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England 1975 Cricket World Cup Results


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This was the first World Cup tournament and was held from June 7 to June 21 in 1975. The match, which consisted of 60 overs were played by 8 teams. Around 18 ODIs were held before the tournament. It was officially known as the Prudential Cup.

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.

Group A
June 7, 1975England
334/4 (60 overs)
v India
132/3 (60 overs)
England won by 202 runs
Lord's, London
June 7, 1975New Zealand
309/5 (60 overs)
v East Africa
128/8 (60 overs)
New Zealand won by 181 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
June 11, 1975England
266/6 (60 overs)
v New Zealand
186 (60 overs)
England won by 80 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
June 11, 1975East Africa
120 (55.3 overs)
v India
123/0 (29.5 overs)
India won by 10 wickets
Headingley, Leeds
June 14, 1975England
290 (60 overs)
v East Africa
94 (52.3 overs)
England won by 196 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
June 14, 1975India
230 (60 overs)
v New Zealand
233/6 (58.5 overs)
New Zealand won by 4 wickets
Old Trafford, Mancheste
Group B
June 7, 1975Australia
278/7 (60 overs)
v Pakistan
205 (53 overs)
Australia won by 73 runs
Headingley, Leeds
June 7, 1975Sri Lanka
86 (37.2 overs)
v West Indies
87/1 (20.4 overs)
West Indies won by 9 wickets
Old Trafford, Mancheste
June 11, 1975Australia
328/5 (60 overs)
v Sri Lanka
276/4 (60 overs)
Australia won by 52 runs
Kennington Oval, London
June 11, 1975Pakistan
266/7 (60 overs)
v West Indies
267/9 (59.4 overs)
West Indies won by 1 wicket
Edgbaston, Birmingham
June 14, 1975Australia
192 (53.4 overs)
v West Indies
195/3 (46 overs)
West Indies won by 7 wicket
Kennington Oval, London
June 14, 1975Pakistan
330/6 (60 overs)
v Sri Lanka
138 (50.1 overs)
Pakistan won by 192 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Semi-finals
June 18, 1975England
93 (36.2 overs)
v Australia
94/6 (28.4 overs)
Australia won by 4 wickets
Headingley, Leeds, England
June 18, 1975New Zealand
158 (52.2 overs)
v West Indies
159/5 (40.1 overs)
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Kennington Oval, London, England
Final
06/21/75West Indies
291/8 (60 overs)
v Australia
274 (58.4 overs)
West Indies won by 17 runs
Lord's, London, England




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