Cricket World Cup 1983 Quiz

Cricket World Cup 1983 (Prudential Cup) Quiz Questions

Kapil Dev He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who said India were dark horses (to win Cricket World Cup 1983)?
a) Robert Willis
b) Kim Hughes
c) John Traicos
d) John Wright

2) How many overs were to be bowled by each team in Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 40
b) 50
c) 60
d) 70

3) Who was the captain of Indian team for Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) Sunil Gavaskar
b) Ravi Shastri
c) Dilip Vengsarkar
d) Kapil Dev

4) Who was the captain of West Indies team for Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) Rohan Kanhai
b) Lawrence Rowe
c) Clive Lloyd
d) Vivian Richards

5) How many runs were scored by Kapil Dev in the match against Zimbabwe in Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 175 not out
b) 166
c) 100
d) 42

1983 Cricket World Cup - Indian Team

1983 Cricket World Cup – Indian Team

6) Who was India’s eleventh batsman in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) Madal Lal
b) Balwinder Singh Sandhu
c) Roger Binny
d) Mohinder Amarnath

7) How many runs were scored by India in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 360
b) 307
c) 250
d) 183

8) How many runs were scored by West Indies in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 140
b) 265
c) 322
d) 438

9) Who was man of the match in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) Clive Lloyd
b) Vivian Richards
c) Kapil Dev
d) Mohinder Amarnath

10) What was the date on which India won the Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 11 June 1983
b) 21 June 1983
c) 25 June 1983
d) 10 July 1983

Cricket World Cup 1983 Quiz Questions with Answers

Prudential Cup at Lords, England.

Prudential Cup at Lords, England. Cricket World Cup trophy which, or similar ones, were used in the Prudential World Cups, 1975-1983. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who said India were dark horses (to win Cricket World Cup 1983)?
b) Kim Hughes

2) How many overs were to be bowled by each team in Cricket World Cup 1983?
c) 60

3) Who was the captain of Indian team for Cricket World Cup 1983?
d) Kapil Dev

4) Who was the captain of West Indies team for Cricket World Cup 1983?
c) Clive Lloyd

5) How many runs were scored by Kapil Dev in the match against Zimbabwe in Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 175 not out

6) Who was India’s eleventh batsman in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
b) Balwinder Singh Sandhu

7) How many runs were scored by India in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
d) 183

8) How many runs were scored by West Indies in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
a) 140

9) Who was man of the match in the final of Cricket World Cup 1983?
d) Mohinder Amarnath

10) What was the date on which India won the Cricket World Cup 1983?
c) 25 June 1983

Scorecard of Cricket World Cup 1983 Final Match (Prudential Cup) India Vs West Indies played on 25 June 1983

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Originally posted 2011-04-02 01:00:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:37 pm

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  1. Very interesting quiz.
    In fact, I have written a blog about my experience about 1983 world cup.Probably, you may like it.
    http://vijaybhilai.blogspot.com/
    Vijay

  2. 1983 world cup mai bowler kitni bowl kar sakta please reply me sooner…………..

    1. At that time matches were of 60 overs. Maximum 12 overs per bowler.

  3. Prudential.worldCup@ymail.com

    Three Persons very Much Confident Dark Horses Combine Team will won the 1983 World Cup Trophy S. Madani Lal(Shah G) his Son & Kim Hughes!

  4. this quiz helped me very much thank you ! wating eagerly for the next session of quiz

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