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England 1983 Cricket World Cup Results


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Cricket World Cup 1983 the third world cup was hosted by England. It was the third consecutive time that England became a host to the World Cup tournament. Eight teams participated in the tournament in which 27 matches were played. The matches consisted of 60 overs each.

The main venues of the tournament were Kensington Oval Stadium, St Helen's stadium at Swansea, Trent Bridge in Nottingham, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, County Ground in Taunton, Edgbaston at Birmingham, Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds, The County Ground at Southampton, County Ground in Derby, Nevill Ground at Tunbridge Wells and County Ground in Chelmsford.

A few changes were made in the tournament. A fielding circle, which is about 30 yards away from the circle, was introduced. It was made necessary that 4 fieldsmen should stand inside at all times.

The tournament bid adieu to many players and also welcomed many new players. It was the final game for the Australian players Dennis Lillee, Jeff Thomson and Rodney Marsh. It was also the debut match of New Zealand's Glenn Turner and West Indies’ Clive Hubert Lloyd.

A number of records were set in the Cricket World Cup 1983. David Gower of England scored 384 runs and set a record for the highest run-scorer. Indian wicket keeper RMH Binny took 18 wickets and became the player to take the most number of wickets. Indian player N Kapil Dev took 7 catches and set a record for the most catches.

The final match between India and West Indies witnessed the thrilling 43 runs victory for India.

Group A
June 9, 1983England
322/6 (60 overs)
v New Zealand
216 (59 overs)
England won by 106 runs
The Oval, London
June 9, 1983Pakistan
338/5 (60 overs)
v Sri Lanka
288/9 (60 overs)
Pakistan won by 50 runs
St Helen's, Swansea
June 11, 1983England
333/9 (60 overs)
v Sri Lanka
286 (58 overs)
England won by 47 runs
County Ground, Taunton
June 11, 1983New Zealand
238/9 (60 overs)
v Pakistan
186 (55.2 overs)
New Zealand won by 52 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
June 13, 1983Pakistan
193/8 (60 overs)
v England
199/2 (50.4 overs)
England won by 8 wickets
Lord's, London
June 13, 1983Sri Lanka
206 (56.1 overs)
v New Zealand
209/5 (39.2 overs)
New Zealand won by 5 wickets
County Ground, Bristol
June 15, 1983England
234 (55.2 overs)
v New Zealand
238/8 (59.5 overs)
New Zealand won by 2 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham
June 16, 1983Pakistan
235/7 (60 overs)
v Sri Lanka
224 (58.3 overs)
Pakistan won by 11 runs
Headingley, Leeds
June 18, 1983Pakistan
232/8 (60 overs)
v England
233/3 (57.2 overs)
England won by 7 wickets
Old Trafford, Mancheste
June 18, 1983New Zealand
181 (58.2 overs)
v Sri Lanka
184/7 (52.5 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets
County Ground, Derby
June 20, 1983Sri Lanka
136 (50.4 overs)
v England
137/1 (24.1 overs)
England won by 9 wickets
Headingley, Leeds
June 20, 1983Pakistan
261/3 (60 overs)
v New Zealand
250 (59.1 overs)
Pakistan won by 11 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Group B
June 9, 1983Zimbabwe
239/6 (60 overs)
v Australia
226/7 (60 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 13 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
June 9, 1983India
262/8 (60 overs)
v West Indies
228 (54.1 overs)
India won by 34 runs
Old Trafford, Manchester
June 11, 1983West Indies
252/9 (60 overs)
v Australia
151 (30.3 overs)
West Indies won by 101 runs
Headingley, Leeds
June 11, 1983Zimbabwe
155 (51.4 overs)
v India
157/5 (37.3 overs)
India won by 5 wickets
Grace Road, Leicester
June 13, 1983Australia
320/9 (60 overs)
v India
158 (37.5 overs)
Australia won by 162 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
June 13, 1983Zimbabwe
217/7 (60 overs)
v West Indies
218/2 (48.3 overs)
West Indies won by 8 wickets
New Road, Worcester
June 15, 1983West Indies
282/9 (60 overs)
v India
216 (53.1 overs)
West Indies won by 66 runs
The Oval, London
June 16, 1983Australia
272/7 (60 overs)
v Zimbabwe
240 (59.5 overs)
Australia won by 32 runs
County Ground, Southampton
June 18, 1983Australia
273/6 (60 overs)
v West Indies
276/3 (57.5 overs)
West Indies won by 7 wickets
Lord's, London
June 18, 1983India
266/8 (60 overs)
v Zimbabwe
235 (57 overs)
India won by 31 runs
Nevill Ground, Royal Tunbridge Wells
June 20, 1983India
247 (55.5 overs)
v Australia
129 (38.2 overs)
India won by 118 runs
County Ground, Chelmsford
June 20, 1983Zimbabwe
171 (60 overs)
v West Indies
172/0 (45.1 overs)
West Indies won by 10 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham

Semifinals
June 22, 1983England
213 (60 overs)
v India
217/4 (54.4 overs)
India won by 6 wickets
Old Trafford, Manchester
June 22, 1983Pakistan
184/8 (60 overs)
v West Indies
188/2 (48.4 overs)
West Indies won by 8 wickets
The Oval, London
Final
June 25, 1983India
183 (54.4 overs)
v West Indies
140 (52 overs)
India won by 43 runs
Lord's, London



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