Top 5 Memorable Cricket World Cup Finals in History

1) 1983 World Cup final

Who won the World Cup in 1983?

Another moment of glory for Indians comes in our list of Top 5 Memorable Cricket World Cup Finals in History. 1983 World Cup was remembered forever in pride of Indian Cricket when India won the World Cup for the first time.

Who is the Man of the Match in 1983 World Cup final?

In 1992 like Pakistan, In 1983 India also enters the world cup with the tag of the biggest underdog of them all. After two successive world cup winners mighty West Indies this time also most favorite again to win the world cup.

Who is the highest scorer for India in the final of the 1983 World Cup?

In the final of the 1983 world cup, underdog India takes on Mighty West Indies. Before the final no one can imagine that West Indies going to lose this match. Kapil Dev was the skipper of the Indian team and Clive Lloyd Was the Skipper of the West Indies team.

How many times India defeated West Indies in the 1983 World Cup?

In that historic day of cricket, Clive Lloyd won the toss and opts to bowl. West Indies enter the game with their four frontline Fast Bowlers Roberts, Garner, Marshall, and Holding. They all rattled all India batting line up. Only four batsman Krishnamachari Srikkanth (38), Sandeep Patil (27), all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath (26), and Madan Lal (17) resist a little bit. At the end of the inning India mange a modest total of 183.

How many runs did India make in the 1983 World Cup final?

In the chase of 183, Indian bowler Balwinder Sandhu shocked the opposition when he gives the first breakthrough at the early of the inning. He bowls a brilliant inswinging delivery which leave by Gordon Greenidge and rattled off stump.

Who was captain of India in 1983 World Cup final?

But when Sir Viv Richards comes to the crease things turn in the favor of West Indies. He took all the bowlers to cleaners. But once again things turn around and this time in the favor of India. Kapil dev took a hell of a catch of king at mid-wicket while running back off the bowling of Madan Lal.

How many runs were scored by India in the 1983 World Cup final?

Then Collapse happens when Madan and Binny went through all other batting line up of West Indies and India win the match by 43 runs.

1983 World Cup final scorecard & 1983 World Cup final Indian team

This day and this victory were written with golden ink in the history of cricket as well in the history of Indian cricket. This is our final entry in our list of Top 5 Memorable Cricket World Cup Finals in History.

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