June 25, 1983: India lifts first-historically speaking Cricket World Cup
It has been a long time since India beat the forceful West Indies to lift its first-historically speaking Cricket World Cup and make another history in cricket. Kapil Dev-drove India beat West Indies by 43 sudden spikes in demand for June 25, 1983 in the Cricket World Cup finals at the Lord's Cricket Ground in England, ending the cap stunt any expectations of the West Indies juggernaut.
The West Indies had won the initial two versions of the cricket world cup, held in 1975 and 1979 and the group had been hoping to win the third in 1983. Nonetheless, India, which was considered as the dark horses in the competition, shocked everybody including the players themselves by meeting all requirements for the finals and overcoming the Windies in an unbelievable outcome.
India, considered as one of the powerless sides before heading into the competition beat the compelling West Indies in their absolute first gathering match. In their last experience on the planet cup finals, however India battled a piece, it was in the long run ready to once more triumph over West Indies, a standout amongst other cricket crews of that time, to make another history in Indian cricket. India's World Cup triumph was something even the players had not envisioned, as they had not felt that India would advance past the gathering stage.
India's first world cup triumph is the main time India has lifted the valued trophy away from home. It is prominent that this day comes around a similar time when India is equipping to rehash the history with its unbeaten presentation in the continuous cricket world cup.
India versus West Indies World Cup Final: Key Highlights
• Kapil Dev-drove India had lost the hurl and were made to bat first. India figured out how to score only 183 runs with Krishnamachari Srikkanth being the top scorer with 38 runs. No other Indian batsman figured out how to cross the 30-run mark.
• Defending 183 runs, India had the option to keep a beware of West Indies runs, lessening them to 57/3 and afterward to 76/6.
• West Indies was at long last bowled out for 140 runs and the last wicket of Michael Holding was taken by Mohinder Amarnath.
• India won the World Cup finals by 43 runs and Mohinder Amarnath was named the Man of the Match. He had scored 26 runs and gotten three critical wickets.
1983 World Cup: Background
The World Cup competition, held from June 9-25 in England and Wales, saw support from eight countries. The passing groups included Australia, West Indies, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.
The groups were isolated into two gatherings of four with each group playing against one another twice. The main two groups from the gathering equipped for the semi-finals. India and West Indies had qualified from Group B, while England and Pakistan had qualified from Group A.