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West Indies vs New Zealand 2nd Semi-Final Prudential World Cup 1975

Cricket Highlights - West Indies vs New Zealand 2nd Semi-Final Prudential World Cup 1975


Watch the highlights of West Indies vs New Zealand 2nd Semi-Final Prudential World Cup 1975 - Prudential World Cup tournament of the 2nd Semi-final first time played between New Zealand and West Indies at The Oval, London in 18th June 1975.

West Indies vs New Zealand 2nd Semi-Final Prudential World Cup 1975
Alvin Kallicharan whips the ball to the leg side © Getty Images

Bernard Julien's four-wicket haul, Vanburn Holder and Andy Roberts combined 5-wickets before Half-centuries from Gordon Greenidge and Alvin Kallicharran helped to West Indies registered their historic first ODI win against New Zealand by easy 5-wickets and the second team to enter into the World Cup final in a low-scoring game of the second semifinal of a Prudential World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • West Indies chased 159 was their second lowest successful run-chase in One-day internationals.
  • New Zealand's 158 was their joint lowest score in One-day internationals.
  • Gordon Greenidge became the sixth West Indies batsman to score a fifty or more runs in One-day internationals.
  • Gordon Greenidge became the fifth West Indies batsman to score a half-century in World Cups.
  • Geoff Howarth became the seventh New Zealand batsman to score a fifty or more runs in One-day internationals.
  • Geoff Howarth became the fourth New Zealand batsman to score a half-century in World Cups.
  • Bernard Julien's 4 for 27 was his second best bowling performance for West Indies in One-day internationals and also the his second best bowling figures in World Cups.

New Zealand scored 158 for all-out in 52.2 overs with top scorer by Geoff Howarth struck 51 off consuming 93-deliveries including three boundaries.

Glenn Turner hit 36 off 74-balls including three boundaries and Brian Hastings scored a unbeaten 24 off 57-balls included 4-fours.

West Indies best bowler by Bernard Julien claimed a 4-wickets for 27-runs in 12-overs including five maidens, Vanburn Holder picked up 3-wickets for 30-runs in 8.2-overs, Andy Roberts took 2-wickets and one for Clive Lloyd.

West Indies chased 159-5 in 40.1 overs with top scorer by Alvin Kallicharran 82, Gordon Greenidge struck 55 off consuming 95-balls including 9-fours & a six and Rohan Kanhai 12 not out.

New Zealand best bowler by Richard Collinge picked up 3-wickets for 28-runs in 12-overs including four maidens, Brian McKechnie and Dayle Hadlee both took one-wickets.

Alvin Kallicharran named Player of the match for his match-winning magnificent 72-runs knocked off facing 92-balls including 7-fours and a six.