1979 CRICKET WORLD CUP SUMMERY

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1979 CRICKET WORLD CUP SUMMERY

1979 cricket world cup

EDITION – SECOND

HOST – ENGLAND

DURATION – 9 JUNE – 23 JUNE 1979

TROPHY –

MATCHES – 15

PARTICIPANT – EIGHT TEAM

India

Australia

England

Pakistan

West indies

New Zealand

Sri Lanka

Canada

FORMAT –

SINGLE ROUND ROBBIN

OFFICIAL PARTNER –

PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMPANY

WINNER –

West Indies won his second title

RUNNER –

ENGLAND

MOST RUNS –

GORDON GREENIDGE FROM WEST INDIES

GREENIDGE WAS TOP RUN SCORER WITH 253 RUNS IN SERIES.

MOST WICKETS –

MIKE HENDRIKS FROM ENGLAND WITH 10 WICKETS IN SERIES

BEST INDIVIDUAL FIGURE –

RUNS –

VIVIAN RICHERDS WITH 138*

WICKETS –

ALAN HURST 5/21

ALAN HURST

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