ODI cricket's year zero
The 1979 World Cup was played in the immediate aftermath of the Packer revolution, when administrators had been awakened to the market potential of ODIs
The Richards Cup
The second edition of the tournament featured the overwhelming influence of a certain West Indian
Men of the finals: Viv delivers the goods
'1979 was the closest we got to a World Cup final'
John Wright remembers playing his first world tournament in an era when it was little more than an interruption to the county season
I saw Richards in his prime
Watching Garner, Richards and King punish England left a young fan awestruck at Lord's
Which Test-playing nation failed to win a game in the competition?
How well do you remember the 1979 World Cup?
The hold-up at Headingley
Mike Hendrick's nagging seam bowling helped England defend a low total against a powerful Pakistan line-up
West Indies emerge dominant again
Most runs, most wickets, and a lot more