1983 English cricket season

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1983 English cricket season

The 1983 English cricket season was the scene for the third Prudential World Cup which was won by India. It also saw New Zealand tour for a four test series which included the first New Zealand win in England.[1] [2]

On the domestic front Essex won the Schweppes County Championship.[3] Yorkshire won their first major trophy since 1969 after winning the Sunday League and in the Minor Counties cricket, the MCCA Knockout Trophy was inaugurated.


World Cup[edit]

Test series[edit]

New Zealand played 4 tests against England following the World Cup. Although they were heavily beaten in 3 of these, they won the second test at Headingly. This was New Zealand's first test victory in England after 29 attempts. It was New Zealand's first away test win in over 13 years.

County Championship[edit]

NatWest Trophy[edit]

Main article: 1983 NatWest Trophy

Benson & Hedges Cup[edit]

Sunday League[edit]


  1. ^ "India stun the world". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand in England, 1983". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  3. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 

External sources[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]