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3rd Cricket World Cup - 1983
ICC World Cup 1983 - England
Kapil Dev Winnder 1983 India
Winner : India
Final Man of The Match : Mohinder Amarnath (India)

Third ODI Cricket World Cup was also played in England between 8 International Teams. England, India, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indias and Zimbabwe participated for the 3rd Cricket World Cup tournament. Total 27 games were played at 15 different venues of England. Format of this world cup changed and this time each team played the others in its group twice to determine the four semi-finalists and winner of semi finals contest will play final match.

India upset West Indies in the low scoring Final match and won the match by 43 runs. Mohinder Amarnath (India) was the man of the match for his 26 runs and 3 wickets in his 7 overs spending just 12 runs.

Main attraction of this world cup was 20th match between India and Zimbabwe. Electing to bat first India lost early 5 wickets of just 17 runs. Skipper Kapil Dev came in middle and played long last remembering inning of 175* runs and put India on very good totals of 266 runs. More importantly Kapil Dev and Syed Kirmani added record 126 runs for the 10th wicket partnership. India won this match by 31 runs and Kapil Dev was man of the match for his recod breaking and splendid inning of 175* runs.

World Cup 1983 Facts and Figures
Host Country :
England
Teams :
8
   
(England, India, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe)
Games :
27
Venues :
15
Format :
Two groups of four, as in 1979. This time, though, each team played the others in its group twice, not once, to determine the four semi-finalists and winners of semis contest to final.
Winner : India
Runners-up : West Indies
Prize money(winner) : 4000 pounds
Prize money(Runners-up) : 2000 pounds
Man of the match (Final) : Mohinder Amarnath (India)
Tournament Stats
Most Runs
  Player Country Match Runs HS Ave SR
  DI Gower Eng 7 384 130 76.80 84.95
  IVA Richards WI 8 367 119 73.40 81.19
  G Fowler Eng 7 360 81* 72.00 62.82
  Zaheer Abbas Pak 7 313 103* 62.60 81.72
  Kapil Dev Ind 8 303 175* 60.60 180.99
Most Wickets
  Player Country Match Wickets BBI Ave Econ
  RMH Binny Ind 8 18 4/29 18.66 3.81
  ALF de Mel SL 6 17 5/32 15.58 4.01
  S Madan Lal Ind 8 17 4/20 16.76 3.43
  RJ Hadlee NZ 6 14 5/25 12.85 2.76
  VJ Marks Eng 7 13 5/39 18.92 3.15
3rd Cricket World Cup 1983 winner - India
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