1983 Prudential World Cup WINNER
India
Year
1983
Runner up
West Indies
Host
England and Wales
  • Most Runs
    David Gower
    384 runs
  • Most Wickets
    Roger Binny
    18 wickets
  • Player of the series

India defeated two-time defending champions West Indies in the final by 43 runs at the iconic Lord's. Kapil Dev's team were bowled out for a meagre 183 runs in 54.4 overs (in a 60-over match).

Kris Srikkanth top-scored for India with 38 runs. They had no answer to the bowling quartet of Andy Roberts, Malcolm Marshall, Joel Garner, and Michael Holding and even the innocuous off-spin of Larry Gomes.

However, the Indian bowling unit shocked the West Indies batsmen as they bundled them out for 140 runs. Madan Lal and Mohinder Amarnath picked three wickets. Vivian Richards top scored for the West Indies with 33 runs.

Earlier, the West Indies beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the semi-final. On the other hand, eventual winner India defeated hosts England by six wickets. Mohinder Amarnath bagged the player of the match for his all-round effort.

Kapil Dev's unbeaten 175 against Zimbabwe was the most talked about innings of the Prudential World Cup, as he rescued India from a precarious 17/5 to take them to victory.

World Cup 1983 Points Table

No Teams P W L T NR Pts
1 England 6 5 1 0 0 20
2 Pakistan 6 3 3 0 0 12
3 New Zealand 6 3 3 0 0 12
4 Sri Lanka 6 1 5 0 0 4
No Teams P W L T NR Pts
1 West Indies 6 5 1 0 0 20
2 India 6 4 2 0 0 16
3 Australia 6 2 4 0 0 8
4 Zimbabwe 6 1 5 0 0 4

World Cup 1983 Matches

Jun 09 1983, Thu
England Vs New Zealand, Match 1
The Oval, London
322/6 - 216/10
England beat New Zealand by 106 runs
Jun 09 1983, Thu
Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka, Match 2
St Helen's, Swansea
338/5 - 288/9
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 50 runs
Jun 09 1983, Thu
Zimbabwe Vs Australia, Match 3
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
239/6 - 226/7
Zimbabwe beat Australia by 13 runs
Jun 09 1983, Thu
India Vs West Indies, Match 4
Old Trafford, Manchester
262/8 - 228/10
India beat West Indies by 34 runs
Jun 11 1983, Sat
England Vs Sri Lanka, Match 5
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
333/9 - 286/10
England beat Sri Lanka by 47 runs
Jun 11 1983, Sat
New Zealand Vs Pakistan, Match 6
Edgbaston, Birmingham
238/9 - 186/10
New Zealand beat Pakistan by 52 runs
Jun 11 1983, Sat
West Indies Vs Australia, Match 7
Headingley, Leeds
252/9 - 151/9
West Indies beat Australia by 101 runs
Jun 11 1983, Sat
Zimbabwe Vs India, Match 8
Grace Road, Leicester
155/10 - 157/5
India beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets
Jun 13 1983, Mon
England Vs Pakistan, Match 9
Lord's, London
199/2 - 193/8
England beat Pakistan by 8 wickets
Jun 13 1983, Mon
Sri Lanka Vs New Zealand, Match 10
County Ground, Bristol
206/10 - 209/5
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets
Jun 13 1983, Mon
Australia Vs India, Match 11
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
320/9 - 158/10
Australia beat India by 162 runs
Jun 13 1983, Mon
Zimbabwe Vs West Indies, Match 12
County Ground, New Road, Worcester
217/7 - 218/2
West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 8 wickets
Jun 15 1983, Wed
England Vs New Zealand, Match 13
Edgbaston, Birmingham
234/10 - 238/8
New Zealand beat England by 2 wickets
Jun 15 1983, Wed
West Indies Vs India, Match 14
The Oval, London
282/9 - 216/10
West Indies beat India by 66 runs
Jun 16 1983, Thu
Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka, Match 15
Headingley, Leeds
235/7 - 224/10
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 11 runs
Jun 16 1983, Thu
Australia Vs Zimbabwe, Match 16
County Ground, Southampton
272/7 - 240/10
Australia beat Zimbabwe by 32 runs
Jun 18 1983, Sat
England Vs Pakistan, Match 17
Old Trafford, Manchester
233/3 - 232/8
England beat Pakistan by 7 wickets
Jun 18 1983, Sat
New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka, Match 18
County Ground, Derby
181/10 - 184/7
Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 3 wickets
Jun 18 1983, Sat
Australia Vs West Indies, Match 19
Lord's, London
273/6 - 276/3
West Indies beat Australia by 7 wickets
Jun 18 1983, Sat
India Vs Zimbabwe, Match 20
Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells
266/8 - 235/10
India beat Zimbabwe by 31 runs
Jun 20 1983, Mon
England Vs Sri Lanka, Match 21
Headingley, Leeds
137/1 - 136/10
England beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets
Jun 20 1983, Mon
Pakistan Vs New Zealand, Match 22
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
261/3 - 250/10
Pakistan beat New Zealand by 11 runs
Jun 20 1983, Mon
India Vs Australia, Match 23
County Ground, Chelmsford
247/10 - 129/10
India beat Australia by 118 runs
Jun 20 1983, Mon
Zimbabwe Vs West Indies, Match 24
Edgbaston, Birmingham
171/10 - 172/0
West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets
Jun 22 1983, Wed
Pakistan Vs West Indies, 2nd Semi Final
The Oval, London
184/8 - 188/2
West Indies beat Pakistan by 8 wickets
Jun 22 1983, Wed
England Vs India, 1st Semi Final
Old Trafford, Manchester
213/10 - 217/4
India beat England by 6 wickets
Jun 25 1983, Sat
India Vs West Indies, Final
Lord's, London
183/10 - 140/10
India beat West Indies by 43 runs
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