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Yashpal Sharma
1983 World Cup Winner Yashpal Sharma No More

The right-handed batsman, who was the backbone of India's middle-order in the 1983 World Cup, played 37 Test matches, scoring 1606 runs, and 42 ODIs scoring 883 runs. He also played 160 first-class matches, representing Punjab, Haryana and Railways, and scored 8933 runs.

June 25, 1983: When Kapil Dev & Co. Created History

London: It was on June 25, 1983 that Team India, under the leadership of Kapil Dev, defied all odds and won their first-ever World Cup trophy. India had entered the World Cup with zero expectations and nobody really considered them as a title contender, considering the inexperience the team had of playing ODI cricket. Before […]

Deepika Padukone Receives Flak Over '83' Tweet

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone faced a backlash over her tweet on the role of Romi Dev in the upcoming film “’83”. The actress posted her look as Romi on February 19. It was the tweet that accompanied the post that didn’t go down well with social media users. “To be able to play a […]

Birthday boy Ranveer Singh shares first look of upcoming movie ‘83’

Bhubaneswar: Gully boy actor Ranveer Singh who turned 34 today, revealed his look as Kapil Dev from the upcoming sports drama ‘83’, one of the most anticipated films for next year. The actor took to his social media account to share his photo as Kapil Dev, better known as the ‘Haryana Hurricane’. As soon as […]

Film on 1983 cricket World Cup to hit theatres in April 2019

Mumbai: “’83”, a Bollywood film which will tell the story of India’s incredible 1983 cricket World Cup victory, will hit theatres on April 5, 2019. This was announced by makers Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films in association with Vibri Media and Kabir Khan Films on Sunday. The Kabir Khan directorial will feature actor Ranveer Singh […]