Over six fateful days at Trinidad in April 1976, a brilliant strategy was born from the depths of despair brought on by India’s Greatest Chase.
The 76-year-old veteran also lauded rising talent Rishabh Pant. He shared that Rahul Dravid was the team’s best batsman for quite a number of years. However, the two-time World Cup winner is now admiring Pant.
Bangladesh vs West Indies: Chattogram hero Kyle Mayers says he doesn't want to be a 'one-hit wonder'
Mayer's unbeaten 210, with 20 fours and seven sixes, was crucial in the three-wicket win after West Indies reached 395-7 with just nine balls left on Sunday's final day.
Pulling off an upset of enormous proportions, India triumphed to rewrite sporting history in the 1983 World Cup, and on the occasion of its 37th anniversary, we prepared a short yet fun quiz, taking you back to that 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.
Sourav Ganguly a born leader, India started winning abroad under him, says former India captain Kris Srikkanth
Former chairman of selectors Kris Srikkanth likened Sourav Ganguly with West Indies great Clive Lloyd, and described the current BCCI president as a born leader, who inspired the Indian cricket team to dream big on foreign shores.
Ben Stokes, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler named in Britain's New Year's Honours List for World Cup 2019 heroics
Ben Stokes and other members of England's Cricket World Cup-winning squad have been recognized in Britain's New Year's Honours List, which also highlighted trailblazers in women's sport
Farokh Engineer should be allowed his embroidered tales, as long as they're not malicious: A fan makes his case
Farokh Engineer's anecdotes are famously peppered with some ‘Parsi masala’. Though he had no business taking Anushka Sharma's name to prove his point, which he regretted later, he was not wrong in pointing out the fact that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should be looking for more experienced cricketers as national selectors. His
India vs Bangladesh: Hosts' dominant win over Tigers proves no cricketing force can mar their 'invincibility' at home
Pace was the foremost ‘hole’ that India needed to plug to become the undisputed World No 1 side in Tests and Kohli is blessed to have this fast-bowling assembly of Shami, Umesh and Ishant roaring together
The West Indies teams in the latter half of the twentieth century thrived on pride and self-worth. That pride and determination have now gone missing.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Clive Lloyd says India are best-balanced side, calls Virat Kohli best batsman in the tournament
Virat Kohli's men are unbeaten after their first six matches of the round-robin competition and need just one win from their remaining three games to guarantee a place in the semi-finals
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: West Indies have the talent, they need to be better tactically, feels two-time winner Clive Lloyd
West Indies are sixth in the World Cup points table with one win from six matches - against Pakistan - but have been able to push New Zealand and Australia close.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: West Indies great Clive Llyod criticses Jason Holder's men for their one-dimensional approach
West Indies great Clive Llyod said, 'It would appear that they only have one way to play with no variation to their game plan. They are trying to blast people out and I don’t think they understand the English conditions.'
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Clive Lloyd feels Jason Holder-led West Indies have firepower to go all the away despite loss to England
They may have won just one match so far but legendary Clive Lloyd feels the West Indies have got the firepower in both their batting and bowling to go all the way in the ongoing World Cup.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Clive Lloyd warns West Indies against taking South Africa lightly; says Windies must play 'clever cricket'
South Africa may be struggling but two-time World Cup winning captain Clive Lloyd feels West Indies cannot afford to take the Proteas lightly on Monday.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Clive Lloyd praises 'clinical' West Indies after their win over Pakistan, hopes they can 'upset' big teams
Former West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd on Saturday hailed the team's performance in their first World Cup match against Pakistan. Lloyd termed Windies performance as clinical and said the team from the Carribean used the pitch to their advantage.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: West Indies great Clive Lloyd says upcoming edition will be an all-rounders' tournament
Clive Lloyd is of the view that all-rounders are going to lead the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 from the front as each and every team is blessed with top-class all-rounders.
India vs Australia: Aussie players cannot be 'pussycats' against Virat Kohli's men says, former captain Kim Hughes
Indian captain Virat Kohli is vulnerable when put under pressure, said former Australian skipper Kim Hughes
India vs West Indies: Former Windies coach Phil Simmons calls for overhaul of coaching structure in Caribbean for improved results
"The whole structure of cricket needs to be dealt with and needs to be put in place to so that you get players to play Test cricket at home and abroad," Simmons said.
India vs West Indies: Visitors appear shadow of their mighty former selves with poor, dispirited performance on Day 2
Any doubts that the current West Indies team is a disgrace to the earlier lot was quickly dispelled within two days of play in the first Test against India at Rajkot.