Cricket World Cup 1983: The day of June 25 is recorded in golden letters within the historical past of Indian cricket. On this present day, Workforce India created historical past 38 years in the past by profitable the 1983 World Cup title underneath the captaincy of Kapil Dev. Within the closing, the Indian staff defeated the West Indies staff led by Clive Lloyd, who got here out with the intention of profitable their third consecutive World Cup. West Indies gained the title in 1975 and 1979, however in 1983, Workforce India broke their dream and captured the trophy.
Such was the fun of the match
Within the closing match, India scored 183 runs in 60 overs. At one level India was dropped at a great place by Srikkanth (38) and Mohinder Amarnath (26), however as quickly as they had been dismissed, the Indian innings fell aside. India had 111 for six at one level and at the moment it appeared that India wouldn’t even be capable of rating 150 runs. However within the decrease order, Madan Lal, Syed Kirmani and Balwinder Sindhu scored some scores to take India to a preventing place.
All-rounders had been made heroes of victory
India’s all-rounders performed an essential function within the staff’s victory on this match. Amarnath and Madan Lal took three wickets every whereas Roger Binny acquired one wicket. The West Indies staff was as soon as on a rating of fifty for one wicket, however Madan Lal acquired India again within the match by dismissing another players together with Vivian Richard. West Indies staff was lowered to 140 runs and the Indian staff created historical past.
After 1983, Workforce India grew to become the champion within the yr 2011
After turning into the world champion underneath the captaincy of Kapil Dev, it took a very long time for India to win the second ODI World Cup. Lastly, within the yr 2011, underneath the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India ended a 27-year drought by profitable the ODI World Cup for the second time. Within the final World Cup, Workforce India had reached the semi-finals, however needed to face defeat.