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1979 Cricket World Cup Team Squads, Players List

The second edition of cricket world cup was also populated as Prudential World Cup which was played from 9 to 23 June 1979. England hosted consecutive 2nd time the cricket world cup. 8 teams participated in 1979 ICC world cup and Canada made debut in the world cup. Defending champions West Indies defend world cup title successfully in 1979 at Lord’s London.

1979 ICC cricket world cup team squads.

West Indies, Australia, England, India, Sri Lanka, Canada, New Zealand and Pakistan participated in 1979 cricket world cup. Let’s have a look at the eight team squad and players list.

All 8 Teams & Squad

West Indies

Australia

England

India

Clive Lloyd (Captain) Kim Hughes (Captain) Mike Brearley (Captain) Srinivas Venkataraghavan (Captain)
Desmond Haynes Alan Hurst Mike Gatting Karsan Ghavri
Deryck Murray Rick Darling Geoff Miller Anshuman Gaekwad
Alvin Kallicharran Allan Border Bob Willis Brijesh Patel
Colin Croft Rodney Hogg Ian Botham Gundappa Viswanath
Faoud Bacchus Geoff Dymock Chris Old Mohinder Amarnath
Gordon Greenidge Trevor Laughlin Phil Edmonds Dilip Vengsarkar
Collis King Gary Cosier Mike Hendrick Sunil Gavaskar
Joel Garner Graham Yallop Graham Gooch Surinder Khanna
Andy Roberts Kevin Wright Geoffrey Boycott Bishan Singh Bedi
Michael Holding Andrew Hilditch Bob Taylor Kapil Dev
Larry Gomes Jeff Moss David Gower
Viv Richards Graeme Porter Wayne Larkins
Malcolm Marshall Derek Randall

New Zealand

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Canada

Mark Burgess (Captain) Asif Iqbal (Captain) Anura Tennekoon (Captain) Bryan Mauricette (Captain)
John Morrison Majid Khan Ranjan Gunatilleke Cornelius Henry
Bruce Edgar Haroon Rashid Tony Opatha Franklyn Dennis
Glenn Turner Zaheer Abbas Ajit de Silva Jitendra Patel
Warren Stott Imran Khan Duleep Mendis Tariq Javed
Richard Hadlee Javed Miandad Roy Dias Charles Baksh
Lance Cairns Wasim Raja Sudath Pasqual Martin Stead
Gary Troup Sikander Bakht Somachandra de Silva John Vaughan
Geoff Howarth Sadiq Mohammad Ranjan Madugalle Robert Callender
Ewen Chatfield Mudassar Nazar Bandula Warnapura John Valentine
Brian McKechnie Wasim Bari Stanley de Silva Glenroy Sealy
Warren Lees Sarfraz Nawaz Sunil Wettimuny Cecil Marshall
Jeremy Coney Sunil Jayasinghe Christopher Chappell
John Wright

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  1. The great team all

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