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Great moment arrives
When India beat the West Indies in the 1983 World Cup final. An extract from P R Man Singh's book Victory Insight.



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'Surprise is the best weapon' Balwinder Singh Sandhu relives the delivery that bowled Gordon Greenidge.

'All teams turned to all-rounders after India's win'
Roger Binny underlines the emergence of all-rounders.






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On to the semis
'Playing Kirti Azad as an off-spinner against left-handers worked wonders,' writes P R Man Singh in 'Victory Insight'.


'The team was much more Indian'
Noted statistician Ramchandra Guha speaks about the World Cup triumph and what it meant to Indian cricket.
The Haryana Hurricane
A photo essay on India's greatest allrounder.

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Krish Srikkanth was the top scorer of the 1983 World Cup final match with a typical 38 runs containing seven boundaries and a six.


First Leg: First Round
The Test and County Cricket Board -- which then ran the World Cup -- changed the format in 1983.
Second Leg: First Round
The return leg games began on June 15. India took on the West Indies at the Kennington Oval.
Semi-final: India versus England
England -- which had won five of six league games by enormous margins -- was, quite simply, blind-sided.


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