20th Match, Tunbridge Wells, Jun 18 1983, Prudential World Cup
(57/60 ov, target 267)235
India won by 31 runs
player of the match
• John Ward

Kapil Dev spares India's blushes

John Ward reports on Kapil Dev;s amazing 175 not out which rescued India from humiliation at Tunbridge Wells

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Scorecard summary
India266/8(60 overs)
Kapil Dev*175 (138)
Peter Rawson3/47(12)
Kevin Curran3/65(12)
Zimbabwe235/10(57 overs)
Kevin Curran73 (93)
Robin Brown35 (66)
Madan Lal3/42(11)
Roger Binny2/45(11)
Match details
Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesPrudential World Cup
Player Of The Match
Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev
Match numberODI no. 216
Match daysday(60-over match)
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Barrie Meyer
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Mervyn Kitchen
PointsIndia 4, Zimbabwe 0