1978 Women's Cricket World Cup

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1978 Women's World Cup
Cricket format Women's ODI
Tournament format(s) Round robin
Host(s) India India
Champions  Australia (1st title)
Participants 4
Matches played 6
Most runs Australia Margaret Jennings (127)
Most wickets Australia Sharyn Fitzsimmons (7)

The 1978 Women's Cricket World Cup was held in India.[1] It was contested by four teams, England, Australia, India and New Zealand after Holland and the West Indies withdrew for financial reasons. The 6 matches in the tournament were held over 50 overs, with Australia defeating England in the final.

Points Table[edit]

Team Pld W L T NR Pts
 Australia 3 3 0 0 0 6
 England 3 2 1 0 0 4
 New Zealand 3 1 2 0 0 2
 India 3 0 3 0 0 0

Results[edit]

1 January 1978
(scorecard)
Australia 
177 (49.2 overs)
v
 New Zealand
111/8 (50.0 overs)
WJ Hills 64
BL Bevege 3/17 (9.2)
PF Carrick 3/43 (10.0)
PF McKelvey 37
S Fitzsimmons 3/16 (10.0)
 Australia won by 66 runs
Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur
Umpires: SR Bose and KVK Rao
1 January 1978
(scorecard)
India 
63 (39.3 overs)
v
 England
65/1 (30.2 overs)
DF Edulji 18
G Hullah 2/2 (6.3)
M Wilks 2/6 (6.0)
LD Thomas 43*
DF Edulji 1/18 (10)
 England won by 9 wickets
Eden Gardens, Calcutta
Umpires: B Ganguli and SK Ghosh

5 January 1978
(scorecard)
India 
130/9 (50.0 overs)
v
 New Zealand
131/1 (44.0 overs)
U Nikam 31
PF Carrick 2/26 (9.0)
L Lindsay 2/26 (10.0)
BL Bevege 67*
A Sharma 1/32 (10.0)
 New Zealand won by 9 wickets
Patna

8 January 1978
(scorecard)
Australia 
150/8 (50.0 overs)
v
 India
79 (47.2 overs)
SA Tredrea 56
L Bhattacharj 2/23 (10.0)
S Pandit 17
P Cook 3/9 (9.0)
8 January 1978
(scorecard)
New Zealand 
157 (49.4 overs)
v
 England
160/3 (40.3 overs)
BL Bevege 57
JM Court 3/37 (9.0)
LD Thomas 47
SJ Rattray 2/33 (6.0)
 England won by 7 wickets
Hyderabad

13 January 1978
(scorecard)
England 
96/8 (50.0 overs)
v
 Australia
100/2 (31.3 overs)
SA Hodges 26*
SA Tredrea 4/25 (10.0)
MJ Jennings 57*
G Hullah 2/9 (6.0)
 Australia won by 8 wickets
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: VK Ramaswamy and SA Swaminathan

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1978 Women's World Cup In India, Cricinfo, Retrieved on 10 March 2009