1975 World Cup: Matches and Results

Hyderabad, India: 15 matches were played till the final in the first Cricket World Cup named as Prudential Cup, played in England. Here is a list of all the results.

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Final: West Indies def Australia
Semifinal: WI def New Zealand, Aus def England
Group A – England, India, East Africa, New Zealand
Group B – Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies

Group A Matches
7 June Lord’s, London
England def India by 202 runs
Score: Eng 334/4, Ind 132/3
Player of the Match: Dennis Amiss (Eng)
Note: Dennis Amiss (137 runs) became the first batsman to hit World Cup century
Gavaskar scored slowest runs (36 runs playing 174 runs with 1 four, remaining not out in 60 overs)

7 June Edgbaston, Birmingham
New Zealand def East Africa by 181 runs
Score: NZ 309/5, EA 128/8
Player of the match: Glenn Turner
Note: Turner scored 171*

11 June at Nottingham
England def New Zealand by 80 runs
Score: Eng 266-6 (60 ov); New Zealand 186 (60 ov)
Player of the match: Keith Fletcher (Eng)
Note: Fletcher scored 131

11 June Leeds
India def East Africa by 10 wickets
Score: EA 120, Ind 123/0
Player of the match: Farokh Engineer
Note: India scored biggest victory by wickets

14 June at Birmingham
England def East Africa by 196 runs.
England 290-5 (60 ov); EA 94 (52.3 ov).
Player of the match: John Snow
Note: EA became the 2nd team to be bowled under 100 runs in WC.

14 June at Manchester
New Zealand def India by 4 wickets
Score: India 230 (60 ov); New Zealand 233-6 (58.5 ov)
Player of the match: Glenn Turner
Note: Turner scored another century making 114*.

Points Table
England 12 points winning all 3
New Zealand 8 points winning 2 out of 3 (losing to Eng)
India 4 points winning against East Africa in their 3 matches.
East Africa lost all 3.

Group B Matches
7 June at Leeds
Australia def Pakistan by 73 runs
Score: Aus: 278/7, Pak 205
Player of the match: Dennis Lillee
Note: Lillee became the first bowler to take 5 wickets

7 June at Manchester
West Indies won by 9 wickets
Score: Sri Lanka 86, WI 87/1
Player of the match: Bernard Julien
Note: SL became the first team to score below 100 runs in WC.

11 June at The Oval
Australia def Sri Lanka by 52 runs.
Score: Australia 328-5 (60 ov); Sri Lanka 276-4 (60 ov).
Player of the match: Alan Turner
Note: Alan Turner scored 101.

11 June at Birmingham
West Indies won by 1 wicket.
Pakistan 266-7 (60 ov); West Indies 267-9 (59.4 ov).
Player of the match: Sarfraz Nawaz

14 June at The Oval
West Indies won by 7 wickets.
Australia 192 (53.4 ov); West Indies 195-3 (46 ov).
Player of the match: Alvin Kallicharran

14 June at Nottingham
Pakistan def Sri Lanka by 192 runs.
Score: Pak 330-6 (60 ov); SL 138 (50.1 ov).
Player of the match: Zaheer Abbas

Points Table
West Indies 12 points winning all 3
Australia 8 points winning 2 out of 3 (losing to WI)
Pakistan 4 points winning against Sri Lanka in their 3 matches
Sri Lanka lost all 3

18 June at Leeds
Australia def England by 4 wickets.
Score: Eng 93 (36.2 ov); Aus 94-6 (28.4 ov).
Player of the match: Gary Gilmour (6/14)

18 June at The Oval
West Indies def New Zealand by 5 wickets.
Score: NZ: 158, WI 159-5
Player of the match: Alvin Kallicharran

21 June at Lord’s
West Indies def Australia by 17 runs.
Score: WI 291-8, Aus 274
Player of the match: Clive Lloyd
Note: Clive Lloyd scored a century (102), Gary Gilmour took another fiver (5/48)

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