Relive India's 1983 World Cup epic triumph through these rare photos

Jun 25, 2018, 14:12 IST
  • Relive India's 1983 World Cup epic triumph through these rare photos

    It's ours! Kapil Dev lifts the Prudential World Cup Trophy after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 25, 1983

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    Kapil Dev holding aloft the World Cup trophy

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    The moment the 1983 World Cup came into India's hands. Kapil Dev could not stop smiling throughout

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    Kapil Dev and teammate Sunil Gavaskar pose with 1983 World Cup trophy

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    Kapil Dev and teammate Mohinder Amarnath with World Cup trophy at Lord's Cricket Ground

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    Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Balwinder Singh Sandhu and the rest of the Indian team celebrates their epic 1983 World Cup win

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    Roger Binny holds on to a catch for dear life during the 1983 World Cup final

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    West Indies' Andy Roberts loses his wicket to Kapil Dev as India power to victory in the 1983 World Cup final at Lord's. Joel Garner is at the other end

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    Krishnamachari Srikkanth in full flow during the 1983 World Cup final against the West Indies. He top scored with 38

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    The Indian team runs to avoid the onrushing crowd after winning the 1983 World Cup in dramatic fashion

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    Mohinder Amarnath (left) followed by Yashpal Sharma and Roger Binny run towards the dressing room after winning the 1983 World Cup final

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    Indian skipper Kapil Dev and West Indies captain Clive Lloyd being interviewed prior to the 1983 World Cup finale

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    Spectators storm the pitch after India beat West Indies in the 1983 Prudential World Cup final at Lord's Cricket Ground on June 25, 1983

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    Though most of the contents of this particular bottle were sprayed over the frenetic crowds, Kapil's Devils made quick work of a cask of bubbly back at the hotel where celebrations continued well into the night.

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    Yashpal Sharma and PR Man Singh, manager of the Indian team, hold aloft the Prudential World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium

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    Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with India's 1983 World Cup-winning team members

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    Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with the 1983 World Cup-winning team members

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    President Zail Singh with Kapil Dev at a felicitation function

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    President Zail Singh and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with Kapil Devils at a felicitation function

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    Kapil Dev, Indian cricket captain, receives the Prudential World Cup Trophy after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London, 25th June 1983. India won by 43 runs.

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    The Indian team holds the Prudential World Cup after beating West Indies. Dilip Vengsarkar is at the extreme left behind manager PR Man Singh.

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On this day 35 years ago, Kapil's Devils rewrote cricket history by stunning West Indies to lift the World Cup. Let's relive that day and match through these rare images

 

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