1983 Cricket World Cup Final : A jewel in the Indian history crown

The final of the 1983 Prudential Cricket World Cup was played between India and West Indies at the Lord’s Cricket Ground on 25 June 1983. This was the third consecutive World Cup final appearance for West Indies. India playing their first finals defeated the West Indies to claim the title. It was the first world cup win for India.

1983 Prudential Cricket World Cup Final
Event 1983 Prudential Cricket World Cup
India West Indies
India West Indies Cricket Board
183 140
54.4 overs 52 overs
India won by 43 runs
Date 25 June 1983
Venue Lord’s Cricket Ground, England
Umpires Dickie Bird and Barrie Meyer

25 June 1983
Scorecard
India 
183 (54.4 overs)
v
 West Indies
140 (52 overs)
K Srikkanth 38 (57)
AME Roberts 3/32 (10)
IVA Richards 33 (28)
S Madan Lal 3/31 (12)
India won by 43 runs
Lord’s, London, England
Attendance : 30,000
Umpires: HD Bird and BJ Meyer (ENG)
Player of the match: M Amarnath (IND)

Ref : Wikipedia

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