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Semi Finals and Final-Cricket World Cup 1983

1983

The third Cricket World Cup was played in 1983 in England. England, Pakistan, India and West Indies qualified for the semifinals in Cricket World Cup 1983. Like the first two world cups, in this world cup cricket all innings were of 60 overs.

1st Semi final Cricket World Cup 1983:

  1. The first semi-final of 1983 Cricket World Cup was played on 22nd June, 1983. England faced Indian cricket team in this first semi final.
  2. English cricket team scored 213 runs. G Fowler scored 33 runs. CJ Tavore scored 32.
  3. RMH Binny and M Amarnath took 2 wickets each while Kapil Dev took 3 wickets for Indian cricket side.
  4. Indian cricket team scored 217 runs and won the match by 6 wickets.
  5. Yashpal Sharma scored 61 runs and SM Patil scored 51.
  6. M Amarnath of Indian cricket team was declared Man of the Match in the first semi-final of 1983 Cricket World Cup.

2nd Semifinal: Cricket World Cup 1983:

  1. The second semi-final of 1983 Cricket World Cup was played on 22nd June, 1983. Pakistan cricket team faced West Indies in the semi final of third Cricket World Cup.
  2. Pakistan cricket team scored 184 runs. Mohsin Khan scored 70. MD Marshall took 3 wickets for West Indian cricket team.
  3. West Indies scored 188. IVA Richards scored 80 and HA Gomes scored 50.
  4. IVA Richards was declared Man of the Match in the second semi-final of 1983 Cricket World Cup.
  5. The Final of 1983 Cricket World Cup was played between Indian cricket team and West Indies.

Final-Cricket World Cup 1983

The final of 1983 Cricket World Cup was played between West Indies and Indian cricket team. Some of the facts about 1983 Cricket World Cup final are:

  • The final of 1983 Cricket World Cup was played on 25 June, 1983.
  • Indian cricket team scored 183 runs in total. K Srikanth scored 38, M Amarnath scored 26 and SM Patil scored 27 runs.
  • AME Roberts took 3 wickets. MD Marshal, MA holding and HA Gomes took 2 wickets each.
  • M Amarnath and  S Madanlal took 3 wickets each. West Indies was all out for 140 runs. India won by 43 runs.
  • IVA Richards of West Indian cricket team scored 33 runs in an effort to chase Indian target. PJL Dujon scored 25.
  • M Amarnath of Indian cricket team was declared Man of the Match.

Indian cricket team won the cricket world cup for only once. In the 2011 Cricket World Cup, India is being considered favorite for the trophy.

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