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.
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.
India started his journey with first match against West Indies in which India beat West Indies by 34 runs
In second league match against Zimbabwe India beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets
In third league against Australia India lost to Australia by 162 runs.
In second round of round robin India beat West Indies by 66 runs in fourth league match
In sixth league of 83 India beat Australia by 118 runs to reach semifinal..
India beat host England in first semifinal of 1983 world cup by 6 wickets.
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.
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.
India journey to the final
India started its journey in ingaural match against Bangladesh at Dhaka in Bangladesh on 19 February 2011. India beat Bangladesh by 87 runs.
In third group march India beat Ireland by five wickets on 6 March 2011 at Bengaluru in India.
Fourth group match of India was played on 9 March 2011 at Delhi in India against Netherlands. India beat Netherlands by five wickets.
In fifth group match south Africa beat India by three wickets on March 12, 2011 at Nagpur in India.
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
India beat four time world champion Australia in second qaurter final on 24 March 2011 at ahamadabad in India by five wickets.
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.
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.