37 years to a day that will never be forgotten
- This Day That Year: India Script history win Cricket World Cup
- India celebrates 37th anniversary of 1983 Cricket World Cup
On 25th June 1983, the Indian Cricket team led by captain Kapil Dev faced off against West Indies at Lord’s, for the final Prudential Cup. That match marked India’s first-ever cricket World Cup win. From skipper Kapil Dev to Ravi Shastri all took their official Twitter official handle to recollect the historic victory.
Taking to his official Instagram account, Kapil Dev shared a picture of him lifting the World Cup trophy and said that this day will never be forgotten.
“37 years to a day that will never be forgotten,” he captioned the post.
Ravi Shastri too shared two pictures from Indian maiden World Cup history and said on this day in 1983 the country became world champions and changed the face of Indian Cricket.
“#ThisDayThatYear On 25th June in 1983, we believed and we became – World Champions and changed the face of #Cricket in #India once and for all. @therealkapildev @ICC @cricketworldcup,” he tweets along with the picture.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India also remembered India’s first-ever World Cup win on its 37th anniversary.
“#OnThisDay in 1983, Lord’s – History created! #TeamIndia led by @therealkapildev won the World Cup after beating the mighty West Indies,” the BCCI tweeted.