1979 Cricket World Cup Group A

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Team Pts Pld W L NR RR
 England 12 3 3 0 0 3.07
 Pakistan 8 3 2 1 0 3.60
 Australia 4 3 1 2 0 3.16
 Canada 0 3 0 3 0 1.60

Australia vs England[edit]

9 June 1979
Scorecard
Australia 
159/9 (60 overs)
v
 England
160/4 (47.1 overs)
Andrew Hilditch 47 (108)
Geoffrey Boycott 2/15 (6 overs)
Graham Gooch 53 (96)
Trevor Laughlin 2/38 (9.1 overs)
England won by 6 wickets
Lord's, London, England
Umpires: David Constant and Barrie Meyer
Player of the match: Graham Gooch

Canada vs Pakistan[edit]

9 June 1979
Scorecard
Canada 
139/9 (60 overs)
v
 Pakistan
140/2 (40.1 overs)
Glenroy Sealy 45 (110)
Sarfraz Nawaz 3/26 (10 overs)
Sadiq Mohammad 57* (122)
John Valentine 1/18 (9 overs)
Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Headingley, Leeds, England
Umpires: Dickie Bird and Alan Whitehead
Player of the match: Sadiq Mohammad

Pakistan vs Australia[edit]

14 June 1979
Scorecard
Pakistan 
286/7 (60 overs)
v
 Australia
197 all out (57.1 overs)
Asif Iqbal 61 (57)
Gary Cosier 3/54 (12 overs)
Andrew Hilditch 72 (129)
Sikander Bakht 3/34 (11 overs)
Pakistan won by 89 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England
Umpires: Dickie Bird and Ken Palmer
Player of the match: Asif Iqbal
  • Reserve day used; June 13 washed out

Canada vs England[edit]

14 June 1979
Scorecard
Canada 
45 all out (40.3 overs)
v
 England
46/2 (13.5 overs)
Franklyn Dennis 21 (99)
Chris Old 4/8 (10 overs)
Graham Gooch 21* (31)
Robert Callender 1/14 (6 overs)
England won by 8 wickets
Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Umpires: John Langridge and Barrie Meyer
Player of the match: Chris Old
  • Reserve day used; June 13 washed out.

Canada vs Australia[edit]

16 June 1979
Scorecard
Canada 
105 all out (33.2 overs)
v
 Australia
106/3 (26 overs)
John Vaughan 29 (43)
Alan Hurst 5/21 (10 overs)
Kim Hughes 27 (40)
Cornelius Henry 2/27 (10 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
Umpires: David Constant and John Langridge
Player of the match: Alan Hurst

England vs Pakistan[edit]

16 June 1979
Scorecard
England 
165/9 (60 overs)
v
 Pakistan
151 all out (56 overs)
Graham Gooch 33 (90)
Majid Khan 3/27 (12 overs)
Asif Iqbal 51 (104)
Mike Hendrick 4/15 (12 overs)
England won by 14 runs
Headingley, Leeds, England
Umpires: Lloyd Budd and David Evans
Player of the match: Mike Hendrick

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