8 teams participated in th opening world cup 1975
First cricket world cup was played in 1975. It was won by the west indies.Answer 2It was held from June 7 to June 21, 1975 in England. 8 countries participated in the event. The preliminary matches were played in 2 groups of 4 each.
There was no 1975 World Cup. There was one in 1974 and 1978. See the related link for a list of all participants.
8 teams participated in the first cricket World Cup tournament in 1975 and they are: Australia, West Indies, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand, East Africa.
The 1975 Cricket World Cup was held in England.
West Indies won the 1975 Cricket World Cup.
Mike Denness was the captain of the England Cricket team in the 1975 Cricket World Cup.
Ian Chappell was the captain of the Australian Cricket team in the 1975 Cricket World Cup.
Srinivas Venkataraghavan was the captain of the Indian Cricket team in the 1975 Cricket World Cup.
The 1975 Cricket World Cup was sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company.
Australia was the runner-up of the 1975 Cricket World Cup.
Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan was the captain of indian team in 1975 cricket world cup