Flashback: India's glorious World Cup triumph in 1983

Kapil Dev holds the Prudential World Cup Cricket trophy on the balcony at Lord's. The image served as the most iconic moment in the minds of Indian cricketers and fans alike for generations to come.
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Yashpal Sharma, Balwinder Singh Sandhu and Kris Srikkanth celebrate at the Lord's balcony after outplaying the two-time champion West Indies. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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Kris Srikkanth drives Andy Roberts for a four. His 38, off 57 balls, with seven fours and a six, was the highest score in the final. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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Balwinder Sandhu knocks out Gordon Greenidge's off stump in the second over during West Indies' chase of 184. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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Coming in at five for one, Viv Richards (33 off 28 balls) was threatening to take the game away from India until he was caught superbly by Kapil Dev off Madan Lal. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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Yashpal Sharma celebrates Andy Roberts' leg before wicket to Kapil Dev, as a dejected Joel Garner looks on. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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It is celebration time for Indians as the last wicket of Michael Holding is claimed by Mohinder Amarnath, trapping leg before, to seal India's victory. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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The scene at Lord's on June 25, 1983 as supporters of the Indian team rushed onto the pitch after the team won the World Cup cricket final. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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