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Thursday, February 25, 2021

1983 World Cup


The dressing room pep talk that fired up India in the 1983 World Cup final

August 06, 2020 7:51 am

Kapil Dev's India pulled off one of the greatest upsets in the history of the Cricket World Cup when they defended a score of 183 against West Indies in the 1983 final. Roger Binny, one of the architects of that win, speaks about what happened in the mid-innings break.

'Now I'll show you': Balwinder Sandhu on how a bouncer to the head in the '83 final got him fired up

June 26, 2020 9:49 pm

Balwinder Sandhu played few matches for India on either side of the 1983 World Cup, but his two moments of heroism in the final vs West Indies make him an unforgettable figure in Indian cricket history.

History headline: When the World Cup first came home in summer of 1983

June 25, 2020 1:49 pm

June 25, 1983: We were the minnows of the tournament and some of our opponents were a little complacent as well.

We never thought of winning 1983 World Cup when we left India: K Srikkanth

May 26, 2019 9:06 pm

Srikkanth, who was an integral part of the 1983 World Cup winning team, said captain Kapil Dev's self-belief also rubbed on other players and that was one of the reasons for the historic triumph.

Ranveer Singh's 83 to release on April 10, 2020

July 06, 2018 4:36 pm

Ranveer Singh's movie 83, which was initially set to release in 2019, will now release on April 10, 2020. On the eve of the actor's birthday, a tweet from the official Twitter account of the film was posted on Thursday.

This Day That Year: India lifts the 1983 World Cup

June 25, 2019 11:51 am

After Kapil Dev ran back to take a brilliant catch and dismiss Viv Richards, West Indies lost their next three wickets for just 19 runs and from thereon lost the plot and ultimately fell short by 43 runs.

On this day in 1983: Kapil Dev's 175 bails India in must-win World Cup match against Zimbabwe

June 18, 2020 2:31 pm

Kapil Dev smashed 175 runs against Zimbabwe after India were left struggling at 17/5. India later won the match by 31 runs.

Film on 1983 World Cup win to give insights from dressing room

May 25, 2016 5:15 pm

Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan says his upcoming movie 1983 based on India's first World Cup win.

When 17-yr-old Sachin had a date with Sector 16 Stadium

November 17, 2013 5:23 am

It was an emotional day for fans across the nation,as Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to international cricket.

Man who made Kapil passes away

August 17, 2013 4:33 am

Desh Prem Azad was World Cup-winning skipper’s first coach and life-long mentor and friend.


83: Ranveer Singh and his squad meet cricketing legends in London

June 04, 2019 9:50 am

Ranveer Singh along with his co-actors from the upcoming '83 film met cricketing legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Vivian Richards, Shane Warne and Wasim Akram in London.