Definitions for "1987 Cricket World Cup"
The Cricket World Cup in 1987 (aka Reliance Cup) was the fourth edition of the tournament. It was held from October 9 to November 8, 1987 in India and Pakistan - the first held outside England. The format was unchanged from 1983 except for a reduction in the number of overs a team played from 60 to 50, the current standard. 8 countries participated in the event.