Who get man of the Match Award in the 1983 cricket wrold cup?
Mohinder Amarnath is known for his legendary performance in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. He was awarded "Man of the Match" in the finals as well as the semi-finals, having led India to their first ever one-day international title.
In the semi-finals against England his accurate seam bowling fetched him the top-order wickets of David Gower and Mike Gatting. He gave away only 27 runs in his 12 overs, for an average of 2.25 an over, the lowest among all Indian bowlers. Returning to bat, he scored 46 runs to give India a solid start. He was named the Man of the Match.
In the finals India batted first against the West Indies which arguably boasted the world's best bowling attack. The team did not fare well, with the entire team being dismissed for a low score of 183 in 54.4 overs, well short of the allotted 60 overs. Amarnath's calm and composed batting against West Indian fast bowling gave the Indian innings some much needed stability, last ...more