1979 English cricket season

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1979 English cricket season

The 1979 English cricket season was the 80th in which the County Championship had been an official competition. The second Cricket World Cup was played and West Indies defeated England in the final. The County Championship was won by Essex for the first time.


World Cup[edit]

Test series[edit]

India tour[edit]

County Championship[edit]

Gillette Cup[edit]

Benson & Hedges Cup[edit]

Sunday League[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

Leading bowlers[edit]


External links[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]