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Sunil Gavaskar snubs Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, hails Kapil Dev as the greatest ever match-winner for India

Sunil Gavaskar snubs Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, hails Kapil Dev as the greatest ever match-winner for India

Kapil led India to it's first ever World Cup title in 1983. The victory at Lord's against West Indies still remains one of the greatest sporting moments for the country.

Is this the greatest moment in Indian sports — WATCH

Is this the greatest moment in Indian sports — WATCH

It was the spark that a country in transition needed, to fulfill its potential, in every aspect of life.

Guess who? THIS Bollywood actor might play Kapil Dev on the silver screen

Guess who? THIS Bollywood actor might play Kapil Dev on the silver screen

Attention cricket lovers, a flick is reportedly being planned on the life of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev and Bollywood heartthrob Arjun Kapoor is likely to play its lead character. Yes, you read that right. The 31-year-old actor might be flaunting his cricketing moves on the silver screen soon.

WATCH: On this day in 1983, Kapil Dev's India were crowned world champion

WATCH: On this day in 1983, Kapil Dev's India were crowned world champion

Here is that moment from 1983 that continues to give us goose bumps.

Wanted to have World Cup trophy in my hand: Sachin Tendulkar

Wanted to have World Cup trophy in my hand: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin was ten years old when Kapil Dev's Devils shocked hugely favourite West Indies to lift possibly India's first major sports trophy at the Lord's on June 25, 1983.

Kapil Dev under IT radar for buying company for heavily deflated price: Report

Kapil Dev under IT radar for buying company for heavily deflated price: Report

The report claimed that Kapil, along with other share holders, have bought the company for less than Rs 6 crore when the actual cost was Rs 32 crore.

Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup

Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup

In what is believed to be one of the greatest upsets in the history of world cricket, Kapil Dev-led India defeated the mighty West Indies to win their first World Cup title on this day, 32 years ago.

Biggest disappointment was losing 1983 World Cup: Joel Garner

Biggest disappointment was losing 1983 World Cup: Joel Garner

Former West Indies fast bowler Joel Garner said that the biggest disappointment of his cricketing career was to lose the 1983 World Cup final against India at Lord's.

Senior sports scribe Chandrasekhar P Sant no more

Veteran sports scribe and president of the Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai, Chandrasekhar P Sant, passed away around noon at his residence here on Thursday following a massive heart attack.

Elton Chigumbura guides Zimbabwe to remarkable win over Australia

Elton Chigumbura guides Zimbabwe to remarkable win over Australia

Elton Chigumbura hit an unbeaten half-century as Zimbabwe pulled off a shock three wicket win over Australia in a one-day triangular series match on Sunday.

Foreign techies for film on 1983 World Cup: Director

`Lahore` fame filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan is now busy scripting a film based on India`s 1983 cricket World Cup triumph and says he will collaborate with foreign technicians for the saga.

Will film on 1983 World Cup feature Kapil, Gavaskar?

Mumbai: A movie on India`s victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup may be incomplete without at least one of the members who made the win a reality -- but filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh says it`s too early to comment on whether Kapil Dev or Sunil Gavaskar will be part of it.

Kirti Azad detained, questioned at London’s Heathrow airport

BJP MP and former cricketer who was a member of the 1983 World Cup winning squad, Kirti Azad, was on Saturday allegedly detained at the Heathrow Airport in London for two hours before being allowed to board a Delhi-bound flight.

30 years of 1983 World Cup win: How India turned it around...

Considered unworthy of participating in the World Cup by a noted Wisden journalist, India had done the unexpected and created history.

IPL 2012: Ravi Shastri takes dig at Kirti Azad

Former India captain Ravi Shastri on Wednesday took a dig at his World Cup-winning teammate Kirti Azad whose name has been removed from the BCCI`s list of one-time payment beneficiaries apparently for questioning the lack of accountability and transparency in the IPL.

I have grown up admiring Kapil Dev: Kevin O`Brien

Born almost a year after the Indian cricket team lifted the 1983 World Cup, Ireland allrounder Kevin O`Brien said it was Kapil Dev whom he had always looked up to as a budding cricketer.

1983 triumph changed course of Indian cricket: Tendulkar

The epochal triumph of the Kapil Dev-led Indian team in the 1983 cricket World Cup changed the course of game in the country forever and is perhaps the greatest-ever feat in its history, says senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar.

Sandhu tipped Patil on facing Marshall in `83 WC

It was Balwinder Sandhu`s reassuring words that helped Sandeep Patil become more confident about the prospect of facing dreaded late West Indian quick Malcolm Marshall on the cricket pitch during India`s triumphant World Cup campaign in 1983, according to a soon-to-be-launched book.