It began with Yuvraj wishing India’s 1983 World Cup-winning staff on the anniversary of the historic second. On at the present time, 37 years in the past, India shocked West Indies by 43 runs on the iconic Lord’s to win their first-ever World Cup.
His publish learn: “A second of nationwide pleasure, our seniors lifted the 1983 Cricket World Cup on at the present time. Congratulations to each member of the 1983 staff. You set the benchmark for us to attain the identical in 2011. Sit up for India turning into a world champion in all sports activities.”
Shastri took be aware of the message and wrote: “Thanks, junior! You may tag me and Kaps additionally. #therealkapildev.”
Thanks, Junior! You may tag me and Kaps additionally – @therealkapildev https://t.co/EZqRbzYTT7
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) 1593073035000
Yuvraj replied straightaway and wrote: “Hahahaha senior. You’re a legend on and off the sphere. Kapil Paaji was a distinct league altogether.”
Not solely Yuvraj however Kapil’s efforts within the World Cup was additionally lauded by former teammate Dilip Vengsarkar, who performed a vital function in India’s victory in England.
Kapil scored 303 runs at a median of 60.60 together with the epochal 175 not out towards Zimbabwe, considered one of many best ODI innings of all time, and in addition scalped 12 wickets throughout the course of the event.
“We defied all odds to win towards the mighty West Indies. Kapil was sensible all through the event,” Vengsarkar informed IANS on Thursday.