1975 World Cup Statistics

Hyderabad, India: The first-ever Cricket World Cup saw some very close matches as well as one-sided matches. While the blows of Thomson and Lillee saved SL tigers at upsetting Aus, 6 centuries were hit throughout the tournament. Surprisingly there was no provision of awarding Man of the Series. Here are the statistics of tournament, batting, fielding, bowling and teams in 1975 World Cup.

1975 World Cup Matches and Results
About 1975 World Cup

Tournament Stats

    Winner: West Indies (4000 Pound)
    Runners Up: Australia (2000 Pound)
    Losing Semifinalists: England and New Zealand (1000 pound each)
    Venue: England
    Duration: 7 June – 21 June 1975
    Team: Group A – England, India, East Africa, New Zealand
    Group B – Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies
    Centuries: 6
    5 wkts in match: 3 (all by Australians, 2 by Gary Gilmour and one by Lillee)
    Max MOM: 2 each by Glen Turner and Alvin Kallicharran

Batting Records

    Most Runs: 333 in 4 innings by Glenn Turner
    High Scores: 171* by Glenn Turner
    Max Centuries: 2 by Glenn Turner
    Max 50s: 3 by Majid Khan (Pak)

Bowling Records

    Most Wickets: Gilmour (Aus) 11 wkts in 2 matches
    Max 5 wkts: 2 by Gary Gilmour
    Most Runs Conceded: 83 runs by Ghavri (Ind)

Fielding Records

    Max Catches: 5 by Clive Lloyd (WI)
    Max Dismissals: 10 by R Marsh (Aus)

Team Records

    Biggest Victory by Wickets: 10 wkts by India over East Africa
    Biggest Victory by runs: 202 runs by Eng over India
    Lowest Score: 86 by SL and 94 by East Africa
    Century Partnerships: 10 (4 for 1st wkt, 3 for 2nd wkt, 1 for 3rd wkt and 2 for 4th wkt)

Highest Partnerships by Runs

    182 for 1st wkt by McCosker and A Turner of Aus against SL
    176 for 2nd wkt by Amiss and Fletcher against Ind

Highest Partnerships by Wickets

    1st wkt 182 runs McCosker and A Turner of Aus against SL
    2nd wkt 176 Amiss and Fletcher of Eng against Ind
    3rd wkt 149 G Turner and Parker of NZ vs EA
    4th wkt 149 Kanhai and Lloyd of WI vs Aus
    5th wkt 89* Denness and Old of Eng vs Ind
    6th wkt 99 Edwars and Marsh of Aus vs WI
    7th 55 Abid Ali and Madan Lal of Ind vs NZ
    55* Walters and Gilmour of Aus vs Eng
    8th 48 McKechnie and Hadlee of NZ vs Eng
    9th 60 Abid Ali and Venkataraghavan of Ind vs NZ
    10th 64* Murray and Roberts of WI vs Pak

Points Table at Group Level
Group A

    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

    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

About 1975 World Cup

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