1979 Cricket World Cup Group B

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Team Pts Pld W L NR RR
 West Indies 10 3 2 0 1 4.35
 New Zealand 8 3 2 1 0 4.43
 Sri Lanka 6 3 1 1 1 4.45
 India 0 3 0 3 0 2.78

India vs West Indies[edit]

June 9, 1979
Scorecard
India 
190 all out (53.1 overs)
v
 West Indies
194/1 (51.3 overs)
Gundappa Viswanath 75 (134)
Michael Holding 4/33 (12 overs)
Gordon Greenidge 106 (173)
Kapil Dev 1/46 (10 overs)
West Indies won by 9 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
Umpires: David Evans and John Langridge
Player of the match: Gordon Greenidge

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand[edit]

June 9, 1979
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
189 all out (56.5 overs)
v
 New Zealand
190/1 (47.4 overs)
Anura Tennekoon 59 (96)
Brian McKechnie 3/25 (10.5 overs)
Glenn Turner 83 (143)
Ajit de Silva 1/39 (12 overs)
New Zealand won by 9 wickets
Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England
Umpires: Lloyd Budd and Ken Palmer
Player of the match: Geoff Howarth

Sri Lanka vs West Indies[edit]

June 13, 1979
Scorecard
v
No result
The Oval, London, England
Umpires: unknown
Player of the match: no award
  • 2 reserve days used, no play due to heavy rain.

India vs New Zealand[edit]

June 13, 1979
Scorecard
India 
182 all out (55.5 overs)
v
 New Zealand
183/2 (57 overs)
Sunil Gavaskar 55 (144)
Brian McKechnie 3/24 (12 overs)
Bruce Edgar 84* (167)
Mohinder Amarnath 1/39 (12 overs)
New Zealand won by 8 wickets
Headingley, Leeds, England
Umpires: Lloyd Budd and Alan Whitehead
Player of the match: Bruce Edgar

Sri Lanka vs India[edit]

June 18, 1979
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
238/5 (60 overs)
v
 India
191 all out (54.1 overs)
Sunil Wettimuny 67 (120)
Mohinder Amarnath 3/40 (12 overs)
Dilip Vengsarkar 36 (57)
Somachandra de Silva 3/29 (11 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 47 runs
Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Umpires: Ken Palmer and Alan Whitehead
Player of the match: Duleep Mendis
  • Reserve day used, original match date (June 16) was washed out.

West Indies vs New Zealand[edit]

June 16, 1979
Scorecard
West Indies 
244/7 (60 overs)
v
 New Zealand
212/9 (60 overs)
Clive Lloyd 73* (80)
Jeremy Coney 2/40 (12 overs)
Richard Hadlee 42 (48)
Andy Roberts 3/43 (12 overs)
West Indies won by 32 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England
Umpires: Dickie Bird and Barrie Meyer
Player of the match: Clive Lloyd

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