Prudential World Cup, Final: England v West Indies at Lord's, Jun 23, 1979
West Indies won by 92 runs
Played at Lord's, London
23 June 1979 (60-over match)
  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)
  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)
  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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