83 World Cup: India won the 1983 World Cup under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. Ranveer Singh’s film 83 is coming on this. In this tournament, Kapil took 5 wickets for 17 runs against Zimbabwe.
Kapil scored 175 runs in a do-or-die match against Zimbabwe.
Captain Kapil Dev’s role was most important in India’s 1983 World Champion (1983 ODI World cup). Kapil scored 175 runs against Zimbabwe in a do-or-die match. After this innings of Kapil, the players’ confidence in themselves increased and what happe after that is recorded in the pages of history. India won the World Cup by defeating an invincible team like West Indies. On this victory of India, Ranveer Singh’s film 83 is going to release this Friday. Earlier, a special premiere of the film hold in Mumbai for the players of the 1983 world-winning team. In which almost all the players participated.
Ranveer Singh’s film ’83’ was launched recently
The recently launched official trailer of Ranveer Singh’s film ’83’ takes the audience back to June 18, 1983. The venue is Tunbridge Wells and India are facing Zimbabwe after losing two consecutive matches to West Indies, Australia. Then a voice comes from the dressing room. Which tells Kapil Dev that we have had a bad start. Captain Kapil speaks on hearing ‘Caps it’s to town’. Let me take a bath
Kapil created history in cricket
Soon the score becomes 5 on 9/4 and 17. India is in danger of being out of the World Cup. On this critical occasion, Kapil Dev comes out to bat and plays such an innings of 175 runs. Which becomes indelible in the history of ODI cricket. This innings of Kapil’s 175 runs was also the first century for India in ODIs.
How did Kirmani encourage Kapil Dev?
There are many stories related to this historical inning of Kapil Dev. One of them was narrated by Syed Kirmani at an event related to the film. Kapil had an important partnership with Syed Kirmani during his innings of 175.
Kapil Dev said to do or die match
Talking about Kapil’s innings, Kirmani said, “When I went inside on the field, Kapil was standing with his head bowed. It was a 60 over the match and we had 35 overs left in our innings. I told Kapil, it is a do-or-die match for us and we don’t have to die. We have to die by killing. I tried to motivate him by saying, ‘You (Kapil) are the best hitter in the Indian team. I will take one run and give you the strike. You will try to hit every ball.”
recorded in the pages of history
Then Kapil had said, “Kiri Bhai, we have to play more 35 overs (we still have to play 35 overs). I will try my best.” What happened after that? It got recorded in the pages of history. Kapil Dev played an innings of 175 runs. This is still one of the best ODI innings in the history of Indian cricket.