1983 World Cup

  • 1983 WC win gave new dimension to Indian cricket: Kapil Dev 25-06-2013 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: Kapil Dev relived some of the moments of the 1983 World Cup triumph as India on Tuesday celebrated 30 years of their most famous win. Kapil, who led India to the win, along with his team-mates Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri, the youngest man in the team, walked...
  • June 25, 1983: when Indian cricket conquered the world 25-06-2013 10:48 AM

    June 25 and Lord's hold a special place in the history of Indian cricket. It was on June 25 in 1932 that India played their first ever Test match and it was June 25 once again 51 years later that India knocked West Indies off their perch to claim the...
  • Kapil's Devils relive 1983 glory at Lord's | Lord's Pics 26-06-2008 10:31 AM

    Sydney: Rankings will mean nothing when play starts at the Twenty20 World Cup and Australia are dead serious about winning the tournament for the first time over the next few weeks, according to skipper George Bailey. Australia, who have won the one-day World Cup four times and are the most...
  • Kirti Azad reminisces about 1983 World Cup 25-06-2008 05:14 PM

    The outgoing chairman of selector Kris Srikkanth is happy with how Yuvraj performed in his comeback match. ...
  • Kapil's Devils relive their memorable moments 25-06-2008 02:06 PM

    Who writes your script? Graham Gooch once asked about Ian Botham in 1986. Cut to 2012, and the eternal scriptwriter has so nearly written another incredible one. Nearly a year after being diagnosed with a rare germ cell cancer, Yuvraj Singh returned to international cricket with a performance that made...
  • BCCI felicitation an extraordinary thing: Srikkanth 24-06-2008 01:27 PM

    Chester-Le-Street: South Africa captain AB de Villiers has insisted his side are looking forward to the prospect of three Twenty20s against England, despite having already been on tour for two months. Wicket-keeper batsman de Villiers has been an ever-present in all eight internationals so far this tour, with South Africa...
  • Uncork the Bubbly: Honour the 1983 World Cup heroes 21-06-2008 10:52 AM

    India captain Unmukt Chand talks about his team's Under-19 World Cup triumph in Australia. ...
  • Lords of 1983: Kapil's Devils want to play Twenty20 20-06-2008 01:15 PM

    Hyderabad: Indian paceman Umesh Yadav on Monday said speed was his only virtue before he came in touch with senior pro and teammate Zaheer Khan, who taught him a few tricks of the trade to improve as a bowler. Yadav said he learnt a lot from Zaheer during the last...
  • 1983 World Cup winners relive the moment 19-06-2008 11:25 AM

    Cardiff: Persistent rain forced abandonment of the first one-day international between England and South Africa here on Friday after just 5.3 overs of the England innings. The stop-start affair was already reduced to 23 overs after South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl in overcast conditions. Ian Bell...
  • India's 1983 World Cup winning team up for honour 03-06-2008 09:20 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The ICC Board ignored the recommendation of its executive committee to make the use of technology mandatory in Test matches and one-day internationals and voted against the proposal on Wednesday. Last week, International Cricket Council chief executives had recommended that use of the Decision Review System (DRS) be...
  • BCCI ready to patch-up with 'rebel' Kapil? 31-05-2008 08:05 PM

    Chicago: Financier and cricket mogul Allen Stanford was sentenced to 110 years in jail for a $7 billion Ponzi scheme Thursday, closing the book on the flamboyant ex-tycoon's stunning fall from grace. The verdict will bring some satisfaction - but likely little financial relief - to 30,000 investors from more...
  • BCCI won't party with '83 World Cup legends 18-03-2008 09:34 PM

    Karachi: Wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal believes the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should check the assets and bank accounts of all of its players every six months to ensure future generations do not fall prey to corruption scandals. Three Pakistan players were jailed earlier this month, including former captain Salman Butt, after...