1975 ICC Cricket World Cup Final
Event1975 ICC Cricket World Cup
Date21 June 1975
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, London, England
Man of the MatchClive Lloyd (West Indies)
Player of the TournmentNone awarded
UmpiresDickie Bird and Tom Spencer
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The final of the 1975 ICC Cricket World Cup was played in Lord's, London on 21 June. West Indies defeated Australia by 17 runs to lift the first ever World Cup Trophy. West Indies was captained by Clive Lloyd and Australia by Ian Chappell.

Match Report

In the final, the West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs, after an accomplished innings from captain Clive Lloyd (102 from 85 balls, 12 fours, 2 sixes). The Australian innings was marked by top-order batsmen being run out when going for runs after misfields. A total of five of their team were run out, three by Vivian Richards.

21 June 1975

Flag of West Indies West Indies
291/8 (60 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
274 (58.4 overs)
West Indies won by 17 runs
Lord's, London, England
Umpires: Dickie Bird and Tom Spencer
Man of the Match: Clive Lloyd
Clive Lloyd 102 (85)
Gary Gilmour 5/48 (12 overs)
Ian Chappell 62 (93)
Keith Boyce 4/50 (12 overs)

See also

External links

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