1979 World Cup: Narrow win puts England into final

In a tantalisingly close finish New Zealand fell just 9 runs short of making the final as they went down to England.

Graham Gooch 71 and Mike Brearley 53 gave a splendid start but it was left to Derek Randall 42 to get them upto 221-8 in 60 overs.

Only John Wright 69 offered stern resistance as the Kiwi's lost regular wickets.

1979 Prudential World Cup Semi Final Old Trafford, June 1979.


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