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England vs New Zealand 1st Semi-final Prudential World Cup 1979 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs New Zealand 1st Semi-final Prudential World Cup 1979 - Prudential World Cup 1979 tournament of the 1st Semi-final played between New Zealand and England at Old Trafford, Manchester in 20th June 1979.


Half-centuries from Graham Gooch, Mike Brearley and An unbeaten 42 from Derek Randall before Bowlers and Mike Hendrick's three-wicket haul helped to England narrow 9-run victory over New Zealand and first time enter into the world-cup final in a tight-game of the first semi-final match of a Prudential World Cup.

England scored 221-8 in 60 overs with top scorer by Graham Gooch struck 71 off 84-balls including 3-sixes & a four.

Mike Brearley scored 53 off consuming 115-balls including three boundaries, Derek Randall scored a unbeaten 42 off 50-balls included one-six & a four and Ian Botham 21.

New Zealand best bowler by Brian McKechnie takes 2-wickets, Richard Hadlee, Gary Troup, Lance Cairns and Jeremy Coney each took one-wickets.

New Zealand scored 212-9 in 60 overs with top scorer by John Wright struck 69 off 137-balls including 9-fours.

Glenn Turner scored 30 off 51-balls including 2-fours, Warren Lees 23, Bruce Edgar 17 and Richard Hadlee 15.