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World Cup 1981-82

The last time the tournament was held on grass, and the first time on a cricket ground.

india Updated: Sep 05, 2006 20:52 IST

Fifth World Cup: Dec 29, 1981-Jan 12, 1982

Place: Mumbai

Teams: 12

The last time the tournament was held on grass, and the first time on a cricket ground.

Pakistan won their third World Cup and kicked off their campaign in style to achieve their second triple slam — regional, World and Olympic champions. They won the 1982 Asiad (Delhi) and the 1984 Olympics (Los Angeles). They are the only team to achieve this — twice.