Who won the 1st Cricket World Cup?

year 1975
winner West Indies
score 291–8
runner-up Australia
score 274

Who is the winner of first cricket World Cup?

World Cup 1975 Final

Winners Runners-up Year/Host Nation
1. West Indies Australia 1975/England
2. West Indies England 1979/ England
3. India West Indies 1983/ England
4. Australia England 1987/ India & Pakistan

Who won first Cricket World Cup in 1975?

Lord’s, London
Toss Australia, elected to field first
Season 1975
Player Of The Match Clive Lloyd
Series result West Indies won the 1975 Prudential World Cup

What was the name of first cricket World Cup?

The first three events were held in England and officially known as the Prudential Cup after the sponsors Prudential plc.

Who won the second World Cup in cricket?

April 2, 2011, 10 years ago, MS Dhoni and his men gave a billion Indian cricket fans plenty of joy as India trumped Sri Lanka in the World Cup final at the packed Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to end their 28-year-old title drought.

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Who is the father of the cricket?

W. G. Grace

Personal information
Full name William Gilbert Grace
Born 18 July 1848 Downend, near Bristol, England
Died 23 October 1915 (aged 67) Mottingham, Kent, England
Nickname W. G., The Doctor, The Champion, The Big ‘Un, The Old Man

Which country will host 2023 World Cup?


Who bowled the first ball in 1975 World Cup?

#1 1975 World Cup – Madan Lal, India

Madan Lal from India etched his name in the history by bowling the first ball of World Cup to Dennis Amiss. Though India lost the match by 202 runs, Madan Lal made history by becoming the first bowler to bowl in a Cricket World Cup.

Which team among these have not made their World Cup debut in the year 1975?

Only 8 teams took part in the inaugural Cricket World Cup played in 1975 and East Africa was among them. East Africa was one of the two teams who were invited to play the Cricket World Cup along with the six full members of the board. The African team joined India, England and New Zealand in Group A.

How many overs are there in ODI World Cup?

The Cricket World Cup is a one-day international (ODI) competition, where each team faces a maximum of 50 overs in a match.

Who invented cricket?

There is a consensus of expert opinion that cricket may have been invented during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England.

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Which team scored most 400 runs in ODI?

#1 South Africa (6 times):

There have been a lot of high scoring ODIs in South Africa in the recent years. South Africa has crossed the 400-run mark six times in ODIs.

Which color ball is used in cricket?

Cricket balls are traditionally red, and red balls are used in Test cricket and First-class cricket but proposals to introduce other colours date back at least as early as 1937.

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