1983 World Cup: June 25 will always be a memorable day for Indian cricket. On this day in 1983, under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, the Indian team created history by defeating West Indies by winning the World Cup title. It was India’s first World Cup title, which became very memorable. In the final match with West Indies, the Indian team won after a lot of struggle. On this occasion, all the members of the 1983 champion team had a special conversation with ABP News. During this, he told some such tales, which are still unheard.
The entire team of the 1983 World Cup gathered
Today 38 years have been completed on that historic day. To make this occasion special, all the members of the 1983 World Cup champion team gathered and announced the launch of a book on the World Cup. In this, unheard stories of Team India have been written.
Kapil Dev told this story
Kapil Dev, who was the captain of the team at that time, told that when he was coming to India by special flight of Air India after winning the World Cup. At that time a special cake was arranged for the team in the flight. First of all the team celebrated there. After this, after coming to Mumbai, the team reached the Wankhede Stadium, where they were warmly welcomed. He realized his achievement after reaching the crowd of thousands of people.
srikanth sang song
He was part of the 1983 World Cup champion team. Srikkanth expressed his happiness by singing the song on completion of 38 years. Srikanth’s Hindi is not good and hence he sang in broken Hindi. Hearing this, a smile came on the faces of all the members of the team.
Every player has their own story
Every player of the 1983 World Cup winning team has its own story. Some contributed to the team’s victory by bowling and some by batting. Due to everyone’s hard work, Team India created history by defeating West Indies. At that time the West Indies team was very strong and had won the World Cup twice. In such a situation, defeating him was a big achievement.
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