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India vs New Zealand 6th Match Prudential World Cup 1979 Highlights

Watch the highlights of India vs New Zealand 6th Match Prudential World Cup 1979 - Prudential World Cup 1979 tournament of the 6th ODI match played between New Zealand and India at Headingley, Leeds in 13th June 1979.

Bowlers attack before An unbeaten superb 84 from Bruce Edgar, Forties from John Wright and Glenn Turner helped to New Zealand easy eight-wicket victory over India and qualify for the semi-final in a low-scoring game of the sixth match of a Prudential World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • New Zealand chased 183 was their second lowest successful run-chase in One-day international, also It was their second lowest chase against India in ODIs and It is their lowest chase in World Cups, previous lowest chase was 190 against Sri Lanka at Nottingham in this tournament.
  • India's 182 was their fifth highest score in One-day international, It is their second highest total against New Zealand in ODIs and It is their third highest-score in World Cups.
  • 100 : John Wright and Bruce Edgar set up the record first-wicket partnership for New Zealand in One-day international, previously held by the 73-run stand between Glenn Turner and Jock Edwards against same opponent at Christchurch in 1976, It is the eighth highest opening stand in ODIs and New Zealand's fourth highest any-wicket stand in ODIs.
  • Sunil Gavaskar became the third Indian batsman to score a fifty against New Zealand in One-day internationals after Gundappa Viswanath and Syed Abid Ali.
  • Sunil Gavaskar became 
  • Bruce Edgar became the ninth New Zealand batsman to score a fifty or more runs in One-day internationals.
  • Bruce Edgar became the second New Zealand batsman to score a fifty or more runs against India in One-day internationals after Glenn Turner.
  • Bruce Edgar became the fifth New Zealand batsman to score a fifty or more runs in World Cups.

India scored modest total of 182 for all-out in 55.5 overs with top scorer by Sunil Gavaskar struck 55 off consuming 144-deliveries including five boundaries.

Brijesh Patel scored 38 off 60-balls including 5-fours, Kapil Dev 25 and Karsan Ghavri 20.

New Zealand best bowler by Brian McKechnie picked up 3-wickets for 24-runs in 12-overs including a maiden.

Lance Cairns picked up 3-wickets for 36-runs in 11.5-overs, Richard Hadlee and Gary Troup both took 2-wickets.

New Zealand chased 183-2 in 57 overs with top scorer by Bruce Edgar 84 not out, John Wright 48 off 94-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century - including a boundary.

Glenn Turner cracked a unbeaten 43 off 76-balls including 6-fours.

India best bowler by Mohinder Amarnath took 1-wicket for 39-runs in 12-overs including a maiden.

Bruce Edgar named Player of the match for his match-winning career-best unbeaten 84-runs knocked off facing 167-balls including 8-fours.