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Indian Cricket Fraternity commemorates the 40th anniversary of their World Cup victory in 1983


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.

“25th June, 1983 – 40 years since that historic day when Kapil Paaji and his team won the World Cup for India, inspiring a whole generation of young people to take up cricket and playing the key role in the development of cricket in India. VVS Laxman, the current director of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), tweeted, “#WorldCup.
Yuvraj Singh, a former Indian batter, tweeted, “They did it first! a group of legendary players who, with their daring and commitment, beat the odds. Happy #40Years to that wonderful day, and thank you for an unbelievable trip that made a lot of dreams come true.


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