Kapil Dev: Balvinder Singh Sandhu’s wicket of Gordon Greenidge my best moment in 1983 World Cup

Delhi: Oct 18, 2014

Kapil Dev, the former India captain, picked Balvinder Singh Sandhu’s wicket of Gordon Greenidge in the 1983 World Cup final as his best moment in the big event. Kapil led India to victory in the 1983 World Cup, where they beat the West Indies in the final at Lord’s. Sandhu picked the first wicket of Greenidge off an in-swinger to set the ball rolling.

“Gordon Greenidge’s wicket of Balwinder Sandhu. We needed a good start, and Sandhu gave us that start,” said Kapil at an event organised by Aaj Tak-Headlines Today.

India were bowled out for 183 by the mighty West Indies attack. But, in the run-chase, India put pressure on West Indies and won the game. Sandhu’s inswinger was one of the biggest highlights.