1975 Cricket World Cup squads

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This is a list of cricketers who represented their country at the 1975 Cricket World Cup in England that took place from 7 to 21 June 1975.

 Australia[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Ian Chappell  (c) 26 September 1943 Right hand Right arm leg spin Australia South Australia
Greg Chappell  (vc) 7 August 1948 Right hand Right arm medium Australia South Australia

Australia Queensland

Ross Edwards 1 December 1942 Right hand Wicket-keeper Australia New South Wales

Australia Western Australia

Gary Gilmour 26 June 1951 Left hand Left arm fast medium Australia New South Wales
Dennis Lillee 18 July 1949 Right hand Right arm fast Australia Western Australia
Rick McCosker 11 December 1946 Right hand Right arm legbreak Australia New South Wales
Ashley Mallett 13 July 1945 Right hand Right arm offbreak Australia South Australia
Rod Marsh  (wk) 4 November 1947 Left hand Wicket-keeper Australia Western Australia
Jeff Thomson 16 August 1950 Right hand Right arm fast Australia Queensland
Alan Turner 23 July 1950 Left hand - Australia New South Wales
Max Walker 12 September 1948 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Australia Victoria
Doug Walters 21 December 1945 Right hand Right arm medium Australia New South Wales

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for Australia

 East Africa[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Harilal Shah  (c) 14 April 1943 Right hand Right arm medium Kenya -
Frasat Ali 31 July 1949 Right hand Right arm medium Kenya -
Zulfiqar Ali 1947 Right hand Right arm medium Kenya -
Yunus Badat 1943 Right hand - Zambia -
Hamish McLeod  (wk) Unknown Left hand Wicket-keeper Zambia -
Praful Mehta  (wk) 1941 Left hand Wicket-keeper Tanzania -
John Nagenda 25 April 1938 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Uganda -
Parbhu Nana 17 August 1933 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin Zambia -
Don Pringle 1 May 1932 Unknown Unknown Kenya -
Mehmood Quaraishy 4 February 1942 Unknown Unknown Kenya -
Ramesh Sethi 4 September 1941 Right hand Right arm offbreak Kenya -
England MCC
Jawahir Shah 1942 Right hand - Kenya -
Shiraz Sumar 1950 Right hand - Tanzania -
Samuel Walusimbi 1948 Right hand Left arm medium Uganda -

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for East Africa

 England[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Mike Denness  (c) 1 December 1940 Right hand - England Kent
Dennis Amiss 7 April 1943 Right hand - England Warwickshire
Geoff Arnold 3 September 1944 Right hand Right arm fast-medium England Surrey
Keith Fletcher 20 May 1944 Right hand Right arm legbreak England Essex
Tony Greig 6 October 1946 Right hand Right arm medium England Sussex
Frank Hayes 6 December 1946 Right hand Right arm medium England Lancashire
John Jameson  (wk) 30 June 1941 Right hand Wicket-keeper England Warwickshire
Alan Knott  (wk) 9 April 1946 Right hand Wicket-keeper England Kent
Peter Lever 17 September 1940 Right hand Right arm fast-medium England Lancashire
Chris Old 22 December 1948 Left hand Right arm fast-medium England Yorkshire
John Snow 13 October 1941 Right hand Right arm fast-medium England Sussex
Derek Underwood 8 June 1945 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin
Left arm medium
England Kent
Barry Wood 26 December 1942 Right hand Right arm medium England Lancashire

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for England

 India[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Srinivas Venkataraghavan  (c) 21 April 1945 Right hand Right arm offbreak India Tamil Nadu
Syed Abid Ali 9 September 1941 Right hand Right arm medium-fast India Hyderabad
Mohinder Amarnath 24 September 1950 Right hand Right arm medium India Delhi
Bishan Singh Bedi 25 September 1946 Right hand Left arm slow orthodox India Delhi
Farokh Engineer  (wk) 25 February 1938 Right hand Wicket-keeper India Mumbai
Anshuman Gaekwad 23 September 1952 Right hand Right arm offbreak India Baroda
Sunil Gavaskar 10 July 1949 Right hand Right arm medium
Right arm offbreak
India Mumbai
Karsan Ghavri 28 February 1951 Left hand Left arm medium India Mumbai
Madan Lal 20 March 1951 Right hand Right hand medium India Delhi
Brijesh Patel 24 November 1952 Right hand Right arm offbreak India Karnataka
Eknath Solkar 18 March 1948 Left hand Left arm slow orthodox India Mumbai
Gundappa Viswanath 12 February 1949 Right hand Right arm legbreak India Karnataka

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for India

 New Zealand[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Glenn Turner  (c) 26 May 1947 Right hand Right arm offbreak New Zealand Otago
Lance Cairns 10 October 1949 Right hand Right arm medium-fast New Zealand Otago
Richard Collinge 2 April 1946 Right hand Left arm medium-fast New Zealand Central Districts
New Zealand Wellington
Barry Hadlee 14 December 1941 Right hand Unknown New Zealand Canterbury
Dayle Hadlee 6 January 1948 Right hand Right arm medium-fast New Zealand Canterbury
Richard Hadlee 3 July 1951 Left hand Right arm fast New Zealand Canterbury
Brian Hastings 23 March 1940 Right hand Right arm legbreak googly New Zealand Wellington
Geoff Howarth 29 March 1951 Right hand Right arm offbreak New Zealand Auckland
Hedley Howarth 25 December 1943 Left hand Left arm orthodox spin New Zealand Auckland
Brian McKechnie 6 November 1953 Right hand Right arm fast-medium New Zealand Otago
John Morrison 27 August 1947 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin New Zealand Wellington
John Parker  (wk) 21 February 1951 Right hand Wicket-keeper New Zealand Northern Districts
Ken Wadsworth  (wk) 30 November 1946 Right hand Wicket-keeper New Zealand Central Districts

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for New Zealand

 Pakistan[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Asif Iqbal  (c) 6 June 1943 Right hand Right arm medium Pakistan Karachi
Zaheer Abbas 24 July 1947 Right hand Right arm offbreak Pakistan Karachi
Wasim Bari  (wk) 23 March 1948 Right hand Wicket-keeper Pakistan Karachi
Imran Khan 25 November 1952 Right hand Right arm fast Pakistan PIA
Majid Khan  (vc) 28 September 1946 Right hand Right arm medium
Right arm offbreak
Pakistan Rawalpindi
Naseer Malik 1 February 1950 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Pakistan Karachi
Asif Masood 23 January 1946 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Pakistan PIA
Javed Miandad 12 June 1957 Right hand Right arm legbreak Pakistan Habib Bank
Pervez Mir 24 September 1953 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Pakistan Lahore
Mushtaq Mohammad 22 November 1943 Right hand Right arm legbreak Pakistan Karachi
Sadiq Mohammad 3 May 1945 Left hand Right arm legbreak Pakistan Karachi
Sarfraz Nawaz 1 December 1948 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Pakistan Lahore
Wasim Raja 3 July 1952 Left hand Right arm legbreak Pakistan Lahore

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for Pakistan

 Sri Lanka[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Anura Tennekoon  (c) 29 October 1946 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin Sri Lanka SSC
Ajit de Silva 12 December 1952 Left hand Left arm orthodox spin Sri Lanka BCAC
Somachandra de Silva 11 June 1942 Right hand Right arm legbreak Sri Lanka BCAC
Ranjit Fernando  (wk) 22 February 1944 Right hand Wicket-keeper Sri Lanka NCC
David Heyn 26 June 1945 Left hand Right arm medium Sri Lanka NCC
Lalith Kaluperuma 25 June 1949 Right hand Right arm offbreak Sri Lanka BCAC
Duleep Mendis 25 August 1952 Right hand - Sri Lanka SSC
Tony Opatha 5 August 1947 Right hand Right arm medium Sri Lanka CCC
Mevan Pieris 16 February 1946 Left hand Right arm fast-medium Sri Lanka SSC
Anura Ranasinghe 13 October 1956 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin Sri Lanka BRC
Michael Tissera 23 March 1939 Right hand Right arm legbreak Sri Lanka CCC
Bandula Warnapura 1 March 1953 Right hand Right arm medium Sri Lanka BCAC
Sri Lanka BRC
Sunil Wettimuny 2 February 1949 Right hand Wicket-keeper Sri Lanka SSC

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for Sri Lanka

 West Indies[edit]

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Clive Lloyd  (c) 31 August 1944 Left hand Right arm medium Guyana Guyana
Keith Boyce 11 October 1943 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Barbados Barbados
Roy Fredericks 11 November 1942 Left hand Left arm chinaman Guyana Guyana
Lance Gibbs 29 September 1934 Right hand Right arm offbreak Guyana Guyana
Gordon Greenidge 1 May 1951 Right hand Right arm medium Barbados Barbados
Vanburn Holder 10 October 1945 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Barbados Barbados
Bernard Julien 13 March 1950 Right hand Left arm medium-fast Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
Alvin Kallicharran 21 March 1949 Left hand Right arm offbreak Guyana Guyana
Rohan Kanhai 26 December 1935 Right hand Right arm medium Guyana Guyana
Deryck Murray  (wk) 20 May 1943 Right hand Wicket-keeper Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
Viv Richards 7 March 1952 Right hand Right arm offbreak Antigua and BarbudaLeeward Islands
Andy Roberts 29 January 1951 Right hand Right arm fast Antigua and BarbudaLeeward Islands

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for West Indies

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