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Prudential World Cup 1979

World Cup TitlePrudential World Cup
World Venue/Host(s)England
ScheduleJune 09 - June 23
Total Nations Participated8 Nations
Total Matches Played15 Matches
Rounds2 Groups
Stagesknockout of 4 teams
Final Match Played onSat 23 June 1979
Final Match VenueLord's, London
Final Match BetweenWest Indies Vs England
Final Match ResultWest Indies won by 92 runs
Winning Team CaptainClive Lloyd
Winner Prize Money£ 10000
Total Prize Money Distributed£ 25900
Umpiring Done byDickie Bird & Barrie Meyer
World Trophy47 cm high, 2.5 Kg sterling silver trophy
Sponsored byPrudential Assurance Company
Sponsorship Amount£ 0.25 million
Man of TournamentNone awarded
Maximum Scored by Gordon Greenidge (253 runs)
Maximum Wikcets Taken byMike Hendrick (10 wickets)

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