CRICKET WORLD CUP 1983, 2011 AND INDIA – THE VICTORY

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CRICKET WORLD CUP 1983, 2011 AND INDIA

Second most popular game in the world Cricket eventually spreading its legs around the world slowly.

World cup, champioms trophy, T20 world cup, world test championship are some big world events is being organised every two years.

Cricket world cup tournament is being organised every four year since 1975. There are 12 edition of cricket world cup are played so far.

Out of 12 world cup Cricket edition Australia won 5 times, West Indies won two times, India won two times.

Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England won single title of world cup Cricket.

TEAM AND TITLE – CRICKET WORLD CUP

AUSTRALIA – 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 AND 2015

WEST INDIES  – 1975, 1979

INDIA  – 1983, 2011

PAKISTAN – 1992

SRI LANKA –  1996

ENGLAND – 2019

CRICKET WORLD CUP AND INDIA

Indian subcontinent the place from where cricket got maximum spectators though England is the mother of cricket.

India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are test playing nation in Indian subcontinent..

In India cricket is like religion which united India where people of many religion live together. Cricket formed sensational bond with people.

So, Cricket world cup and IPL is like festival for Indian cricket fans.

Cricket got momentum in India from 1983 cricket world cup when India became world champion in cricket first time.

Cricket world cup

25 June 1983 on this day India beat defending champion West Indies in 1983 cricket world cup final under Kapil Dev’s captaincy

India won its second title on 2nd April 2011 where India beat Sri Lanka under Mahendra Singh dhoni’s captaincy

CRICKET WORLD CUP 1983 AND 2011 ROAD MAP OF INDIA

CRICKET WORLD CUP 1983 ROADMAP

This was third edition of world cup was held in England between 9 to 25 June 1983 with 8 participant.

India face-off West Indies twice in league matches before beating West Indies in final.

First match

India started his journey with first match against West Indies in which India beat West Indies by 34 runs

Second match


In second league match against Zimbabwe India beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets

Third match

In third league against Australia India lost to Australia by 162 runs.

Fourth march


In second round of round robin India beat West Indies by 66 runs in fourth league match

Fifth march

In fifth league match against Zimbabwe. India beat Zimbabwe by 31 runs with help of Kapil Dev’s mighty 175* Knock.

Sixth match

In sixth league of 83 India beat Australia by  118 runs to reach semifinal..

The semifinal

India beat host England in first semifinal of 1983 world cup by 6 wickets.

THE FINAL

The final of 1983 world cup was played on 25 April 1983 at lord’s in England between India and two times champion West Indies.

In this low scoring final match in beat mighty West Indies by  43 runs.

CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011 ROADMAP

10th edition of world cup of cricket was jointly organised by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh  between 19 February to 2 April 2011. India won its second time by beating Sri Lanka in the final on 2nd April 20011 at Mumbai in India.

This was round Robbin and knockout tournament in which 14 team participated. 14 team divided into two group.

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India journey to the final

First match

India started its journey in ingaural match against Bangladesh at Dhaka in Bangladesh on 19 February 2011. India beat Bangladesh by 87 runs.

Second match

Second group match against England at Bengaluru in India on 27 February 2011 ended in tie.

Third match

In third group march India beat Ireland by five wickets on 6 March 2011 at Bengaluru in India.

Fourth match

Fourth group match of India was played on 9 March 2011 at Delhi in India against Netherlands. India beat Netherlands by five wickets.

Fifth match


In fifth group match south Africa beat India by three wickets on March 12, 2011 at Nagpur in India.

Sixth match

India played its sixth match of tournament against West Indies at Chennai in India on 20 March 2011. India beat West Indies by  80 runs

Qaurter final

India beat four time world champion Australia in second qaurter final on 24 March 2011 at ahamadabad in India by five wickets.

Semifinal


Second high voltage semifinal of 2011 WC was played between arch rival India and Pakistan on 30 March 2011 at Mohali in India.

India beat Pakistan in this high voltage match by 29 runs.

THE FINAL


FINAL OF 2011 CRICKET WC WAS PLAYED BETWEEN INDIA AND SRI LANKA ON 2ND APRIL 2011 AT WANKHEDE STADIUM MUMBAI IN INDIA.

India became champion of 2011 world cup after 28 years by beating Sri Lanka by six wickets with 10 balls remaining under Mahendra Singh dhoni’s captaincy.

Captain dhoni played match winning innings in this match.

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