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1983 World Cup Win "Will Never Be Forgotten": Indian Cricketers Recall Landmark Day

  • 25 Jun 2020 16:43:49

Previous and current Indian cricketers took to web based life to review the nation's lady World Cup title win that came 37 years back on this day.

India, on June 25, 1983, vanquished the West Indies by 43 runs at the notable Lord's cricket ground to win their first-since forever World Cup title. The then India chief Kapil Dev brought an excursion through a world of fond memories and posted an image of him holding the pined for trophy in England on Instagram. "37 years to a day that will never be overlooked," Kapil Dev subtitled the photograph on Instagram. Previous India all-rounder and current lead trainer of Team India Ravi Shastri took to Twitter and reviewed the success that changed the substance of cricket in the nation.

In the last, India lost the hurl and were approached to bat by Clive Lloyd. Krishnamachari Srikkanth top-scored for India with a thump of 38 as India were bowled out for 183.

Shielding an objective of 184, Madan Lal and Mohinder Amarnath took three wickets each as the West Indies were packaged out for 140, losing the last by 43 runs.

"One of the most significant occasions in the History of Indian Cricket This success propelled India's people in the future to think beyond practical boundaries! 37 years to this magnificence of #WorldCup1983 @therealkapildev," Suresh Raina inscribed a couple of pictures from the competition on Twitter