Numerology is any belief in the divine, mystical relationship between a number and one or more coinciding events. But what has numerology to do with India cricket team? There are some instances in the past which will surely make you feel so.
Starting from 2000 the three captains ( Sourav Ganguly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli) out the five captains (other two Anil kumble and Rahul dravid) share something in common. The three became the captain of the Indian cricket team after scoring 183 runs as their highest individual score in one day internationals.
Sourav Ganguly scored 183 of 158 balls against Sri Lanka on 26th of May 1999 on the County Ground, Taunton in the 1999 world cup and went on becoming the captain of the ODI team in 2000 and eventually the captain in all the formats
Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 183 of 145 balls against Sri Lanka on 31st Oct 2005 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in the bilateral series of 2005 and went on becoming the captain of the team in 2007 and eventually the captain in all the formats.
Virat Kohli scored 183 of 148 balls against Pakistan on 18th March 2012 at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur Dhaka in the Asia Cup of 2012 and went on becoming the captain of the team in 2014. Virat is currently the captain of the test team is the considered the future captain in all the formats after MS Dhoni.
And out the three times the Indian team made it to the ODI world Cup finals (50 overs and 60 overs both) India was captained by two captains with the highest individual score of 183 (2003- Sourav Ganguly and 2011- Mahendra Singh Dhoni) and India team scored 183 in famous world cup finals of 1983 where it defeated the then defending champions West Indies.
Surely one can say numerology does exist in the Indian Cricket team.