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Kapil Dev Biography
Captain Kapil Dev, the cricket legend and winner of India's 1983 World Cup title, has been the best player of Indian cricket. Kapil Dev is considered as the best cricketer in India, he was a great all-rounder. To date, India has not got an all-rounder like Kapil Dev. In 2002, Wisden selected Kapil Dev as the greatest cricketer of Indian cricket. At present, he is a cricket expert and entertains millions of spectators by his voice in the commentary.

Full Name - Kapil Dev Ram Lal Nikhanj
Birth - January 6, 1959, Chandigarh, Punjab
Father - Ramlal Nikhanj
Mother - Rajkumari Nikhanj
Mode of play - right hand
Way of bowling - right hand
Marriage - with Romi Bhatia in 1980
Children - A daughter Amiya Dev
ODI cricket - a century, 14 half-centuries and 253 wickets, highest score - 175 runs and 225 ODIs.
Test match - played 131 Test matches, 8 centuries and 27 half-centuries, highest score -63 runs, 434 test wickets, 23 times 5 wickets, 2 times 10 wickets.

Kapil Dev Biography

Kapil Dev's cricket - career:

Kapil Dev started his cricket in Haryana in 1975, playing domestic cricket. Kapil Dev got the right to bat and bowl. Kapil Dev is a great all-rounder. Kapil started his cricket career playing Ranji Trophy in 1975-76. In 1978, their selection was done to take Pakistan tour to India, but they could not do anything special on this tour.

Afterwards, he made his Test debut for the first Test since five Test matches. At that time, Kapil became the first Indian player to score a century at an early age. Kapil also has his own world-wide passion with his fierce gesture. There was a time when Kapil's record of 434 Test wickets lasted for many years. Kapil Dev first broke the record of Sir Richard Hadlee's most Test wickets.

Kapil Dev had played 126 runs inning in Delhi at the age of 20, in 1983, Kapil Dev had made a sensation in the cricket world by winning the World Cup. In 1983 Kapil Dev took 9 wickets for 83 runs in his best bowling career. Kapil Dev played 132 Test matches in his life, including 5248 runs and 8 centuries and 434 wickets. Not only this, Kapil Dev has also caught 64 catches.

In 2002 Kapil Dev was elected to the world's biggest player. Kapil Dev's most memorable cricket innings played 175 runs against Zimbabwe during the 1983 World Cup. Kapil Dev has scored one hundred in Test cricket and 8 hundreds in Test matches.

Kapil Dev Biography

Kapil Dev after retirement from cricket:

Kapil Dev
started his cricket since 1975 and retired from cricket in 1992. During 1999, Kapil Dev worked for the post of Indian Cricket coach for 10 months. Kapil Dev has done many social functions besides cricket. In 2005, Kapil Dev established a social organization named "Happiness".

Currently Kapil Dev is the President of this organization and the Indian Government has also given Kapil Dev the title of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army. Currently Kapil Dev is associated with Cricket Expert and Cricket Commentator Cricket.

Kapil Dev's prize:

Arjuna Award, Padmashree, Wisden Cricketer of the Year, Indian Cricket of the Century