Winning Moments From India’s 1983 And 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Victories

Aayushi Sharma

July 10, 2019

Entertainment

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Winning Moments From India’s 1983 World Cup Victory: Kapil Dev’s Unbeaten 175

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Even though rain may have delayed India vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final match, millions of fans are praying that the Indian National Cricket Team recreate the 1983 and 2011 magic. As we hope that India’s ‘Men in Blue’ knock off the Kiwis, here’s taking  a look at the winning moments from India’s victorious innings at the 1983 and 2011 World Cup.

The triumph of 1983 went down in the history of India’s Cricket as one of the major highlights. Haryana Hurricane Kapil Dev’s unbeaten 175 against Zimbabwe escalated the team up on the points table when everybody else was returning to the pavilion with low scores.

Winning Moments From India’s 1983 World Cup Victory: Mohinder Amarnath’s Glorious Innings

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With back-to-back Man-of-the-Match (MoM) awards in the 1983 World Cup semi-final and final, Mohinder Amarnath definitely was the star of the tournament.

Winning Moments From India’s 1983 World Cup Victory: Srikkanth Was The Top Scorer

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Tamil tiger Kishnamachari Srikkanth was the top-scorer for India in the final of 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Winning Moments From India’s 1983 World Cup Victory: The Coveted Trophy Comes Home

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Winning against all odds and expectations, Kapil Dev and co. lifted the coveted trophy after beating West Indies at the 1983 World Cup final. Indian fans barged onto the field soon after the triumph! Here, Mohinder Amarnath and Kapil Dev lifting the ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 Trophy.

Winning Moments From India’s 2011 World Cup Victory: Top-Scorer Gautam Gambhir

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Gautam Gambhir made a huge contribution to India winning the 2011 World Cup but becoming the top-scorer in the final match.

Winning Moments From India’s 2011 World Cup Victory: Dhoni The Saviour

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Former captain MS Dhoni scored an unbeaten 91 off 79 balls, he literally turned the tables from a nearing defeat to a glorious win! The Indian skipper has always been a saviour in times when most needed and World Cup 2011 was no exception.

Winning Moments From India’s 2011 World Cup Victory: The Return Of Yuvraj Singh

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Yuvraj Singh wasn’t exactly in his best form before the 2011 World Cup. However, the Chandigarh boy swept four Man-of-the-Mach awards in the tournament. Later, he was detected with a mediastinal seminoma, a germ-cell tumour located between his two lungs. He underwent chemotherapy soon after the World Cup and returned in 2012.

 

Winning Moments From India’s 2011 World Cup Victory: Farewell To ‘God’ Sachin Tendulkar

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2011 World Cup was the last one Sachin Tendulkar ever played and his dream came true with India clinching the coveted trophy! One of the most memorable moments seen on the Wankhede Stadium was the boys chairing the ‘Cricket God’ in front of his home crowd as they bid adieu to the legend.

Winning Moments From India’s 2011 World Cup Victory: Dhoni And Men Win After 28 Years

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MS Dhoni-led ‘Men in Blue’ brought back home the most prestigious title in the cricketing world – the ICC Cricket World Cup after 28 long years!

Do you think Virat Kohli‘s army will be able to recapture the trophy? Share your excitement for team India in the comments box below.

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