Cricket World Cup '92: Beating Pakistan was the best memory says Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev also relished the change from white clothings to colour ones in 1992. Then Pakistan skipper Imran Khan said that despite early setbacks, he had full faith in his squad while England's skipper at the time, Graham Gooch, believes than they were the form side until the final.

updated: July 31, 2013 19:15 IST
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Melbourne: Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev on Wednesday said that victory over eventual champions Pakistan in the league stages of the 1992 World Cup was the most cherished moment for him in the quadrennial event Down Under. (Related read: 'Team India has the self-belief to retain World Cup title')

"India didn't play particularly well but if you ask me I would say my best memory is we beat eventual winner Pakistan in a league match. It's not a positive memory for me, but to say we beat the team which held the trophy makes me feel better," said Kapil, who was part of the Indian side that beat Pakistan by 43 runs.

India finished a lowly seventh out of nine sides in the 1992 edition which was jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

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