Kapil Dev, His Brief History:
Kapil Dev is the great former Indian Cricketer and considered one among the best all-rounder of the world. He also considered one of the great legendaries of Indian Cricketers. Wisden book named him one of the great cricketers of the world. He is the first cricket captain who brought the World cup to India in 1983. He showed great captaincy and hilarious attack on Zimbabwe with 175 runs.
Kapil Dev Personal Life:
Kapil Dev born on 12 January 1959. His father Ram Lal Nikhanj and mother Lajwanti. He has seven siblings in the family. His forefather migrated from a village in Pakistan during Partition of India after Independence and settled in Chandigarh. His father Lal Nikhanj started building and timber business in Chandigarh. Kapil Dev was a student at D.A.V. College and started playing cricket there. He introduced with Romi Bhatia through a mutual friend in 1979 and in sequence years he married Romi in 1980. They have a daughter Amiya Dev who born in 1996.
Kapil was a right-arm pace bowler noted for his swish action and potent outswinger and was India’s main strike bowler throughout most of his career. He conjointly developed a fine inswinging Yorker throughout the Nineteen Eighties that he used terribly effectively against tail-enders. With his bowling efficiency and batting influence, he saved his team many times and brought victories to his Indian team with a single hand. Therefore all the fans and the teammates called him as ‘Haryana Hurricane’.
Early Days of Kapil Dev carrier:
Kapil Dev started his career as a cricketer in 1975. In the first match against Ranji team he showed good performance in bowling and took 6 wickets and taste his team victory and also made sixty-three runs in the same match. However, Kapil finished the season with solely twelve wickets in three matches.
In the 1976-77 seasons, he started as the opener batsman against Jammu and he had a match haul of 8/36 to win the match for his team. Like his stand able performance he became very famous in national wide cricket matches and got the berth in Indian Cricket Team to play international matches.
Kapil Dev’s International Career:
Kapil Dev played his first debut match with Pakistan in 1978 in Lahore. In the first match, he showed a good performance with his bouncy bowling. Kapil Dev conjointly captured his maiden wicket of Sadiq Muhammad along with his trademark out swinger Kapil Dev showcased his all-rounder talent once he scored India’s quickest check period of time off thirty-three balls and a pair of sixes in every of the innings throughout the third match game at Karachi. he scored his maiden century (126) at Feroz sovereign Kotla, Delhi. Kapil Dev picked up his 1st 5-wicket haul against England. Like this entire, his career continued with a tremendous performance against any country in the world cricket. He became a very famous all-rounder in the world and everyone loved him in India with his courageous performance in the field.
Kapil Dev Records in International Career:
• In early 1994, he became the most wicket-taker in the world, breaking the record of Sir Richard Hadlee. Later Courtney Walsh broken the Kapil’s record.
• Kapil is still one of the great all-rounders in the world who take 5000 runs in tests and more than four hundred wickets in test cricket career.
• In 1988, Kapil turned as the best wicket-taker in ODI cricket. At the end of his one-day, cricket career was ended by taking 253 one day wickets. The record was also broken by Wasim Akram in 1994.