Kabir Khan on ’83: Some fun facts about the 1983 World Cup

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Kabir Khan also told some fun facts about the 1983 World Cup. He said that India did not go to a single match in the history of the World Cup before 1983.

Kabir Khan is currently in discussion with his film ’83’. He is making this film on the Indian team that won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in the year 1983. A lot of buzz has been created before the release of these films. Ranveer Singh starrer The film has shown the story behind the World Cup. Meanwhile, Kabir Khan gave an incorrect fact while talking about this film in an interview. 

Kabir Khan also told some fun facts about the 1983 World Cup. He said that in the history of World Cup before 1983, India had not won a single match. On this, a Twitter user called Kabir Khan wrong. The user said that Team India had defeated East Africa at the 1975 World Cup before 1983. In that match Farooq Engineer was also given the Man of the Match.

Information about this World Cup match of the year 1975 is also available on espncricinfo.com. The complete scoreboard is given on this website. According to the website, East Africa and India’s beat matches were played on 11 June 1975 in Leeds. Batting first, East Africa scored a total of 120 runs. After this, the Indian team achieved this goal without losing wickets. For India, Sunil Gavaskar had scored an unbeaten 65, while Farooq had scored 54 runs. 


Posters are in discussion

Several posters of Kabir Khan’s film ’83’ have been released. One by one the characters who were included in the World Cup team are being introduced. People liked the poster of Ranveer Singh with Natraj shots. After this, posters of the characters of Sunil Gavaskar, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Mohinder Amarnath, and Yashpal Sharma have been released. The film will be released on 10 April this year. 

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