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Memorable triumph

Felicitations: Members of the champion team pose with President Giani Zail Singh and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at a reception in Rashtrapati Bhavan in July 1983. Photo: The Hindu Archives  

Thirty years ago, on June 25, 1983 an Indian team led by the legendary Kapil Dev overcame the mighty, two-time champion West Indies at Lord’s to win the Prudential World Cup. It was a fairy tale finish to a tournament where Indians had beaten all odds and favoured teams with consistently good and gritty individual and team performances.

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