32nd anniversary special: India's epic 1983 World Cup triumph

Jun 25, 2015, 14:12 IST | Mid-day Team

Today, it is 32 years since India went on to defeat West Indies in the World Cup in 1983 to clinch their first title. On this anniversary we bring to you all there is to know about Team India's triumph

What Kapil said after the final to MiD DAY
In an exclusive interview, Kapil Dev spelled out the reasons for India's spectacular performance... Read more

Indian captain Kapil Dev lifting the trophy

1983 was the year Indian cricket team came of age
Rajdeep Sardesai, son of late batting great Dilip Sardesai, recalls Indian cricket’s most memorable evening at Lord’s... Read more

PHOTOS: India's 1983 World Cup triumph!
MiD DAY celebrates 30 years of India's first Cricket World Cup triumph - At Lord's 1983... View photos

WI underestimated India in 1983 World Cup final
We should have paid a little more attention to how Kapil and Co reached the final in the first place, writes Michael Holding... Read more

Capturing India’s final win in Tony Lewis’ words
MiD DAY reproduces former England captain’s dispatch to Sportsweek’s World of Cricket when India won the Cup... Read more

PHOTOS: How well do you know Kapil’s devils?
To commemorate 30 years of the achievement, take our special quiz and guess the players who featured in the final... View photos

Where are the 1983 WC heroes now
MiD DAY takes a look at what the players from the 1983 World Cup-winning squad are doing now... Read more

What former cricketers said before the World Cup final
Let us look at what our Indian veteran cricketers were talking about before the final of the 1983 World Cup... Read more

No tickets, no problem for 1983 final
Dilip Vengsarkar reveals how Kapil & Co accommodated ticketless Indian fans in the team bus to help them enter Lord’s... Read more

Viv had the power, but I got his wicket thanks to Kapil’s epic catch: Madan Lal
Looking at one of the few moments of the 1983 World Cup which stands the tests of time and will be remembered by fans in future ... Read more

PHOTOS: World Cup thrillers - 1983 final
We take a look at the epic final of the second World Cup in 1983 between India and West Indies on a lighter note. View photos 

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