1983 WORLD CUP

ON 25 JUNE 1983,THE HISTORY WAS CREATED AT LORDS,ENGLAND BY AN INDIAN TEAM BY WINNING THE WORLD CUP TROPHY AGAINST THE ONE OF THE BEST PLAYING 11 OF THAT TIME HAVING PLAYERS LIKE VIVIAN RICHARDS,CLIVE LLOYD.

HOST

THE OVAL(ENGLAND)

1983 WORLD CUP WAS HOSTED BY ENGLAND WHERE THE TEAMS COMPETE TO EACH OTHER TO WIN THE TROPHY.

VENUES

  • LORD’S CRICKET GROUND(LONDON)
  • TRENT BRIDGE(NOTTINGHAM)
  • HEADINGLY(LEADS)
  • THE OVAL(LANDON)
  • EDGBASTON CRICKET GROUND(BIRMINGHAM)
  • COUNTY CRICKET GROUND(DERBY)
  • COUNTY CRICKET GROUND(BRISTOL)
  • COUNTY CRICKET GROUND(TAUNTON)
  • COUNTY GROUND(CHElMSFORD)
  • ST.HELEN’S RUGBY AND CRICKET GROUND(SWANSEA,WALES)
  • GRACE ROAD(LEICESTER)
  • OLD TRAFFORD CRICKET GROUND(MANCHESTER)
  • COUNTY CRICKET GROUND(SOUTHAMPTON)
  • NEW ROAD(WORCESTER)
  • NEVIL GROUND(ROYAL TURNBRIDGE WELLS)

DATE

27 MATCHES WERE PLAYED WITH IN 17 DAYS BETWEEN 9 JUNE TO 25 JUNE

MATCH FORMAT

The format of the 1983 World Cup was 2 groups of four teams, each team playing each other twice. The top two teams from each group then advanced to the semi finals with the winners further advancing to the finals. Every game was of 60 overs with all day matches.

PARTICIPANTS

  • INDIA
  • ENGLAND
  • WEST INDIES
  • AUSTRALIA
  • PAKISTAN
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • ZIMBABWE
  • SRI LANKA

GROUP AND RANKING

THERE ARE 4 TEAMS IN EACH GROUP,WHERE IN GROUP A THERE WERE ENGLAND,PAKISTAN,NEW ZEALAND, SRI LANKA TEAM AND IN GROUP B THERE WERE INDIA,WEST INDIES, AUSTRALIA,ZIMBABWE

ALL INDIAN MATCHES

GROUP STAGE

  • INDIA VRS WEST INDIES ON 9 JUNE 1983 INDIA WON THE MATCH BY 34 RUNS AT OLD TRAFFORD,MANCHESTER.
  • ZIMBABWE VRS INDIA ON 11 JUNE 1983 INDIA WON BY 5 WICKETS AT GRACE ROAS LEICESTER.
  • AUSTRALIA VRS INDIA ON 13 JUNE AUSTALIA WON BY 162 RUNS AT TRENT BRIDGE,NOTTINGHAM
  • WEST INDIES VRS INDIA ON 15 JUNE WEST INDIES WON BY 66 RUNS AT THE OVAL,LONDON.
  • INDIA VRS ZIMBABWE ON 18 JUNE INDIA WON BY 31 RUNS AT NEVILL GROUND,ROYAL TURNBRIDGE WELLS
  • INDIA VRS AUSTRALIA ON 20 JUNE INDIA WON BY 118 RUNS AT NEVILL GROUND,ROYAL TURNBRIDGE WELLS

KNOCKOUT STAGE(SEMIFINAL)

  • ENGLAND VRS INDIA ON 22 JUNE INDIA WON BY 6 WICKETS AT OLD TRAFFORD,MANCHESTER

KNOCKOUT STAGE(FINAL)

  • INDIA VRS WEST INDIES ON 25 JUNE INDIA WON BY 43 RUNS AT THE LORDS,LANDON

MAJOR RECORDS

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  • HIGHEST TOTAL BY PAKISTAN 338/5 AGAINST SRI LANKS
  • MOST RUN BY DAVID GOWER OF ENGLAND(384 RUNS IN 7 INNINGS AT AN AVERAGE OF 76.8)
  • MOST WICKET BY ROGER BINNY(18 WICKETS IN 8 MATCHES)
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