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ICC Cricket World Cup 1983

Cricket World Cup 1983 or the Prudential Cup 1983 was the third edition of the World Cup series. For the third consecutive year, England again hosted the tournament. The event took place between June 9 to June 25. Eight nations participated in the event. They played the preliminary matches in 2 groups of 4 each. Unlike the two previous World Cup, each country played its groupmates twice. The top two teams from each group played the semifinals and the winner of each semifinal qualified for the final.

Then, the matches were played in a traditional fashion. Same white uniforms, red balls and played only during the day-light. The match use to start early and consisted of 60 overs.

England, Pakistan, West Indies and India qualified to the semifinals. India pulled victory over England and faced West Indies in the final match. Batting first, the Indians were all out for 183. West Indies were expected to become third consecutive World Cup winner but the bowling and fielding efforts of India managed a 43 run win. Thus, the Prudential Cup switched hands from the West Indies to India. The team was captained by Kapil Dev and the Man of the Match was Mohinder Amarnath.

 Venue  : England
 Date    : 9 June 1983 to 25 June 1983
 Teams Played:
     Group A : New Zealand, Sri Lanka, England, Pakistan.
     Group B : India, West Indies, Australia, Zimbabwe.
 Winner: India (Beated West Indies By 43 Runs).
 Man of The Match: Mohinder Amarnath - Took 3 wickets in 12 balls and also Scored 26 runs.

Summary :-
Group A: England v New Zealand - June 9, 1983 at The Oval
England won by 106 runs.
England 322-6 (60 ov); New Zealand 216 (59 ov).

Group A: Pakistan v Sri Lanka - June 9, 1983 at Swansea
Pakistan won by 50 runs.
Pakistan 338-5 (60 ov); Sri Lanka 288-9 (60 ov).

Group B: Australia v Zimbabwe - June 9, 1983 at Nottingham
Zimbabwe won by 13 runs.
Zimbabwe 239-6 (60 ov); Australia 226-7 (60 ov).

Group B: India v West Indies - June 9, 1983 at Manchester
India won by 34 runs.
India 262-8 (60 ov); West Indies 228 (54.1 ov).

Group A: England v Sri Lanka - June 11, 1983 at Taunton
England won by 47 runs.
England 333-9 (60 ov); Sri Lanka 286 (58 ov).

Group A: New Zealand v Pakistan - June 11, 1983 at Birmingham
New Zealand won by 52 runs.
New Zealand 238-9 (60 ov); Pakistan 186 (55.2 ov).

Group B: Australia v West Indies - June 11, 1983 at Leeds
West Indies won by 101 runs.
West Indies 252-9 (60 ov); Australia 151 (30.3 ov).



Group B: India v Zimbabwe - June 11, 1983 at Leicester
India won by 5 wickets.
Zimbabwe 155 (51.4 ov); India 157-5 (37.3 ov).

Group A: England v Pakistan - June 13, 1983 at Lord's
England won by 8 wickets.
Pakistan 193-8 (60 ov); England 199-2 (50.4 ov).

Group A: New Zealand v Sri Lanka - June 13, 1983 at Bristol
New Zealand won by 5 wickets.
Sri Lanka 206 (56.1 ov); New Zealand 209-5 (39.2 ov).

Group B: Australia v India - June 13, 1983 at Nottingham
Australia won by 162 runs.
Australia 320-9 (60 ov); India 158 (37.5 ov).

Group B: West Indies v Zimbabwe - June 13, 1983 at Worcester
West Indies won by 8 wickets.
Zimbabwe 217-7 (60 ov); West Indies 218-2 (48.3 ov).

Group A: England v New Zealand - June 15, 1983 at Birmingham
New Zealand won by 2 wickets.
England 234 (55.2 ov); New Zealand 238-8 (59.5 ov).

Group B: India v West Indies - June 15, 1983 at The Oval
West Indies won by 66 runs.
West Indies 282-9 (60 ov); India 216 (53.1 ov).

Group A: Pakistan v Sri Lanka - June 16, 1983 at Leeds
Pakistan won by 11 runs.
Pakistan 235-7 (60 ov); Sri Lanka 224 (58.3 ov).

Group B: Australia v Zimbabwe - June 16, 1983 at Southampton
Australia won by 32 runs.
Australia 272-7 (60 ov); Zimbabwe 240 (59.5 ov).

Group A: England v Pakistan - June 18, 1983 at Manchester
England won by 7 wickets.
Pakistan 232-8 (60 ov); England 233-3 (57.2 ov).

Group A: New Zealand v Sri Lanka - June 18, 1983 at Derby
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets.
New Zealand 181 (58.2 ov); Sri Lanka 184-7 (52.5 ov).

Group B: Australia v West Indies - June 18, 1983 at Lord's
West Indies won by 7 wickets.
Australia 273-6 (60 ov); West Indies 276-3 (57.5 ov).

Group B: India v Zimbabwe - June 18, 1983 at Tunbridge Wells
India won by 31 runs.
India 266-8 (60 ov); Zimbabwe 235 (57 ov).

Group A: England v Sri Lanka - June 20, 1983 at Leeds
England won by 9 wickets.
Sri Lanka 136 (50.4 ov); England 137-1 (24.1 ov).

Group A: New Zealand v Pakistan - June 20, 1983 at Nottingham
Pakistan won by 11 runs.
Pakistan 261-3 (60 ov); New Zealand 250 (59.1 ov).

Group B: Australia v India - June 20, 1983 at Chelmsford
India won by 118 runs.
India 247 (55.5 ov); Australia 129 (38.2 ov).

Group B: West Indies v Zimbabwe - June 20, 1983 at Birmingham
West Indies won by 10 wickets.
Zimbabwe 171 (60 ov); West Indies 172-0 (45.1 ov).



Semi-Final: England v India - June 22, 1983 at Manchester
India won by 6 wickets.
England 213 (60 ov); India 217-4 (54.4 ov).

Semi-Final: Pakistan v West Indies - June 22, 1983 at The Oval
West Indies won by 8 wickets.
Pakistan 184-8 (60 ov); West Indies 188-2 (48.4 ov).

Final: India v West Indies - June 25, 1983 at Lord's
India won by 43 runs.
India 183 (54.4 ov); West Indies 140 (52 ov)



                                                                                                  by  B.Madhu.
 
 
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