Result
Final, Lord's, Jun 23 1979, Prudential World Cup
286/9
(51/60 ov, target 287)
194
West Indies won by 92 runs
Player Of The Match
West Indies
Match Day
Viv Richards and Collis King have a mid-pitch discussion
King leaves Richards in the shade
1yESPNcricinfo staff
Running to stand still: Geoff Boycott's plodding 57 off 105 cost England the match
Did Lloyd drop it on purpose?
1yESPNcricinfo staff
Viv Richards, in the 1979 World Cup final
Viv delivers the goods
1yESPNcricinfo staff
Viv Richards drives on his way to 80
'That shot is my invention'
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Joel Garner bowls
Big Bird takes flight against England
1yESPNcricinfo staff
Oh to see the king in summer
I saw Richards in his prime
1yJon Hotten
Richards in the 1979 final: second fiddle, but what a second fiddle!
All hail the king
1ySriram Dayanand
Richards despatches Hendrick
2yMudar Patherya
Joel Garner torments England
Big Bird sinks England
1yMartin Williamson
Viv Richards on his way to 138* in the World Cup final
A fitting final act
1yMartin Williamson
Viv Richards and Collis King take a breather during their stand of 139 in 21 overs
King puts Richards in the shade
1yMartin Williamson
Clive Lloyd holds the World Cup after West Indies win in 1979
Lloyd's lucky drop
1yMartin Williamson