1983 WORLD CUP

  • 1983 WC win gave new dimension to Indian cricket: Kapil Dev June 25, 2013

    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 teammates Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri, the youngest man in the team, walked down...
  • June 25, 1983: when Indian cricket conquered the world June 25, 2013

    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 June 26, 2008

    London: For the past few weeks the talk about cricket in India has revolved around celebrations to commemorate the World Cup win of 1983. And the moment was finally relived in London on Wednesday with the Class of 83 taking a trip down memory lane at the home of...
  • Kirti Azad reminisces about 1983 World Cup June 25, 2008

    The 1983 World Cup victory has bound the 14member team together for life. Here's Krish Srikkanth with one of his best mates Kirti Azad asking him about the delivery that befuddled Ian Botham in the semifinal. "As I was going to field Kapil threw the ball to me as asked me...
  • Kapil's Devils relive their memorable moments June 25, 2008

    Even after 25 long years memories of the World Cup win in 1983 are still fresh in the minds of the Indian players who were part of the team. Syed Kirmani was at the other end when Kapil Dev blasted Zimbabwe away for a glorius 175 during a league match...
  • BCCI felicitation an extraordinary thing: Srikkanth June 24, 2008

    Former India skipper and a member of 983 World Cup winning team Krishnamachari Srikkanth spoke to CNNIBN about Kapil Dev's anecdotes. "It's an extraordinary feeling, we are 25 years younger. The BCCI has done a wonderful job and its a proud time for the entire country," Srikkanth says. ...
  • Uncork the Bubbly: Honour the 1983 World Cup heroes June 21, 2008

    Perhaps India's greatest triumph in sports history, the 1983 World Cup still invokes jubilation in every Indian's mind. Twentyfive years ago, Kapil Dev's devils pulled off one of the greatest wins, against the mighty West Indies at Lord's, to script a remarkable day for Indian cricket. ...
  • Lords of 1983: Kapil's Devils want to play Twenty20 June 20, 2008

    The answer was a big yes when the 1983 World Cup winning team was asked id any one wanted to play Twenty20. Sunil Gavaskar also added that its probably true that generation to come will be under pressure as after 1983 no Indian team has won the World Cup. ...
  • 1983 World Cup winners relive the moment June 19, 2008

    Twentyfive years after the historic World Cup win in 1983, Kapil's Devils come together to celebrate the moment that has bound the team together forever. ...
  • India's 1983 World Cup winning team up for honour June 3, 2008

    Bangalore: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will honour the victorious Indian team of 1983 World Cup to mark the 25th anniversary of a historic win scripted by Kapil Dev and his team. As part of events to celebrate the memorable event, the BCCI will felicitate the winning...
  • BCCI ready to patchup with 'rebel' Kapil? May 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Could strained relations between India's only World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) be on the mend? On the 25th anniversary of the greatest moment in Indian cricket the 1983 World Cup win, the BCCI has decided to honour...
  • BCCI won't party with '83 World Cup legends March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Twentyfive years ago, Indian cricket enjoyed its greatest moment the World Cup win. But now, even as a member of that team, the legendary Sunil Gavaskar plans a gala celebration at Lord's to mark the occasion, there is a controversy brewing. Can the BCCI be involved in an...