Pakistan vs West Indies first ever ODI Match in World Cup

Prudential World Cup tournament Group B first time one-day international cricket match played between West Indies vs Pakistan in the World Cup At Edgbaston in 11th June 1975.

The West Indies beat Pakistan by one wicket with two balls remaining in the Group B 8th match.

The West Indian hero was wicket-keeper Deryck Murray, who nursed the strike and saw his side through after it had looked beaten.

The West Indies facing 266, their top order collapses under 100-runs with Roy Fredericks (12), Gordon Greenidge (4), Alvin Kallicharran (16), Rohan Kanhai (24) and Sir Viv Richards (24).

West Indies looked beaten when West Indian skipper Clive Lloyd added most valuable 53-runs hit after He was caught out by behind the stumps Wasim Bari off Javed Miandad.

Deryck Murray (61) was joined by Vanburn Holder at 166-8, with 101-runs required from the last 24- overs.

When Vanburn Holder was caught Deryck Murray found another ally in Andy Roberts to get the required 64-runs in 14-overs and West Indies winning the fourth ball of the last over.

Earlier, Pakistan won the toss decided to batting first, they set up the 266 for 7 in their allotted 60-over with their top scorer by skipper Majid Khan (60), Wasim Raja (58) and Mushtaq Mohammad (55).

Sarfraz Nawaz named Player of the match for his magnificent bowing spell of 4 for 44 in 12 overs.



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