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Prudential World Cup 1983 in England : Cricket Archives

Kapil Dev lifting the 1983 World Cup for IndiaIndia led by all-rounder Kapil Dev despite being the underdogs emerged as the winners of the 1983 World Cup by putting a full stop to West Indies’ dominance. West Indies was all set for a hat-trick of World Cup wins but got they stung in a low-scoring Final against Kapil’s Devils.

The 1983 World Cup had eight teams divided into two groups. Each side played the other team of its group twice and the top two teams advanced to the Semi Finals. Like in the previous two editions, matches consisted of 60 overs maximum per side.

Below are the Scorecards of the 1983 World Cup :

GROUP A LEAGUE MATCHES

  1. Jun 09 : Scorecard of England Vs New Zealand at The Oval
  2. Jun 09 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka at Swansea
  3. Jun 11 : Scorecard of England Vs Sri Lanka at Taunton
  4. Jun 11 : Scorecard of New Zealand Vs Pakistan at Birmingham
  5. Jun 13 : Scorecard of England Vs Pakistan at Lord’s
  6. Jun 13 : Scorecard of New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka at Bristol
  7. Jun 15 : Scorecard of England Vs New Zealand at Birmingham
  8. Jun 16 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka at Leeds
  9. Jun 18 : Scorecard of England Vs Pakistan at Manchester
  10. Jun 18 : Scorecard of New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka at Derby
  11. Jun 20 : Scorecard of England Vs Sri Lanka at Leeds
  12. Jun 20 : Scorecard of New Zealand Vs Pakistan at Nottingham

GROUP B LEAGUE MATCHES

  1. Jun 09 : Scorecard of Australia Vs Zimbabwe at Nottingham
  2. Jun 09 : Scorecard of India Vs West Indies at Manchester
  3. Jun 11 : Scorecard of Australia Vs West Indies at Leeds
  4. Jun 11 : Scorecard of India Vs Zimbabwe at Leicester
  5. Jun 13 : Scorecard of Australia Vs India at Nottingham
  6. Jun 13 : Scorecard of West Indies Vs Zimbabwe at Worcester
  7. Jun 15 : Scorecard of India Vs West Indies at The Oval
  8. Jun 16 : Scorecard of Australia Vs Zimbabwe at Southampton
  9. Jun 18 : Scorecard of Australia Vs West Indies at Lord’s
  10. Jun 18 : Scorecard of India Vs Zimbabwe at Tunbridge Wells
  11. Jun 20 : Scorecard of Australia Vs India at Chelmsford
  12. Jun 20 : Scorecard of West Indies Vs Zimbabwe at Birmingham

Points Table of Pool A

  1. England – Matches : 6 Won : 5 Lost : 1 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 20
  2. Pakistan – Matches : 6 Won : 3 Lost : 3 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 12
  3. New Zealand – Matches : 6 Won : 3 Lost : 3 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 12
  4. Sri Lanka – Matches : 6 Won : 1 Lost : 5 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 4

Points Table of Pool B

  1. West Indies – Matches : 6 Won : 5 Lost : 1 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 20
  2. India – Matches : 6 Won : 4 Lost : 2 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 16
  3. Australia – Matches : 6 Won : 2 Lost : 4 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 8
  4. Zimbabwe – Matches : 6 Won : 1 Lost : 5 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 4

Semi Finals and Final

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