Former captain Kapil Dev led the Indian workforce to the Prudential World Cup on today, 38 years in the past in 1983 after they defeated the West Indies by 43 runs at Lord’s in England. It was India’s first of two 50-over World Cup wins, with former Indian captain MS Dhoni securing the second in 2011 at house. Remembering the event, the official BCCI Twitter deal with on Friday posted an image of the previous all-rounder lifting the World Cup and wrote, “#OnThisDay in 1983: A historic day for the Indian cricket because the @therealkapildev-led #TeamIndia lifted the World Cup Trophy.”
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 25, 2021
Considered as one among India’s most interesting achievements on a cricketing area, Team India got here out victorious towards a mighty West Indian facet consisting of the likes of Joel Garner, Andy Roberts, Vivian Richards, skipper Clive Lloyd amongst others.
Having misplaced the toss, India needed to dig deep to put up 183 runs in 54.4 overs. Kris Srikkanth, Mohinder Amarnath and Sandeep Patil rose to the event and batted courageously towards a harmful bowling assault.
In reply, solely Viv Richards and Jeff Dujon might get going as India bowled impressively whereas defending a low whole.
Madan Lal and Amarnath bagged three wickets every to assist India win by 43 runs because the West Indies folded at 140 runs in 52 overs.
Amarnath was picked because the man-of-the-match after his distinctive all-round show.
Remembering the historic toes, most of the IPL franchises additionally shared footage and moments of the win.
Delhi Capitals (DC) posted, “There’s simply a lot satisfaction 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.”
There’s simply a lot satisfaction 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 pic.twitter.com/T23bPP1tY8
— Delhi Capitals (Stay Home. Wear Double Masks) (@DelhiCapitals) June 25, 2021
While Mumbai Indians (MI) additionally shared an image with a caption that mentioned, “Where it began… #OnThisDay in 1983, @therealkapildev’s workforce did the inconceivable and lifted the first-ever Cricket World Cup for India! #OneFamily #MumbaiIndians @BCCI.”
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) June 25, 2021
The subsequent version of the World Cup is about to happen in India in 2023.
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