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India vs New Zealand 10th Match Prudential World Cup 1975 Article

Cricket Article - India vs New Zealand 10th Match Prudential World Cup 1975


Read the artcle of India vs New Zealand 10th Match Prudential World Cup 1975 - Prudential World Cup tournament of the 10th ODI match first time match played between New Zealand and India at Old Trafford, Manchester in 11th June 1975.

Captain cool Glenn Turner's historic century leads to New Zealand registered their historic first ODI win against India by hard-fought four-wickets, despite a Syed Abid Ali's all-round display and secure a their place a semifinal in a tight-game of the tenth match of a Prudential World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Glenn Turner became the first New Zealand batsman to score a two centuries in One-day international cricket history and overall the second player after Dennis Amiss' three hundreds.
  • Glenn Turner became the first batsman to score a two centuries in a World Cup history.
  • India's 230 was their second highest score in One-day internationals.
  • Syed Abid Ali became the fifth Indian batsman to score a fifty in One-day internationals.
  • Syed Abid Ali became the third Indian batsman to score a fifty in World Cups after Sunil Gavaskar and Farokh Engineer.

India scored 230 for all-out in exact 60 overs with top scorer by Syed Abid Ali 70 (98) and Anshuman Gaekwad 37 (51)

New Zealand best bowler by Brian McKechnie 3/49 (12) and Dayle Hadlee 2/32 (12)

New Zealand chased 233/6 in 58.5 overs with top scorer by Glenn Turner* 114 off 177-balls - which was his 2nd ODI hundred and his first century against India in ODIs and Brian Hastings 34 (49)

India best bowler by Syed Abid Ali 2/35 (12) and Bishan Bedi 1/28 (12)


( A spirited revival by India. followed by an immaculate century by New Zealand skipper Glenn Turner left the spectators well satisfied with the fare at Old Trafford, where New Zealand chased down the 231, timed their run in admirably.

A couple of fours by Dayle Hadlee on the 59th over took them to victory by four wickets with 7-balls remaining and to a place in the 1975 World Cup semi-final, which they will meet West Indies at The Oval.

While New Zealand chasing Glenn Turner's peacefulness when wickets were falling regularly at the other end and one stage New Zealand were lost 3 wickets for 70, Brian Hastings scoring valuable 34 with Glenn Turner.

Glenn Turner built 65-run partnership with Brian Hastings for fourth wicket, exact 50-run partnership with Ken Wadsworth (22) for fifth wicket and 39-run partnership with Sir Richard Hadlee (15) for sixth wicket.

India captain Srinivas Venkataraghavan won the toss and decided to batting first and India making 230 for All-out in their allotted 60-overs.

India's half team collapses at 94 for 5 with Sunil Gavaskar (12), Farokh Engineer (24), Gundappa Viswanath (2), Anshuman Gaekwad added important 37 off facing 51-balls and Eknath Solkar got out for (13).

After Solkar exit, Brijesh Patel comes and immediately goes to pavilion with 9 off consuming 32 deliveries, then Madan Lal contributed 20-runs with Syed Abid Ali, both adding 55-run stand for seventh wicket partnership.

Syed Abid Ali smashed 70-run knock off facing 98 deliveries including five fours and one six, Abid Ali caught out by Hedley Howarth off Brian McKechnie.

Last end India Skipper Srinivas Venkataraghavan scored valuable 26 helped to India reached the respectable total of 230 for India lost tenth wicket with Bishan Bedi run out off the last ball of the innings.

New Zealand's Hadlee brother brilliant starts to India top order collapsed, Richard Hadlee, Dayle Hadlee and Hedley Howarth each took 2-2 wickets and Brian McKechnie pick up three wickets for 49-runs.

Glenn Turner named Player of the Match for his match winning unbeaten superb 117-runs knocked off facing 177 deliveries included 13 boundaries in the 180 minutes. )