West Indies pop the champagne moment

Clive Lloyd holds aloft the glittering inaugural Prudential World Cup trophy

The aura of invincibility surrounding the West Indies team took serious shape when Clive Lloyd smacked a brilliant century to power his side to the inaugural World Cup triumph and receiving the trophy in almost pitch darkness. The event is best remembered for Vivian Richards’s three sizzling run-outs in the final game, Glenn Turner’s prolific run with the bat and Gary Gilmour’s brilliance with the ball.