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Cricket World Cup 1983, Match Winner, Captain, Team, Performance Man of the Series, Final Match, Score (Match Winner, Captain, Performance, Man of the Series, Final, Score)

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The year 1983 is a golden year in the history of Indian cricket. Indian cricket team had made Indians proud all over the world. Even though 38 years have passed since the Indian cricket team won its World Cup, even today the mention of the third tournament of the ICC Cricket World Cup thrills the cricket lovers. So let us know in detail about the 1983 Cricket World Cup through this article. Here we will discuss all the important aspects of the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Cricket World Cup 1983

Name ICC Cricket World Cup 
Where did it happenEngland
Start dayJune 9, 1983
Final matchJune 25, 1983
Total Teams8
Total matches27
Over60

Cricket World Cup 1983 Teams

The teams participating in the World Cup were divided into two groups. The tables given below give information related to the performance of the teams of both groups.

Group A :-

TeamNumberplayVictoryDefeatrun rate
England206514.671
Pakistan126334.041
New Zealand126333.927
Sri Lanka46153.752

 Group B :-

TeamNumberplayVictoryDefeatrun rate
West Indies206514.308
India166423.870
Australia86243.808
Zimbabwe46153.492

Cricket World Cup 1983 Indian Team

The list of the names of the players included in the team that India was represented in the Cricket World Cup 1983 is as follows –

  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Krishnamachari Srikkanth
  • Mohinder Amarnath
  • Yashpal Sharma 
  • Kapil Dev
  • Kirti Azad
  • Roger Binny
  • Sandeep Patil
  • madan lal
  • Syed Kirmani
  • Balwinder Sandhu

Indian Cricket Team Captain 1983 in Cricket World Cup 1983

Kapil Dev was the captain of the Indian team in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Who was one of the best players of his time? Due to his excellent captaincy, he made the Indian team a world champion. Let us tell you that all the teams that were involved in the Cricket World Cup 1983 performed very well. Yes, at that time Kim Hughes was the captain of Australia, Bob Wills of England, Geoff Hvarth of New Zealand, Imran Khan of Pakistan, Duleep Mendis of Sri Lanka, Clive Lloyd of West Indies and Duncan Fletcher was the captain of the Zimbabwe team.

Cricket World Cup 1983 Match and Performance of India

India’s first match was played from 9 to 10 June. In this match, India played against West Indies. The Indian cricket team won its first match itself. India’s second match was against Zimbabwe in which India won. This match was played on 11 June. India’s fourth match was with West Indies, in which India had to face defeat. So India’s opening performance in this tournament was average. India had to face defeat twice. India lost once to Australia and once to West Indies. But then the players of the Indian team worked hard and contributed to making India win. 

Cricket World Cup 1983 Interesting Facts

  • Twenty-seven matches were played in the 1983 World Cup.
  • Eight teams were participants in this World Cup.
  • At that time the match was played for sixty overs.
  • The final match of this World Cup was played at Lord’s.
  • Mohinder Amarnath was awarded man of the match in the final match.
  • David Gochar scored the most runs in the entire tournament. His score was three hundred and eighty four. 
  • The highest number of wickets in this tournament was taken by India’s player Roger Binny.
  • In the final match, the Indian team was reduced to 183 runs due to the brilliant bowling of West Indies.
  • Indian team won the final match by almost forty runs.

Cricket World Cup 1983 Final

Below is the scoreboard related to the final match of the World Cup. Here information related to the performance of the players belonging to both the teams playing in the final will be seen.

Indian team in final match :-

playersRunball
Sunil Gavaskar220
Krishnamachari Srikkanth3857
Yashpal Sharma1132
Sandeep Patil2729
N Kapil Dev (c)158
Kirti Azad03
Roger Binny28
Madan Lal1727
Syed Kirmani (wk)1443
Balwinder Sandhu1130
Mohinder Amarnath2680

West Indies team in final match :-

PlayersRunball
Gordon Greenidge112
Desmond Haynes1333
Viv Richards3328
Clive Lloyd (c)817
Larry Gomes516
Fraud box825
Malcolm Marshall1851
Jeff Doosan2573
Andy Roberts414
Joel Garner519
Michael Holding624
total 140 (all-out)52 overs

Cricket World Cup 1983 How India won the World Cup (Cricket World Cup 1983 Winner)

The day of June 25, 1983, has been immortalized in the history of Indian cricket. On this day the Indian team registered an unexpected victory. Let us tell you that probably no one expected the victory of the Indian team. The main reason for this was the presence of the world champion team of West Indies as a rival, but the historic ground at Lord’s became a witness to the victory of the Indian team. 

Team India was reduced to just 183 runs in the final match. No one expected India to win that day. Srikkanth scored the most runs for India. Captain Kapil Dev had scored fifteen runs. Chasing India’s target of 183 runs, the West Indies team scored fifty runs easily. 

Sir Vivian Richards’s batting also ensured West Indies’ victory. But the superb bowling of Mohinder Amarnath and Madan Lal gave a befitting reply to the West Indies. West Indies had lost their six wickets for just 76 runs. In the end, the entire West Indies team was bowled out for 140 runs in 52 overs. And thus by winning by 43 runs, India emerged as the world champion.

Cricket World Cup 1983 Man of the Series

The Man of the Series award was not given to anyone in this World Cup. Amarnath, Lal and Sandhu had performed tremendously for India. Amarnath was awarded man of the match.

Cricket World Cup 1983 Movie ’83’

How the Indian team won the 1983 World Cup is being demonstrated by a Bollywood film. The name of this movie is ’83’. Through this film, you will be able to watch the World Cup of that time at this time. This film is a biographical film. In which actor Ranveer Singh is playing the role of Kapil Dev, who was the captain of the then Indian team and you will also see Deepika Padukone playing an important role in the film.

When did the 1983 Cricket World Cup start?

June 9, 1983

Where was the World Cup?

England

 How many overs matches were there in the 1983 Cricket World Cup?

60

How many matches were held in the 1983 World Cup?

Total 27

India won the trophy by defeating which team in the World Cup?

West Indies team

Cricket World Cup 83
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