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    What was Indias performance in first cricket world cup?

    when was first world cup match started? What was the position of India in first world cup?
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  • The first world cup series started at ENGLAND in 1975.
    Group A:India,England,New zeland,East africa
    Group B:Australia,Sri lanka,Pakistan,West indies
    The first match in world cup is played between ENGLAND and INDIA at lord's in june7,1975
    England won the toss and chose to bat first
    scorecard
    England innings
    Batting R B
    JA Jameson 21 42
    DL Amiss 137 147
    KWR Fletcher 68 107
    AW Greig 4 8
    MH Denness not out 37 31
    CM Old not out 51 30
    Extras 16
    Total 334
    Overs 60

    Bowling O R W
    S Madanlan 12 64 1
    M Amarnath 12 60 1
    S Abidali 12 58 2
    KD Ghavri 11 83 0
    S Venkataraghavan 12 41 0
    ED Solkar 1 12 0

    India innings
    Batting R B
    SM Gavaskar not out 38 174
    ED solkar 8 34
    AS Gaekwad 22 46
    GR Viswanath 37 59
    BP Patel not out 51 57
    Extras 13
    Total 132
    Overs 60
    Bowling O R W
    JA Snow 12 24 0
    GG Arnold 10 20 1
    CM Old 12 26 1
    AW Greig 9 26 0
    B Wood 5 6 0
    P Lever 10 16 1
    JA Jameson 2 3 0

    RESULT:England won by 202 runs

    Group Table
    Group A
    Teams M W L T N/R P
    England 3 3 - - - 12
    New zeland 3 2 1 - - 8
    India 3 1 2 - - 4
    East africa 3 - 3 - - -

    Group B
    Teams M W L T N/R P
    West indies 3 3 - - - 12
    Australia 3 2 1 - - 8
    Pakistan 3 1 2 - - 4
    Srilanka 3 - 3 - - -

  • Hi,


    Match-1

    England vs India

    England won by 202 runs

    England - 334 for 4 in 60 overs
    Amiss-137

    India-132 for 3 in 60 overs
    Viswanath-37

    Man of the match -Amiss


    Match-2


    East Africa VS India

    India won by 10 wickets


    East Africa -120 in 55.3 overs

    India-123 for 0 in 29.5 overs

    Ganaskar-65 not out
    FM Engineer -54 notout


    Man of the match - FM Engineer


    Match-3


    India VS New Zealand

    New Zealand won by 4 wickets

    India - 230 for 10 in 60 overs
    abid ali-70


    New Zealand - 233 for 6 in 58.5 overs
    Turner -117 not ouut

    Man of the match - Turner


    India won 1 match out of 3 match in First world cup in 1975 .

  • 1975 World Cup - India
    Overs - 60
    Venue - England
    Total Teams - 8

    Teams:
    India
    England
    Australia
    West Indies
    East Africa
    Srilanka
    New Zealand
    Pakistan

    Group A:
    India
    England
    New Zealand
    East Africa

    Group B:
    Australia
    West Indies
    Srilanka
    Pakistan

    Group Stage Matches for India

    1. ENGLAND vs INDIA

    Venue: Lord's (London)
    Date : 7th June
    England won toss and chose to bat
    England- 334/4 in 60 overs
    India - 132/3 in 60 overs
    England won by 202 runs
    Man of the Match: Dennis Amiss(137)

    2.INDIA vs EAST AFRICA

    Venue : Headingley (Leeds)
    Date : 11th June
    East Africa won toss and chose to bat
    East Africa -120/10 in 53.3 overs
    India - 123/0 in 29.5 overs
    India won by 10 wkts.
    Man of the Match : Farrokh Engineer

    3.NEW ZEALAND vs INDIA
    Venue: Old Trafford (Manchester)
    India won toss and chose to bat
    India - 230 in 60 overs
    New Zealand - 233/6 in 58.5 overs
    New Zealand won by 4 wkts
    Man of the Match : Glenn Turnerb

    Points Table after Group Stage Matches:

    England
    Points - 12
    Played - 3
    Wins - 3
    Losses - 0

    New Zealand
    Points - 8
    Played - 3
    Wins - 2
    Losses - 1

    India
    Points - 4
    Played - 3
    Wins - 1
    Losses - 2

    India eliminated in Group Stage itself.


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