India won the ODI World Cup in 1983 on this day by defeating West Indies in the championship match.
Legendary cricketers like Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman used their social media accounts to honour the 1983 World Cup legends for motivating many people to play for their nation someday as India commemorates the 40th anniversary of its World Cup triumph. India is commemorating today the 40th anniversary of its first World Cup triumph, which was led by renowned all-rounder Kapil Dev. The catch that permanently revolutionised Indian cricket, according to former Indian opener Virender Sehwag. With that Viv Richards catch, his team of outstanding players, and a genuine dream, Kapil Paaji led India to World Cup victory. What a day it has been.