there was no man of the series in 1975 world cup
The Man of the series for the 1999 ICC WC was: Lance Klusener of South Africa for his all-round performance of 281 runs and 17 wickets in the tournament.(SA were eliminated in the semi-finals of the tournament playing against Australia).
there was no man of the series award in the opening world cup
There was no "Man of the Series" awarded in 1983 Cricket World Cup. Yay there was
There was no "man of the series" awarded in 1987