Wednesday, November 30, 2011

ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 and 2011 - What a coincidence...

Every one in this world know that India won the ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 as well as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. But there is one thing common between this to years that you would have not noticed. You may call it anything... But I just call it as an coincidence!

The common thing is... If you look at the calenders of 1983 and 2011...



They are same.. and the Winner of ICC Cricket World Cup are also same too...


And here are some more Common thing between ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 and 2011... 

* Both the years World Cup was inaugurated on Thursday (09.06.1983 & 17.02.2011).

* Both the years finals played on Saturday.

* Both the years India was in Group B.

* Both the years India was on second place in the group table after the league matches.

* Both the years India won 4 out of their 6 league matches.

* Both the years in the last league match India won the toss elected to bat and bowled out and India won that match.

* Both the years India played their last league match on 20th (20.06.83 & 20.03.11).

* Both the years India played against Australia before Semifinals.

* Both the years India played their semifinal on Wednesday (22.06.83 & 30.03.11).

* Both the years the opposition finalist won their last match before Semifinals by 10 wickets (West Indies against Zimbabwe & Sri Lanka against England).