Today on 25th June 2019, India celebrates the 36th winning anniversary of its first-ever cricket world cup in 1983 held in England & Wales.
India defeated that time world champions West Indies in the cricket world cup final at Lord's, England and lifting the prestigious world cup trophy.
Earlier, the West Indies had won the first two editions of the cricket world cup, held in 1975 and 1979.
Venue: Played at Lord's, London
Toss: West Indies, who chose to field first
India: 183/10 (54.4 Ov)
West Indies: 140/10 (52 Ov)
Result: India won by 43 runs & won the 1983 Prudential World Cup
Player of the match M Amarnath (India)
1. Kapil Dev (captain)
2. Mohinder Amarnath (vice-captain)
3. Sunil Gavaskar
4. Balwinder Singh Sandhu
5. Dilip Vengsarkar
6. Kirti Azad
7. Krishnamachari Srikkanth
8. Madan Lal
9. Ravi Shastri
10. Roger Binny
11. Sandeep Patil
12. Sunil Valson
13. Syed Kirmani (wicketkeeper)
14. Yashpal Sharma (reserve wicketkeeper)
The World Cup 1983 tournament, held from 9 June -25 June in England and Wales, which saw participation from 8 countries.
Qualifying teams included Australia, West Indies, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Zimbabwe.
The matches comprised 60 overs and were played in traditional white clothing and with red balls. They were all played during the day.