Kapil Dev made India the world champion 39 years ago, this was the captain’s reaction after winning the trophy- Video

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New Delhi. June 25 is a very special day for the cricket fans of India. On this day 39 years ago, Kapil Dev won India’s first Cricket World Cup under his captaincy. At that time India’s team was not considered worthy of winning the World Cup. But the team led by Kapil was successful in surprising everyone. India defeated the two-time world champion West Indies team in the final. Team India won the World Cup defending 183 runs in the title match.

IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants has shared the video of the 1983 Cricket World Cup final on their official Twitter handle. This video shows how the players of Team India celebrated after the fall of the last wicket of West Indies in the final. After this, the captain of the team Kapil Dev is seen carrying the trophy in the balcony of Lord’s. During this, the captain of Team India is very happy and his reaction is worth watching.

In this World Cup final played on the historic ground of Lord’s on 25 June 1983, Team India scored 183 runs while batting first. Krishnamachari Srikkanth was the top scorer for India. He played an innings of 38 runs. Sandeep Patil scored 27 runs. Sunil Gavaskar disappointed in the final match, he was dismissed after scoring 2 runs. While Kapil Dev scored 15 runs. Apart from these players, Madan Lal scored 17 and Syed Kirmani scored 14 runs. Balwinder Sandhu remained not out after scoring 11 runs. Andy Roberts took 3 wickets for West Indies.

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Windies team reduced to 140

Chasing the target of 184 runs for victory, the West Indies team was bundled out for 140 runs. Vivian Richards scored the highest 33 runs for West Indies. Apart from them, Jeff Dujon 25, Malcolm Marshall 18 and Desmond Haines scored 13 runs. Windies batsmen could not stand in front of India’s brilliant bowling. While bowling well for Team India, Madan Lal and Mohinder Amarnath took 3-3 wickets. While Balwinder Sandhu got 2 wickets. At the same time, Kapil Dev and Rose Binny dismissed the player 1-1. In this way, India won this match by 43 runs.

Tags: cricket world cup, India vs west indies, Kapil Dev, Lucknow Super Giants

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