The ICC Cricket World Cup is just a fortnight away and the fever soars with each passing day. Virat Kohli and men are all set for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which starts on May 30, 2019, in England and Wales. The first match will be held between England and South Africa at The Oval. More than a month ago, the BCCI unveiled the jersey for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The special feature of the jersey is that it has the dates of India's past World Cup triumphs behind the back collar.
India so far has won the ODI World Cups in 1983 and 2011, and the T20 World Cup win in 2007. With this, Virat Kohli and men would want to repeat their feat that MS Dhoni and men had the previous World Cup winning captains. The mega-event will witness the participation of 10 teams in the mega event. For now, let us have a look at the jersey that the Indian team has had over the years. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule in PDF: Ticket Prices, Dates, Venue Details & Timetable Available for Download Online.
World Cup 1975-1987
Three World Cups had been played fro, 1975 to 1987. Kapil Dev and men won the 1983 World Cup and they donned a white jersey for all the three mega-events. While posing for the official photographs, the Indian team donned a black blazer with the logo of the Indian team. White happened to the official colour for all the teams participating in the World Cup.
World Cup 1992
Indian jersey for 1992 (Photo Credits: Yahoo)
Now, most of the people of generation the jersey donned by Mohammed Azharuddin was the coolest one. The Indian team donned a navy blue jersey and the design was consistent for all the teams. The jersey had the names of the teams inscribed on the front and the logo of the respective teams. It also had the logo of the ICC Cricket World Cup.
World Cup 1996
World Cup jersey for 1996 (Photo Credits: Yahoo)
The team wore a lighter shade of a jersey in the mega event which was held in the sub-continent for the first time. The collars of the jersey were yellow and there were rainbow coloured arrows running across the chest and down the sleeves.
World Cup 1999
Indian cricket team poses for an official photograph (Photo Credits: Yahoo)
The jersey worn by the Indian team in this World Cup was far more vibrant. Along with the yellow collards, it had fish tails running diagonally with black borders. The mega event was held in England.
World Cup 2003
Indian team in South Africa (Photo Credits: Yahoo)
This was one of the most successful outings that the Indians had after 1983 as the team went on to reach the finals of the World Cup in Africa. Sourav Ganguly and men were seen wearing a slightly darker shade of blue as compared to the previous editions. The colour yellow was removed completely and had the patches of tri-colour on the front. The outfit also had black patches on the shoulders and sides.
World Cup 2007
Sourav Ganguly during World Cup 2007 (Photo Credits: Getty)
Rahul Dravid and men had travelled to West Indies for the mega event. The team had been sent home from the league stage itself. The team was seen wearing a very light shade of blue jersey with Tri-color on the right side. It also had India sewn in yellow in the middle.
World Cup 2011
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Virat Kholi (R) and Suresh Raina (Photo Credits: Getty Images)
Now, this was the most memorable outing for the Indian team as MS Dhoni and men lifted the coveted trophy after 28 years. This time, the colour of the jersey was darker and India was written in orange.
World Cup 2015
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 15, 2015
The jersey donned by the Indian team in the World Cup 2015 was made by recycled bottles. The design was simple but had darker patterns. The shade of blue was quite similar to the one used in the previous edition The only difference was the team name in orange had white borders.
World Cup 2019:
Presenting #TeamIndia's new jersey
The new kits have arrived! As the Men in Blue put on the revamped jerseys for the first time, we take you behind the scenes to know what’s changed - by @28anand
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 2, 2019
Not very long ago did the BCCI unveil the jersey for the upcoming mega event. As mentioned above the jersey this time for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, has dates of the of India's past World Cup triumphs behind the back collar.