1975 Cricket World Cup Final

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1975 ICC Cricket World Cup Final
Event 1975 ICC Cricket World Cup
West Indies Australia
West Indies Cricket Board Australia
291/8 274
60 58.4
Date 21 June 1975
Venue Lord's Cricket Ground, London, England
Player of the Match Clive Lloyd (West Indies)
Player of the Tournment None awarded
Umpires Dickie Bird and Tom Spencer
← None
1979

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.

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In the final, The West Indies cricket team beat Australia by 17 runs, after an accomplished batting performance from West Indies 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
Scorecard
West Indies 
291/8 (60 overs)
v
 Australia
274 (58.4 overs)
Clive Lloyd 102 (85)
Gary Gilmour 5/48 (12 overs)
Ian Chappell 62 (93)
Keith Boyce 4/50 (12 overs)
West Indies won by 17 runs
Lord's, London, England
Umpires: Dickie Bird and Tom Spencer
Player of the match: Clive Lloyd

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