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World Cup Memories: 'Martin Crowe was very secretive about Dipak Patel, he kept him under wraps,' Danny Morrison recalls New Zealand's 1992 run
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World Cup Memories: 'Martin Crowe was very secretive about Dipak Patel, he kept him under wraps,' Danny Morrison recalls New Zealand's 1992 run

The Dipak Patel and Mark Greatbatch masterstrokes, coloured clothings, New Zealand's rampant special run in the 1992 World Cup — Danny Morrison takes us down the memory lane

World Cup Memories: ‘We were looking at getting autographs,' Thomas Odoyo recalls Kenya's special win against West Indies in 1996
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World Cup Memories: ‘We were looking at getting autographs,' Thomas Odoyo recalls Kenya's special win against West Indies in 1996

The cricketing world witnessed an underdog story 23 years ago on 29 February 1996, the day on which Kenya beat West Indies in 1996 World Cup. Thomas Odoyo recalls that famous win by the star-struck Kenyans.

World Cup Memories: Dav Whatmore reveals why he felt India had no chance of beating Sri Lanka in 1996 semi-final
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World Cup Memories: Dav Whatmore reveals why he felt India had no chance of beating Sri Lanka in 1996 semi-final

Dav Whatmore speaks on the opening batting pair which proved very decisive for Sri Lanka and also a bit on the controversial semi-final against India at Calcutta.

World Cup Memories: Sharing dressing room with Kapil Dev in 1992 edition was dream come true, recalls Pravin Amre
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World Cup Memories: Sharing dressing room with Kapil Dev in 1992 edition was dream come true, recalls Pravin Amre

Pravin Amre reminisces the 1992 World Cup, one that saw the introduction of coloured clothing, floodlights and the white ball among other things in the tournament.

World Cup Memories: 'Sachin badly wanted to get that hundred against Kenya and dedicate it to his father', Sadagoppan Ramesh relives Tendulkar's emotional ton of 1999
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World Cup Memories: 'Sachin badly wanted to get that hundred against Kenya and dedicate it to his father', Sadagoppan Ramesh relives Tendulkar's emotional ton of 1999

Sadagoppan Ramesh walks down the memory lane and reminisces his eventful debut World Cup match, Sachin Tendulkar's emotional century against Kenya, India's win over Pakistan and much more

World Cup Memories: 'It doesn't haunt me. I am over it, I can watch it with a clear conscience,' Lance Klusener relives heartbreaking semi-final of 1999
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World Cup Memories: 'It doesn't haunt me. I am over it, I can watch it with a clear conscience,' Lance Klusener relives heartbreaking semi-final of 1999

It's been 20 years since that dramatic day. The 1999 World Cup semi-final. It was tragic, emotional and heartbreaking. However, Klusener has gotten over it now.

World Cup Memories: 'When MS Dhoni stepped down the stairs at Wankhede, I told Gary we will win,' Paddy Upton remembers journey of a lifetime
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World Cup Memories: 'When MS Dhoni stepped down the stairs at Wankhede, I told Gary we will win,' Paddy Upton remembers journey of a lifetime

Paddy Upton, who was India's mental conditioning coach during 2011 World Cup, speaks on how he prepared players for the big moments, MS Dhoni's lack of form throughout the tournament and those two moments when he felt India were going to lift the trophy.

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
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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: ‘Please don't get out, please don't get out’, Hamid Hassan relives emotional chat with Samiullah Shinwari and Afghanistan's historic first win
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World Cup Memories: ‘Please don't get out, please don't get out’, Hamid Hassan relives emotional chat with Samiullah Shinwari and Afghanistan's historic first win

Hamid Hassan, who had the best seat in the house at the non-striker's end when Shapoor flicked that full toss from Iain Wardlaw behind square leg to win Afghanistan their first ever World Cup match and spark wild celebrations, still gets goosebumps recalling the events of that wonderful day in Dunedin.

World Cup Memories: Sanjay Manjrekar revisits India's 1992, 1996 campaigns; recalls his broadcasting coup of 2011
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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

World Cup Memories: 'Everything just went silent in my mind’, ‘Job done, mission accomplished’; Suresh Raina, Gautam Gambhir relive 2011 final
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World Cup Memories: 'Everything just went silent in my mind’, ‘Job done, mission accomplished’; Suresh Raina, Gautam Gambhir relive 2011 final

That hell-raising six by India's captain off Kulasekara to lift the World Cup still elicits goose bumps and evokes emotions off Raina. "It’s ironic, but in my mind, everything just went silent as MS cracked that straight six, my eyes just fixed on that ball, watching it travel," he winds back the clock

World Cup Memories: ‘Let’s have some fun’ — Kevin O’Brien reveals his secret while pummelling England in 2011
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World Cup Memories: ‘Let’s have some fun’ — Kevin O’Brien reveals his secret while pummelling England in 2011

Kevin's first memories of a World Cup were visiting Castle Avenue, Dublin to watch the 1999 match between Bangladesh and West Indies with his friend, which in his own words was a ‘great experience’. 12 years down the line, he was creating history out in the middle on that humid March night at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, smashing the fastest century in the history of the World Cup.

World Cup Memories: '1999 World Cup changed my life,' Geoff Allott remembers his dream run
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World Cup Memories: '1999 World Cup changed my life,' Geoff Allott remembers his dream run

20 years down the line, Geoff Allott's face still lights up with child-like excitement reminiscing about the 1999 World Cup as we sit down for a chat at the iconic Taj hotel in south Mumbai.

Hockey World Cup Memories: Jagbir Singh remembers hostility and heartbreak in Lahore
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Hockey World Cup Memories: Jagbir Singh remembers hostility and heartbreak in Lahore

Jagbir Singh recounts India's disastrous campaign at the 1990 World Cup in Lahore in Firstpost's Hockey World Cup Memories series.