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Summer of 83: An identity for some even after 36 years


A file photo of India’s 1983 World Cup winning squad.

Manchester: They remember most of the things, may forget a few just like senior citizens tend to but then comes June 25 and they are all back in that Lord’s balcony.

They are ‘Kapil’s Devils’, who brought a nation to a standstill on a Saturday night, which remained young forever. Thirty six summers have gone by and Kapil Dev’s toothy grin with the Prudential Cup remains the most defining moment in Indian cricket.

It refuses to fade away. On TV, one gets to watch it every ...


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