Cricket World Cup 1983: The day of June 25 is recorded in golden letters in the history of Indian cricket. On this day, Team India created history 38 years ago by winning the 1983 World Cup title under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. In the final, the Indian team defeated the West Indies team led by Clive Lloyd, who came out with the aim of winning their third consecutive World Cup. West Indies won the title in 1975 and 1979, but in 1983, Team India broke their dream and captured the trophy.
Such was the thrill of the match
In the final match, India scored 183 runs in 60 overs. At one point India was brought to a good position by Srikkanth (38) and Mohinder Amarnath (26), but as soon as they were dismissed, the Indian innings fell apart. India had 111 for six at one point and at that time it seemed that India would not even be able to score 150 runs. But in the lower order, Madan Lal, Syed Kirmani and Balwinder Sindhu scored some scores to take India to a fighting position.
All-rounders were made heroes of victory
India’s all-rounders played an important role in the team’s victory in this match. Amarnath and Madan Lal took three wickets each while Roger Binny got one wicket. The West Indies team was once on a score of 50 for one wicket, but Madan Lal got India back in the match by dismissing some other players including Vivian Richard. West Indies team was reduced to 140 runs and the Indian team created history.
After 1983, Team India became the champion in the year 2011
After becoming the world champion under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, it took a long time for India to win the second ODI World Cup. Finally, in the year 2011, under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India ended a 27-year drought by winning the ODI World Cup for the second time. In the last World Cup, Team India had reached the semi-finals, but had to face defeat.
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