'37 years and still counting': Kapil Dev, Ravi Shastri and other cricketers recall India's 1983 World Cup triumph
Thursday marked the 37th anniversary of India bagging the coveted Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time.
Of low expectations and high hopes: A then 14-year-old recalls the emotional rollercoaster he went through as India lifted 1983 World Cup
What worked for India? Plenty, actually. Accidentally or by design, the right men for the conditions, an inspirational captain, and the infusion of self-belief once they felled West Indies in their first game. They didn’t necessarily believe even then that they could reach the Promised Land, but they weren’t going to die wondering.
On 25 June 1983, the Indian cricket team led by captain Kapil Dev faced off against West Indies at Lord's, for the final of the Prudential Cup. That match marked India's first-ever Cricket World Cup win. On its 37th anniversary, sports writer and caricaturist Austin Coutinho looks back on the highlights of India's victory.
Kapil Dev's 175 not out against Zimbabwe was the cornerstone that led to India's surprising World Cup triumph in 1983
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: India coach WV Raman says current team is better in comparison to the one he took over
India women's coach WV Raman said if India can go on to win the T20 World Cup, it will give a big fillip to women's cricket in the country.
Kabir Khan has directed the upcoming film 83, which is based on India's historic cricket World Cup win in 1983.
The Final Word, World Cup 2019 Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins talk about extraordinary final and England's title victory
England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama on Sunday.
World Cup Memories: 'If West Indies can bowl us out for 183, we can do the same,' Roger Binny recalls Kapil Dev's pep-talk in 1983 final
India's 1983 World Cup hero Roger Binny revisits Kapil Dev's legendary 175-run knock against Zimbabwe and the improbable win in the final against the West Indies.
World Cup Memories: Sanjay Manjrekar revisits India's 1992, 1996 campaigns; recalls his broadcasting coup of 2011
Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar recounts the World Cup performance of teams he was part of, playing against Pakistan, losing from winning positions, the Calcutta debacle of 1996, and his favourite World Cup memory
36 years ago, ‘Kapil’s Devils’, a bunch of no-hopers, had dethroned the mighty West Indies to win the Cricket World Cup for the first time. Memories of India's stunning win in England in 1983 still linger.
Cricket World Cup history, Part 1: From 1975 to 1987, a brief look at first four editions of the cricket's biggest festival
A look down in the history of the first four editions of the ICC Cricket World Cup, from the year on inception in 1975 to 1987, when Australia first clinched the title.
For his role in 83, Tahir Raj Bhasin will be focussing on Sunil Gavaskar's stance and batting technique.
Ranveer Singh on training with Kapil Dev for 83: Will be integral to my process of transforming myself
Ranveer Singh will spend three weeks with Kapil Dev to get the mannerisms and attitude of the character right
India vs England: Only 84 runs to win, but Virat Kohli and Co will be aware of how tricky chasing low targets can be
India will know that chasing low targets is always a tricky affair. Otherwise there would not have been over 40 instances of Test teams chasing 194 runs or less coming a cropper.
Kabir Khan's upcoming cricket drama 83, starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, to release on 10 April, 2020
Kabir Khan's cricket drama will star Ranveer Singh as former Indian team captain Kapil Dev.
35 years to India's first World Cup win: When Kapil's Devils scripted history to change the face of nation's cricket
Some events, for better or worse, played an important role in shaping India. On 25 June 1983, India took the turn for the better and cricket became country's identity.
Former India coach Anil Kumble says disciplined upbringing made him champion cricketer, led to nickname 'headmaster'
Former India coach Anil Kumble, known to give it all on the field, attributed his approach to a disciplined upbringing that eventually got him the unpopular tag of a 'headmaster' later in his illustrious career.
Kabir Khan's 83, which will star Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev will release on April 2019. The film is based on India's 1983 cricket World Cup victory.
Team India, with its extraordinary talent has the edge, but you can never count the Pakistanis out: ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final
There are sure to be a lot of goose-bump inducing moments as you watch Sachin: A Billion Dreams. And millions of moist eyes.