The eight teams line up for the official photograph prior to the start of the Prudential World Cup. © Getty Images

The eight teams line up for the official photograph prior to the start of the Prudential World Cup. © Getty Images

 

June 11 1983: Fans celebrate India’s five-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the Group B match at Grace Road Ground, Leicester. © Getty Images

June 11, 1983: Fans celebrate India’s five-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the Group B match at Grace Road Ground, Leicester. © Getty Images

 

June 18 1983: India met Zimbabwe again, this time at Tunbridge Wells. India’s top five were back in the pavilion with only 17 runs on the board and it looked like Zimbabwe would win before lunchtime before a heroic unbeaten 175 from Kapil Dev turned the match on its head as India went on to win by 31 runs. © Getty Images

June 18, 1983: India met Zimbabwe again, this time at Tunbridge Wells. India’s top five were back in the pavilion with only 17 runs on the board and it looked like Zimbabwe would win before lunchtime before a heroic unbeaten 175 from Kapil Dev turned the match on its head as India went on to win by 31 runs. © Getty Images

 

June 20 1983: Roger Binny took 4 for 29 to help India achieve a 118-run victory over Australia at Country Ground, Chelmsford. © Getty Images

June 20, 1983: Roger Binny took 4 for 29 to help India achieve a 118-run victory over Australia at Country Ground, Chelmsford. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: The Indian squad lines up for an official photograph at Lord’s prior to the final against West Indies: (Standing L to R) PR Man Singh (manager), Yashpal Sharma, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Ravi Shastri, Sandeep Patil, Roger Binny, Kirti Azad, Sunil Valson; (Sitting L to R) Dilip Vengsarkar, Syed Kirmani, Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, Sunil Gavaskar, Madan Lal. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: The Indian squad lines up for an official photograph at Lord’s prior to the final against West Indies: (Standing L to R) PR Man Singh (manager), Yashpal Sharma, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Ravi Shastri, Sandeep Patil, Roger Binny, Kirti Azad, Sunil Valson; (Sitting L to R) Dilip Vengsarkar, Syed Kirmani, Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, Sunil Gavaskar, Madan Lal. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: Put in to bat, India lost Sunil Gavaskar for 2 runs, but Krishnamachari Srikkanth was at his belligerent best, stroking his way to 38, the highest individual score of the final. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: Put in to bat, India lost Sunil Gavaskar for 2 runs, but Krishnamachari Srikkanth was at his belligerent best, stroking his way to 38, the highest individual score of the final. © Getty Images

June 25 1983: Mohinder Amarnath made a patient 80-ball 26 in the face of some incisive bowling from West Indies as India eventually huffed and puffed their way to 183. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: Mohinder Amarnath made a patient 80-ball 26 in the face of some incisive bowling from West Indies as India eventually huffed and puffed their way to 183. © Getty Images

June 25 1983: Viv Richards (33) looked set to take West Indies to yet another World Cup win, but a mistimed hook off Madan Lal saw the bail sail into the hands of Kapil Dev, who took a spectacular running catch. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: Viv Richards (33) looked set to take West Indies to yet another World Cup win, but a mistimed hook off Madan Lal saw the bail sail into the hands of Kapil Dev, who took a spectacular running catch. © Getty Images

June 25 1983: Mohinder Amarnath did his bit with the ball as well, taking 3 for 12 in seven over, to help India script a sensational 43-run victory. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: Mohinder Amarnath did his bit with the ball as well, taking 3 for 12 in seven over, to help India script a sensational 43-run victory. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: The Indian players made a dash for the stumps as fans leapt off their seats and on to the field. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: The Indian players made a dash for the stumps as fans leapt off their seats and on to the field. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: To say it was a full house at Lord’s that day was certainly no exaggeration (The attendance was 24,609, including members). © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: To say it was a full house at Lord’s that day was certainly no exaggeration (The attendance was 24,609, including members). © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: A nation’s dream was realised as Kapil Dev lifted the Prudential Cup. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: A nation’s dream was realised as Kapil Dev lifted the Prudential Cup. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: Kapil Dev and Mohinder Amarnath, the Player of the Final, soak in the historic moment. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: Kapil Dev and Mohinder Amarnath, the Player of the Final, soak in the historic moment. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: Members of the Indian team with the silverware. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: Members of the Indian team with the silverware. © Getty Images

 

June 25 1983: It was a win that transformed the cricketing landscape in India, bringing in a fervent fan base and encouraging young kids to take up the game as a viable career option. © Getty Images

June 25, 1983: It was a win that transformed the cricketing landscape in India, bringing in a fervent fan base and encouraging young kids to take up the game as a viable career option. © Getty Images

June 25 2008: The BCCI celebrated the 25th anniversary of the victory in 2008 with all the members of the winning team. © AFP

June 25, 2008: The BCCI celebrated the 25th anniversary of the victory in 2008 with all the members of the winning team. © AFP

 

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