To celebrate India’s glorious World Cup win on June 25, 1983, Paymentz launch The 1983 World Cup Opus exactly 39 years later.
The limited edition coffee table book features anecdotes from the World Cup-winning team, defining moments from the 1983 campaign, their personal and professional journeys as well as untold stories from on and off the field.
Only 1983 copies of the book will be available.
Celebrating the book’s release were Captain Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath (Man of the Match in both the semi-final against England and the final against the West Indies), Kirti Azad, Roger Binny, Syed Kirmani, S Madan Lal, Sandeep Patil, Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Sunil Valson, Dilip Vengsarkar and team manager P R Man Singh.
Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri were present at the event, virtually.
The launch was followed by a discussion with the 1983 Legends, moderated by cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle.
Glimpses of the event shot by Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com:
And here are videos from the book launch, shot by Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com:
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
Videos: Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com
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