For this reason, the history of Indian cricket in England was changed 36 years ago

Jun 25 2019 01:54 PM
For this reason, the history of Indian cricket in England was changed 36 years ago

The Indian cricket team is desperate to become the champion of the World Cup 2019. The team is believed to be a strong contender for the title in this tournament. However, there was a time when no one expected such a thing about Team India. That was the only day of today, when history changed.  On June 25, 1983, the Indian team led by Kapil Dev lifted the World Cup trophy at Lord's. This victory changed the world of Indian cricket. Young players found many heroes and India made a mark in the world of cricket. That's the memorable moment.

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The World Cup final was played on this day 36 years ago at Lord's in England. India beat West Indies by 43 runs. In that era, the West Indies team was the world's number one team. Earlier, Team India had beaten giants like Australia and England before the final. The West Indies had earlier become a two-time world champion. On the other hand, Team India's performance was very poor in these two World Cups. Team India reined in the West Indies' winning hat-trick that they have not yet won the World Cup.

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For your information, the West Indies team had bowled first and the Indian team was bowled out for 183 runs. Morcum Marcel, Michael Holding and M. Robert wreaked havoc. The team looked impossible to win for India, but the Indian bowlers overturned the match. The most Balwinder Singh Sandhu gave India a tremendous success by beating Gordon Greenridge by just one run. The West Indies were all out for 140 runs. Kapil Dev had the best performance in the World Cup. In the final, Kapil Dev took an excellent catch while running long behind. The West Indies' innings were shattered as Richards was out. The real hero of the match was Mohinder Amarnath. Mohinder Amarnath took three wickets for 12 runs. Chasing a victory target of 217 runs set by the hosts, India were bundled out for 151 in 45.1 overs. He was awarded the Man of the Match award. Team India won the title with their superior performance.

 

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