36th anniversary: Relive India’s 1983 World Cup triumph through iconic pictures

First Published Jun 25, 2019, 2:11 PM IST

Bengaluru: June 25, 1983 was the day when Indian cricket changed forever. It was the day when the Kapil Dev-led Indian team stunned the mighty West Indies to win the 1983 World Cup at Lord’s in London. As the nation celebrates the 36th anniversary of that historic moment, let us walk down memory lane with the iconic images of that triumph in England. Fans, cricketers remembered the day as they took to social media to hail India’s first-ever cricket World Cup winners. India defeated the West Indies by 43 runs in the final to win the World Cup (Prudential Cup). This was the third World Cup and the previous two were won by West Indies.