indies, World Cup final, 1979

Collis King on his way to 86 in the final

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