6 Greatest Moments in Indian Cricket History

Cricket in India has always been a big thing. However, Indian cricket has come a long way so far. India played its first international cricket match in 1932 when they toured England under the name “All-India”. Since that, the game has been developed into the most celebrated one in the nation. 

India has 2 ODI World Cups and 1 T20 World Cups so far. 

Indian cricket players have gone through many great moments. Here, we have chosen those greatest moments in Indian cricket.

1. Winning the 1983 World Cup

This picture must be the oldest memory of cricket for many Indian fans. Moreover, this is one of the greatest moment in Indian Cricket, where India had beaten the West Indies, who were the world champions for the first two world cups.

India beat West Indies by 43 runs in the 1983 World Cup Final.

India winning worldcup 1983

Indian team being the underdog, had nothing to lose and had every reason to go all out for the win after wrapped up for 183 Runs. And thats what they did to make one of the best comebacks ever in cricket history. They All-Out the Mighty West Indian team for 140 runs in the chase.

Earlier, the Indian press was not given passes to the final match as Indians were not expected to be there in the finals. Indians upsetting English in the semifinals was a nightmare for them to put the board in mourning.

The London Times predicted 50:1 odds that India will lose the finals.

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But the then captain Kapil Dev made sure India is not leaving with their face down. His shrewd captaincy and India’s sharp fielding had won the game for India.

Defending 183 against the mighty Caribbean lineup was not even near to possible at those times, but when Amarnath picked up the final wicket of Holding, India turned the world upside down.

We clicked because every men threw in everything he had and Kapil led from the front

P. R. Man Singh – indian team manager during 1983 world cup

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