Indian Sports History – 18 June

On 18 June 1983 – Kapil Dev scored unbeaten 175 off 138 balls against Zimbabwe in a World Cup league match at Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells.

He was also involved in an unbeaten 126 runs partnership for the 9th wicket with Syed Kirmani (22 runs), which remained a world record for almost 27 years.

His innings figures in the Top 10 ODI Batting Performances compiled by Wisden in February 2002 at No. 4.