On 25 June 1983, India made history by winning Cricket World Cup for the first time and cricketer Kapil Dev was the captain of Indian team, retired in 1994.
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Kapil Dev was the captain of the Indian team during the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Kapil Dev was only 24 years old at that time. Kapil Dev retired in 1994. He has also been the coach of the Indian cricket team for some time.
In 2019, he was made the first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University.
Sunil Gavaskar was the most experienced batsman of the Indian team, but his performance in the tournament was not up to the expectations. He was left out of the team for two matches – against Australia and West Indies – India lost both matches. He was included in the team back in the match against Zimbabwe.
He has been in the team since then.Gavaskar is counted among the greatest batsmen. Gavaskar has also been the President of the BCCI and the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee.Gavaskar is counted among the greatest batsmen.
Gavaskar has also been the President of the BCCI and the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee.
Ravi Shastri played some brilliant innings in the tournament. In the absence of Gavaskar, he also used to open for the Indian team.Currently Shastri is the head coach of the Indian cricket team.
Amarnath was the star of the tournament. In the final match, he scored 26 (of India’s total of 183) and won the team with three wickets. He also became Player of the Match in the semi-finals (against England).
He had taken two wickets and scored 46 runs.
His bowling and batting were excellent throughout the tournament. Amarnath has been a member of the selection committee and has also served as the coach of Bangladesh cricket team for some time.
Sandeep Patil’s unbeaten innings of 51 runs in the semi-final against England at a strike rate of 159 brought India to the finals. During the tournament, Patil scored a brilliant run with the bat in most matches.Patil was the coach of the Kenya national team for some time after retirement. He has also been the chairman of the National Cricket Selection Committee.
Vengsarkar was injured by Malcolm Marshall’s ball during the match against the West Indies in the initial phase of the tournament. Although he was fit for the semi-finals, but a balance had been made in the team, so he was kept out.
When the rankings were released for the first time in 1987,
Vengsarkar became the number 1 batsman in the world.
Vengsarkar has served as the chairman of the national selection committee and is currently the chief advisor of the Telangana Cricket Association. He has also established cricket academies, in which talents like Yuvraj Singh and Ajit Agarkar have been born.
Srikanth was the opener. He had made brilliant runs with the bat. He scored 38 runs in the low-scoring final, the highest for either side.Srikanth has been the chief selector of the Indian cricket team. In 2019, he was appointed the ambassador for that year’s edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Roger Binny took the most wickets (18) in the tournament. He scored 21 against Australia and took four wickets.Binny has been a part of the National Selection Committee. He currently serves as the President of the Karnataka State Cricket Association.
Azad’s spin bowling also helped the Indian team a lot. The ball Ian Botham took during the semi-finals is still remembered. Azad entered politics after the end of his cricketing career.
He has also been a Member of Parliament.Advertisement
Kirmani, the wicketkeeper of the Indian team, took many important wickets from behind the wicket in the tournament. Kirmani has served as the Vice President of the Karnataka State Cricket Association and the Chairman of the National Selection Committee.
Medium pacer bowler Sandhu performed brilliantly in the tournament. He took two wickets in the final against the West Indies, including the wicket of Gordon Greenidge.Sandhu’s career did not last long after which he worked as a coach at the state level.
Yashpal Sharma batted brilliantly during the tournament.
He scored 61 runs in the semi-finals, which was the highest score.
In 2019, Sharma was selected as a member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) to select the selection panel and coaching staff of state teams. Before that he was the selector of Punjab.
Madan Lal took four wickets in the match against Australia and three wickets in the final (in which Binny also took four wickets). He also did well in fielding and was named Player of the Match in a low-scoring match against Zimbabwe.
Madan Lal has also served as the coach of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
In 2020, the BCCI appointed him as a member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).
Walson was the only person in the 14-man Indian team who did not get a chance to play in any match.