The 24-year-old Kapil Dev LED the Indian team in the 1983 World Cup. A lot of people did not have any expectations that India would bag the cup. They created history after being undermined in the whole series. The Indian team was against two-time winners West Indies.
Now the players have admitted that they had a very casual attitude in the 1983 World Cup. Seven players from the team accepted that they thought that the trip was more of a vacation then of a series. There are a lot of differences in the 1983 World Cup and 2019 World Cup a lot of things have changed since then. Now the players are being paid in crores, see how much did the Indian team get paid in the 1983 World Cup.
The Indian team was paid 200 rupees allowance for a day for three days Rupees 1500 par much
Makarand Waigankar, a renowned journalist, recently shared the picture of the team sheet and their salaries.
In contrast to that India and Australia who lost the semi-finals respectively against New Zealand and England, they received approximately 5.5 crores each. Also received $40,000 for each win In the group stage matches played.