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1975 Cricket World Cup squads

This is a list of cricketers who represented their country at the 1975 Cricket World Cup in England that took place from 7 to 21 June 1975.

Contents

  •  Australia 1
  • East Africa 2
  •  England 3
  •  India 4
  •  New Zealand 5
  •  Pakistan 6
  •  Sri Lanka 7
  •  West Indies 8
  • External links 9

 Australia

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Ian Chappell  (c) 26 September 1943 Right hand Right arm leg spin South Australia
Greg Chappell  (vc) 7 August 1948 Right hand Right arm medium South Australia

Queensland

Ross Edwards 1 December 1942 Right hand Wicket-keeper New South Wales

Western Australia

Gary Gilmour 26 June 1951 Left hand Left arm fast medium New South Wales
Dennis Lillee 18 July 1949 Right hand Right arm fast Western Australia
Rick McCosker 11 December 1946 Right hand Right arm legbreak New South Wales
Ashley Mallett 13 July 1945 Right hand Right arm offbreak South Australia
Rod Marsh  (wk) 4 November 1947 Left hand Wicket-keeper Western Australia
Jeff Thomson 16 August 1950 Right hand Right arm fast Queensland
Alan Turner 23 July 1950 Left hand - New South Wales
Max Walker 12 September 1948 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Victoria
Doug Walters 21 December 1945 Right hand Right arm medium New South Wales

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for Australia

East Africa

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Harilal Shah  (c) 14 April 1943 Right hand Right arm medium -
Frasat Ali 31 July 1949 Right hand Right arm medium -
Zulfiqar Ali 1947 Right hand Right arm medium -
Yunus Badat 1943 Right hand - -
Hamish McLeod  (wk) Unknown Left hand Wicket-keeper -
Praful Mehta  (wk) 1941 Left hand Wicket-keeper -
John Nagenda 25 April 1938 Right hand Right arm fast-medium -
Parbhu Nana 17 August 1933 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin -
Don Pringle 1 May 1932 Unknown Unknown -
Mehmood Quaraishy 4 February 1942 Unknown Unknown -
Ramesh Sethi 4 September 1941 Right hand Right arm offbreak -
MCC
Jawahir Shah 1942 Right hand - -
Shiraz Sumar 1950 Right hand - -
Samuel Walusimbi 1948 Right hand Left arm medium -

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for East Africa

 England

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Mike Denness  (c) 1 December 1940 Right hand - Kent
Dennis Amiss 7 April 1943 Right hand - Warwickshire
Geoff Arnold 3 September 1944 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Surrey
Keith Fletcher 20 May 1944 Right hand Right arm legbreak Essex
Tony Greig 6 October 1946 Right hand Right arm medium Sussex
Frank Hayes 6 December 1946 Right hand Right arm medium Lancashire
John Jameson  (wk) 30 June 1941 Right hand Wicket-keeper Warwickshire
Alan Knott  (wk) 9 April 1946 Right hand Wicket-keeper Kent
Peter Lever 17 September 1940 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Lancashire
Chris Old 22 December 1948 Left hand Right arm fast-medium Yorkshire
John Snow 13 October 1941 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Sussex
Derek Underwood 8 June 1945 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin
Left arm medium
Kent
Barry Wood 26 December 1942 Right hand Right arm medium Lancashire

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for England

 India

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Srinivas Venkataraghavan  (c) 21 April 1945 Right hand Right arm offbreak Tamil Nadu
Syed Abid Ali 9 September 1941 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Hyderabad
Mohinder Amarnath 24 September 1950 Right hand Right arm medium Delhi
Bishan Singh Bedi 25 September 1946 Right hand Left arm slow orthodox Delhi
Farokh Engineer  (wk) 25 February 1938 Right hand Wicket-keeper Mumbai
Anshuman Gaekwad 23 September 1952 Right hand Right arm offbreak Baroda
Sunil Gavaskar 10 July 1949 Right hand Right arm medium
Right arm offbreak
Mumbai
Karsan Ghavri 28 February 1951 Left hand Left arm medium Mumbai
Madan Lal 20 March 1951 Right hand Right hand medium Delhi
Brijesh Patel 24 November 1952 Right hand Right arm offbreak Karnataka
Eknath Solkar 19
March 1948
Left hand Left arm slow orthodox Mumbai
Gundappa Viswanath 12 February 1949 Right hand Right arm legbreak Karnataka

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for India

 New Zealand

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Glenn Turner  (c) 26 May 1947 Right hand Right arm offbreak Otago
Lance Cairns 10 October 1949 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Otago
Richard Collinge 2 April 1946 Right hand Left arm medium-fast Central Districts
Wellington
Barry Hadlee 14 December 1941 Right hand Unknown Canterbury
Dayle Hadlee 6 January 1948 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Canterbury
Richard Hadlee 3 July 1951 Left hand Right arm fast Canterbury
Brian Hastings 23 March 1940 Right hand Right arm legbreak googly Wellington
Geoff Howarth 29 March 1951 Right hand Right arm offbreak Auckland
Hedley Howarth 25 December 1943 Left hand Left arm orthodox spin Auckland
Brian McKechnie 6 November 1953 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Otago
John Morrison 27 August 1947 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin Wellington
John Parker  (wk) 21 February 1951 Right hand Wicket-keeper Northern Districts
Ken Wadsworth  (wk) 30 November 1946 Right hand Wicket-keeper Central Districts

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for New Zealand

 Pakistan

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Asif Iqbal  (c) 6 June 1943 Right hand Right arm medium Karachi
Zaheer Abbas 24 July 1947 Right hand Right arm offbreak Karachi
Wasim Bari  (wk) 23 March 1948 Right hand Wicket-keeper Karachi
Imran Khan 25 November 1952 Right hand Right arm fast PIA
Majid Khan  (vc) 28 September 1946 Right hand Right arm medium
Right arm offbreak
Rawalpindi
Naseer Malik 1 February 1950 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Karachi
Asif Masood 23 January 1946 Right hand Right arm medium-fast PIA
Javed Miandad 12 June 1957 Right hand Right arm legbreak Habib Bank
Pervez Mir 24 September 1953 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Lahore
Mushtaq Mohammad 22 November 1943 Right hand Right arm legbreak Karachi
Sadiq Mohammad 3 May 1945 Left hand Right arm legbreak Karachi
Sarfraz Nawaz 1 December 1948 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Lahore
Wasim Raja 3 July 1952 Left hand Right arm legbreak Lahore

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for Pakistan

 Sri Lanka

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Anura Tennekoon  (c) 29 October 1946 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin SSC
Ajit de Silva 12 December 1952 Left hand Left arm orthodox spin BCAC
Somachandra de Silva 11 June 1942 Right hand Right arm legbreak BCAC
Ranjit Fernando  (wk) 22 February 1944 Right hand Wicket-keeper NCC
David Heyn 26 June 1945 Left hand Right arm medium NCC
Lalith Kaluperuma 25 June 1949 Right hand Right arm offbreak BCAC
Duleep Mendis 25 August 1952 Right hand - SSC
Tony Opatha 5 August 1947 Right hand Right arm medium CCC
Mevan Pieris 16 February 1946 Left hand Right arm fast-medium SSC
Anura Ranasinghe 13 October 1956 Right hand Left arm orthodox spin BRC
Michael Tissera 23 March 1939 Right hand Right arm legbreak CCC
Bandula Warnapura 1 March 1953 Right hand Right arm medium BCAC
BRC
Sunil Wettimuny 2 February 1949 Right hand Wicket-keeper SSC

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for Sri Lanka

 West Indies

Player Date of Birth Batting Style Bowling Style First class team
Clive Lloyd  (c) 31 August 1944 Left hand Right arm medium Guyana
Keith Boyce 11 October 1943 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Barbados
Roy Fredericks 11 November 1942 Left hand Left arm chinaman Guyana
Lance Gibbs 29 September 1934 Right hand Right arm offbreak Guyana
Gordon Greenidge 1 May 1951 Right hand Right arm medium Barbados
Vanburn Holder 10 October 1945 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Barbados
Bernard Julien 13 March 1950 Right hand Left arm medium-fast Trinidad & Tobago
Alvin Kallicharran 21 March 1949 Left hand Right arm offbreak Guyana
Rohan Kanhai 26 December 1935 Right hand Right arm medium Guyana
Deryck Murray  (wk) 20 May 1943 Right hand Wicket-keeper Trinidad & Tobago
Viv Richards 7 March 1952 Right hand Right arm offbreak Leeward Islands
Andy Roberts 29 January 1951 Right hand Right arm fast Leeward Islands

Source: Cricinfo 1975 World Cup stats for West Indies

External links

  • 1975 Cricket World Cup. Cricinfo.com.
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