Rising confidence and promise of glory

Print edition : September 01, 2017

It is celebration time for India as Mohinder Amarnath claims the last West Indian wicket of Michael Holding to seal victory in the final of the Prudential World Cup. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

June 25, 1983: Kapil Dev lifts the cricket World Cup after India beat the West Indies at Lord's in the final. Photo: GETTY IMAGES/ADRIAN MURRELL

K.D. Jadhav (right) on the podium to receive his bronze medal for the 57kg freestyle bantamweight wrestling category at the 1952 Olympics. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

India’s probability of victory has increased since the start of this century and we are likely in the midst of an exciting period for sports in the country.
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