The major venues that hosted the matches were County Cricket Ground at Edgbaston in Birmingham, Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds, Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester, Trent Bridge in Nottingham and Kennington Oval Cricket Ground in London.
Pakistan player Javed Miandad and Clive Lloyd of West Indies played their debut in this Cricket World Cup 1975. Australian cricketer Dennis Lillee, Thomson and Marsh West Indian Rohan Kanhai and England’s Amiss, Knott, Greig and Snow played their last world cup. Many records were noted in the World Cup Cricket 1975. GM Turner of New Zealand scored 333 runs and set the record for the highest run-scorer. GJ Gilmour of Australia took 11 wickets to set the record of highest wicket-taker. CH Lloyd of West Indies took 4 catches and became the best fielder to take the most number of catches. The England v India match at Lord’s saw the highest score of 334 runs.
Finally, West Indies grabbed the trophy after defeating Australia by 17 runs.