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1st Cricket World Cup - 1975
ICC World Cup 1975 - England
Clive Lloyd, captain of the West Indies
Winner : West Indies
Final Man of The Match : CH Lloyd (West Indies)

First ever ODI Cricket World Cup was played in England between 8 International Teams. England, India, East Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and West Indias participated for the first Cricket World Cup tournament. Total 15 games were played at 6 different venues of England. The first three events were held in England and officially known as the Prudential Cup.

West Indies snached the 1st World Cup Trophy with good all round Cricket of super fast bowlers and classic batting preformances. In Final match West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs. West Indies skipper CH Lloyd was man of the match for his extra ordinery inning of 102 runs of 85 balls.

World Cup 1975 Facts and Figures
Host Country :
England
Teams :
8
   
(England, India, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies, East Africa)
Games :
15
Venues :
6
Format :
Two groups of four playing a round-robin, with the top two from each advancing to the semi-finals. All games were 60-overs a side
Winner :
West Indies
Runners-up :
Australia
Prize money(winner) :
4000 Pounds
Prize money(Runners-up) :
2000 Pounds
Man of the match (Final) :
CH Lloyd (West Indies)
Tournament Stats
Most Runs
  Player Country Match Runs HS Ave SR
  GM Turner NZ 4 333 171* 166.50 68.51
  DL Amiss Eng 4 243 137 60.75 84.37
  Majid Khan Pak 3 209 84 69.66 75.45
  KWR Fletcher Eng 4 207 131 69.00 93.23
  A Turner Aus 5 201 101 40.20 77.60
Most Wickets
  Player Country Match Wickets BBI Ave Econ
  GJ Gilmour Aus 2 11 6/14 5.63 2.58
  BD Julien WI 5 10 4/20 17.70 2.95
  KD Boyce WI 5 10 4/50 18.50 3.55
  DR Hadlee NZ 4 8 3/21 20.25 3.52
  AME Roberts WI 5 8 3/39 20.62 2.91
1st Cricket World Cup 1975 winner - West Indies
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