Cricket World Cup 1979. Excerpts from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘The Big Book of World Cup Cricket’

When Gordon Greenidge went on the rampage against the hapless Indian bowlers

Devastating Mike Hendrick helps England win a low-scoring thriller

Kiwis stunned by Clive Lloyd’s pyrotechnics

Naive India stunned by minnows Sri Lanka

A semi-final battle right down to the wire

Classy stroke-makers on show in a high voltage West Indies vs Pakistan Semi-Final

King and Richards launch ferocious assault for the World Cup 1979 crown

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The Big Book of World Cup Cricket 1975-2011

Published in India by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-4-3

Available on Amazon at an attractive 


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