Mohinder Amarnath of India was the man of the match in the first semifinals played between England and India. Viv Richards of West Indies was the man of the match in the second semifinals played between Pakistan and West Indies.
In the semifinals there is 7 rounds, but which ever team wins 4 rounds first is who can move on.
They were in the semi finals in World cup Football 1995.
The first national basketball tournament was the National Invitational Tournament, the NIT. It preceded the start of the NCAA tourney. The first year of the NCAA Basketball Tournament was 1939.
the first womens basketball tournament was in 1905
First tournament was in New York, 1843.
His first professional tournament was the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open.
The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
Baseball became an official sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics, with the familiar eight team tournament. Players were required to be amateurs. The tournament consisted of a round-robin, in which teams played each of the other teams, followed by semifinals and finals. The format of the competition has remained the same since then, with the only major change being that starting in 2000 players were not required to be amateurs.
There does not appear to be any documentation that points to the very first tournament bowled in any country. My guess is that the first tournament didn't start too much later than when the sport was invented.