The 1983 World Cup had 8 teams - India, West Indies, Australia, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Zimbabwe.
1983 World Cup Teams Captain: Kapil Dev
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Kapil Dev (c) 1/6/1959 24 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Mohinder Amarnath 9/24/1950 32 Right hand Right arm medium Kirti Azad 1/2/1959 24 Right-hand Right-arm off-spinner Roger Binny 7/19/1955 27 Right-hand Right-arm fast-medium Sunil Gavaskar 7/10/1949 33 Right hand Right arm medium Syed Kirmani (wk) 12/29/1949 33 Right-handed Wicket-keeper Madan Lal 3/20/1951 32 Right-hand Right-arm medium Sandeep Patil 8/18/1956 26 Right-hand Right-arm medium Balwinder Sandhu 8/3/1956 26 Right-handed Right arm medium-fast Yashpal Sharma 8/11/1954 28 Right-handed Right-arm medium Ravi Shastri 5/27/1962 21 Right-hand Slow left-arm orthodox Krishnamachari Srikkanth 12/21/1959 23 Right hand Right-arm medium Sunil Valson 10/2/1958 24 Right-hand Left-arm medium Dilip Vengsarkar 4/6/1956 27 Right hand Right arm medium Captain: Clive Llyod
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Clive Lloyd (c) 8/31/1944 38 left hand Right-arm medium Faoud Bacchus 1/31/1954 29 Right-hand Right-arm medium Wayne Daniel 1/16/1956 27 Right-hand Right-arm fast Winston Davis 9/18/1958 24 Right-handed Right-arm fast Jeff Dujon (wk) 5/28/1956 27 Right-hand Wicket-keeper Joel Garner 12/16/1952 30 Right hand Right-arm fast Larry Gomes 7/13/1953 29 Left-hand Right-arm offbreak Gordon Greenidge 5/1/1951 32 Right-hand Right-arm medium/offbreak Desmond Haynes 2/15/1956 27 Right-hand Right-arm legbreak/medium pace Michael Holding 2/16/1954 29 Right-hand Right-arm fast Gus Logie 9/28/1960 22 Right-hand Right-arm off break Malcolm Marshall 10/18/1958 24 Right-hand Right-arm fast Viv Richards 3/7/1952 31 Right-hand Right-arm medium/offbreak Andy Roberts 1/29/1951 32 Right-hand Right-arm fast
Also see: Captain of west indies in 1983 world cup Australia Captain: Kim Hughes
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Kim Hughes (c) 1/26/1954 29 Right hand Right arm medium Allan Border 7/27/1955 27 Left hand Left arm orthodox spin Trevor Chappell 10/12/1952 30 Right hand Right arm medium Tom Hogan 9/23/1956 26 Right-hand Slow left-arm orthodox Rodney Hogg 3/5/1951 32 Right hand Right hand fast David Hookes 5/3/1955 28 Left-handed – Geoff Lawson 12/7/1957 25 Right-hand Right-arm fast Dennis Lillee 7/18/1949 33 Right-hand Right-arm fast Ken MacLeay 4/2/1959 24 Right-hand Right-arm medium Rod Marsh (wk) 11/4/1947 35 Left-handed Wicket-keeper Jeff Thomson 8/16/1950 32 Right-handed Right arm fast Kepler Wessels 9/14/1957 25 Left-handed Right arm off break Graeme Wood 11/6/1956 26 Left-handed Right arm medium Graham Yallop 10/7/1952 30 Left hand Left-arm medium England Captain: Bob Willis
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Bob Willis (c) 5/30/1949 34 Right hand Right arm fast Paul Allott 9/14/1956 26 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Ian Botham 11/24/1955 27 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Norman Cowans 4/17/1961 22 Right-hand Right-arm fast Graham Dilley 5/18/1959 24 Left-handed Right-arm fast Graeme Fowler 4/20/1957 26 Left-handed Right-arm medium Mike Gatting 6/6/1957 26 Right hand Right arm medium Ian Gould (wk) 8/19/1957 25 Left hand Wicket-keeper David Gower (vc) 4/1/1957 26 Left hand Right arm off-break Trevor Jesty 6/2/1948 35 Right-hand Right-arm medium Allan Lamb 6/20/1954 29 Right-hand Right-arm medium Vic Marks 6/25/1955 28 Right-handed Right-arm off break Derek Randall 2/24/1951 32 Right hand Right arm medium Chris Tavaré 10/27/1954 28 Right-hand Right arm off break New Zealand Captain: Geoff Howarth
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Geoff Howarth (c) 3/29/1951 32 Right hand Right arm offbreak John Bracewell 4/15/1958 25 Right-handed Right arm off break Lance Cairns 10/10/1949 33 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Ewen Chatfield 7/3/1950 33 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Jeremy Coney 6/21/1952 31 Right hand Right arm medium Jeff Crowe 9/14/1958 24 Right-handed Right arm, medium pace Martin Crowe 9/22/1962 20 Right-hand Right-arm medium Bruce Edgar 11/23/1956 26 Left hand Wicket-keeper Richard Hadlee 7/3/1951 32 Left hand Right arm fast Warren Lees (wk) 3/19/1952 31 Right hand Wicket-keeper Ian Smith (wk) 2/28/1957 26 Right-handed Wicket-keeper Martin Snedden 11/23/1958 24 Left-hand Right-arm medium-fast Glenn Turner 5/26/1947 36 Right hand Right arm offbreak John Wright 7/5/1954 28 Left hand Right arm medium Pakistan Captain: Imran Khan
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Imran Khan (c) 11/25/1952 30 Right hand Right arm fast Abdul Qadir 9/15/1955 27 Right-hand Right-arm leg spin Ijaz Faqih 3/24/1956 27 Right-hand Right-arm offbreak Mansoor Akhtar 9/6/1962 20 Right-hand Right-arm offspin Mohsin Khan 3/15/1955 28 Right-hand Right-arm medium pace Mudassar Nazar 4/6/1956 27 Right hand Right arm medium Rashid Khan 12/15/1959 23 Right-hand Right-arm fast-medium Sarfraz Nawaz 12/1/1948 34 Right hand Right arm fast-medium Shahid Mahboob 8/25/1962 20 Right-hand Right-arm fast-medium Tahir Naqqash 6/6/1959 24 Right-hand Right-arm fast-medium Wasim Bari (wk) 3/23/1948 35 Right hand Wicket-keeper Wasim Raja 7/3/1952 30 Left hand Right arm legbreak Zaheer Abbas 7/24/1947 35 Right hand Right arm offbreak Javed Miandad 6/12/1957 26 Right hand Right arm legbreak Sri Lanka Captain: Duleep Mendis
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Duleep Mendis (c) 8/25/1952 30 Right hand – Guy de Alwis (wk) 2/15/1959 24 Right-hand Wicket-keeper Ashantha de Mel 5/9/1959 24 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast Somachandra de Silva 6/11/1942 41 Right hand Right arm legbreak Roy Dias 10/18/1952 30 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Vinothen John 5/27/1960 23 Right-hand Right-arm medium-fast Brendon Kuruppu 1/5/1962 21 Right-handed Wicket-keeper Ranjan Madugalle 4/22/1959 24 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Arjuna Ranatunga 12/1/1963 19 Left-hand Right-arm medium Rumesh Ratnayake 1/2/1964 19 Right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium Athula Samarasekera 8/5/1961 21 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium Sidath Wettimuny 8/12/1956 26 Right hand Right-arm medium Susil Fernando 12/19/1955 27 Right hand - Granville de Silva 3/12/1955 28 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium Zimbabwe Captain: Duncan Fletcher
Player Date of Birth Age Batting Style Bowling Style Duncan Fletcher (c) 9/27/1948 34 Left-hand Right arm fast-medium Robin Brown 3/11/1951 32 Right-hand Right-arm medium Iain Butchart 5/9/1960 23 Right-hand Right-arm medium Kevin Curran 9/7/1959 23 Right-handed Right-arm fast medium Jack Heron 11/8/1948 34 Right-hand Right-arm medium Graeme Hick 5/23/1966 17 Right hand Right arm off break Vince Hogg 7/3/1952 30 Right-hand Right-arm medium-fast David Houghton (wk) 6/23/1957 26 Right-hand Right-arm off break Grant Paterson 6/9/1960 23 Right-hand Right-arm off-spin Gerald Peckover 6/2/1955 28 Right-handed – Andrew Pycroft 6/6/1956 27 Right-hand Right-arm offbreak Peter Rawson 5/25/1957 26 Right-hand Right-arm medium-fast Ali Shah 8/7/1959 23 Left-hand Right arm medium John Traicos 5/17/1947 36 Right-hand Right arm off-spin
1983 Cricket World Cup was the 3rd edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament. It was scheduled from 9 to 25 June 1983 in England and Wales. Eight countries participated in this event. The 1983 World Cup was full of ups and downs throughout the tournament.
Against all the odds facing the Mighty West Indies in the finals, Kapil Dev's team India won their first world cup. The 1983 World Cup teams were divided into two groups for league stages where each country faced each other twice.
The top two teams in each group qualified for the
1983 World Cup semi-finals. The matches consisted of 60 overs per innings and were played in traditional white clothing and with red balls. They were all scheduled to be played at day. FAQs Q. How many teams were in 1983 World Cup?
A. 8 teams participated in the 1983 cricket World Cup.
Q. Which teams reached the 1983 World Cup semi finals?
A. England, West Indies, India and Pakistan qualified for the semi finals of the 1983 world cup.
Q. Which teams played the 1983 World Cup final?
A. West Indies and Indian Cricket Team were the teams that qualified for the
1983 World Cup finals where India defeated West Indies to win their maiden World Cup.