Indian cricket fraternity reminisces about 1983 World Cup win | Cricket News

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NEW DELHI: The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) and a number of other Indian Premier League (IPL) groups recalled India’s historic maiden World Cup victory in opposition to West Indies on today 38 years in the past.
“#OnThisDay in 1983: A historic day for the Indian cricket because the @therealkapildev -led #TeamIndia lifted the World Cup Trophy,” BCCI tweeted.

Indian Premier League groups – Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings, and Delhi Capitals additionally remembered the historic day when Kapil Dev-led India defeated two-time winners West Indies by 43 runs.
“There’s simply a lot delight that we as Indians really feel every time we take a look at this picture #OnThisDay in 1983, @therealkapildev and his #TeamIndia earned a particular place in cricketing historical past with a World Cup triumph at Lord’s,” Delhi Capitals tweeted whereas sharing the picture of Kapil Dev being offered with the World Cup trophy.

Batting first within the closing at Lords, India had been bowled out for 183 runs in 54.5 overs. Kris Srikkanth top-scored with 38. Contemplating the expertise within the Windies’ ranks, the entire regarded pretty chaseable, nevertheless, nice bowling by India’s assault helped skittle their opponents out for simply 140.
Mohinder Amarnath and Madan Lal had been the celebrities with the ball, taking three wickets apiece as India recorded a 43-run victory.

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