Team India: Cricket in India became a miracle under the captaincy of Kapil Dev after the 1983 World Cup
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Team India: Cricket is considered a religion in India. Fans are desperate to get a glimpse of cricketers. At the same time, everyone dreams of playing with Indian cricket. The credit for creating cricket in India goes to Kapil Dev. In 1983, India won the World Cup title by defeating a strong team like West Indies under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. After that cricket became very popular in India.
India did wonders In the final match of
World Cup 1983, West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl first. Indian team batsmen could not stand before the dangerous bowlers of the Windies. Somehow India was able to score 183 runs. K Srikanth scored the most runs for the Indian team. He contributed 33 runs. Due to low score, all the Indian teams were accepting the defeat. Team India had created history
The West Indies team had one to one batsman like Gordon Greenies, Desmond Hens, Vivian Richards, Clive Lloyd and Laurie Gomes. The Caribbean team had made 57 losing two wickets at one time and Richards was playing 33 runs in 27 balls. I felt that India would lose the match soon. Then Kapil Dev caught a brilliant catch of Vivian Richards, after which the attitude of the match changed. After this, the West Indies batsmen could not stand at the crease and Ram-Gaya became Ram. For India, Mohinder Amarnath and Madanlal took three wickets each. History repeated in
After the 1983 World Cup, India again captured the World Cup under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In the final of the 1983 World Cup, Madan Lal was adjudged Man of the Match. At that time the ODI matches were 60-60 overs. Cricket became religion in India only after winning the 1983 World Cup.Read more: Corporation's bulldozer in Bhilai: Encroachment removed from 134 places from Kalibari to saffron Chowk; Teen sheds, platforms, boards, stairs all broke