Overview

First among equals

The inaugural World Cup saw teams treat the infant format like truncated Tests

Supercat turns it on

Men of the Finals: When Clive Lloyd took the biggest stage by storm, in the title match of the first tournament

Vignettes: 3

Gilmour cooks England's goose

England were wary of Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson going into the World Cup semi-final, but they were swung out by a 23-year old rookie

WOrld cup timeline

Quiz

Who bowled the first ball of the World Cup?

  • A. Madan Lal
  • B. John Snow
  • C. Tony Grieg
  • D. Abid Ali

Stats

Most Runs
Player Mat Runs HS Ave SR
GM Turner (NZ) 4 333 171* 166.50 68.51
DL Amiss (Eng) 4 243 137 60.75 84.37
Majid Khan (Pak) 3 209 84 69.66 75.45
KWR Fletcher (Eng) 4 207 131 69.00 69.23
A Turner (Aus) 5 201 101 40.20 77.60
Most Wickets
Player Mat Wkts BBI Ave Econ
GJ Gilmour (Aus) 2 11 6/14 5.63 2.58
BD Julien (WI) 5 10 4/20 17.70 2.95
KD Boyce (WI) 5 10 4/50 18.50 3.55
DR Hadlee (NZ) 4 8 3/21 20.25 3.52
AME Roberts (WI) 5 8 3/39 20.62 2.91

Scorecards