An all-cheering, all-dancing cast of cricket lovers representing all competing 10 nations are in England for ongoing ICC World Cup. 10 nations are battling against each other in the world’s most prestigious cricket tournament. The 2019 edition of the World Cup final will be played at the home of cricket, the Lord’s . But before that happens, let us take a trip back to witness some of the most iconic cricket world cup final moments of all time.
Low-scoring thrillers, big scores and compelling comebacks – the 11 editions of the World Cup have had them all. There are even some thrilling cricket world cup final, cricket fans have witnessed. Take trip down to catch some of the best ones.
7Viv Richards’ hundred in the 1979 world cup final
In 1979, one of the supreme team of the world which had spectacular group of players won the world cup. Clive Lloyd and co lifted the World Cup trophy and proved that West Indies though is small in population but is big when it comes to cricket. West Indies established the top position in the world. Courtesy: Sir Vivian Richards.
A majestic 138 not out from Richards against England in the final is still moment to cherish for some audience. The West Indies were four down at 99, Richards came to the crease and ended up helping them to 286. With the lower order collapsing, Richards on other hand finished the innings with a bang. It proved a big target for England and sealed their second World Cup win.