Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj known by his name, Kapil Dev, and also by (The Haryana Hurricane) was a Former Cricket Player. He has been proactive in his views and performances of Team India. Currently, Kapil Dev is an Indian Cricket Coach, and Commentator, also best known for Cricket World Cup in 1983.
Kapil Dev is a Right Arm Fast Bowler and a right-handed batsman. He is best known for his deadly out-inswinging Yorker during the 1980s, aggressive batting, and for the leading Team India to the World Cup Victory in 1983. For more about Kapil Dev Wiki, Biography, Career, Awards, and more see the below article.
Kapil Dev Biography
|Full Name||Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj|
|Name||Kapil Dev, Haryana Hurricane, KD|
|Date Of Birth||6th January 1959|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer, Commentator, Businessman|
|Jersey Number||At that time, No. jersey Number culture was there|
|Domestic/ State Team||Haryana
|Present Residence Address||A sprawling house at Sundar house, Delhi|
|Debut in ODI||1st October 1978 vs Pakistan at Quetta
17th October 1994 vs West Indies at Faridabad
|Debut in TEST||16-21st October 1978 vs Pakistan at Faisalabad
19-23rs March 1994 vs New Zealand at Hamilton
Kapil Dev Career
Kapil Dev made his debut in 1978 at 19 years of age. His Cricket Debut in the test was unfortunately an impressive one. In his career, he scored an impressive 33-Ball Half Century in the third Test Match of the series in 1978 in his career.
In Test Cricket, he scored a century in just 124 balls against West Indies at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. On his first England tour, Kapil Dev took his 1st five-wicket haul.
Kapil Dev proved himself as an important member of the Indian cricket team. In a home series in 1979, when he took 5-wicket hauls against Australia.
In 1979-80, Kapil gained a lot of fame in a 6 test home series against Pakistan (PAK). In the same Series, He led India to victory twice. First by playing a knock of 69 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Other with his intimidating bowling by taking 10 wickets at Chepauk, Chennai.
- For the country, Kapil has played 131 Tests. With the highest score of 163, Kapil has scored 5248 runs at an average of 31.05.
- Kapil is still the highest fast bowling wicket-taker in test cricket for India. In a test match, with the best bowling figures of 146/11. There he picked up 434 wickets at an average of 29.65.
- He has played 225 matches in the ODI format for India.
- He slammed 3783 runs at an average of 23.79 with the highest score of 175.
- Kapil Picked up 273 wickets at an average of 27.45, with the best bowling figures of 5/43.
Kapil Dev Batting Career Summary
Kapil Dev Bowling Career Summary
Kapil Dev Career Information
|Test Debut||vs Pakistan at Iqbal Stadium, Oct 16, 1978|
|Last Test||vs New Zealand at Seddon Park, Mar 19, 1994|
|ODI Debut||vs Pakistan at Ayub National Stadium, Oct 01, 1978|
|Last ODI||vs West Indies at Nahar Singh Stadium, Oct 17, 1994|
|National Side||India (1978-1994)|
|Bowling||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|Shot||Hook & Drive|
|Ball||Out Swing & In Swing Yorker|
|Favorite Batsman||Ian Botham/ Don Bradman|
|Favorite Bowler||Imran Khan/ Richard Hadlee|
Kapil Dev Biography, Family, Net Worth, Controversy, Awards, and More
Kapil Dev was born on 06th January 1959 in Chandigarh, India. Father name is Ram Lal Nikhanj, Mother Name is Raj Kumari Lajwanti. Apart from this, he has two brothers named Ramesh, and Bhushan, along with 4 sisters Naresh, Manju, Neeru, and Pinky Gill. He is married to Romi Bhatia, an entrepreneur. In 1980 both were blessed with a daughter named Amiya Dev.
|Father Name||Late Ram Lal Nikhanj|
|Mother Name||Late Raj Kumari Lajwanti|
|Brothers||Ramesh, Bhushan, Naresh|
|Sisters||Manju, Neeru, and Pinky Gill|
|Marriage Date||Year 1980|
|Wife Name||Romi Bhatia (Enterpreneur)|
|Daughter Name||Amiya Dev|
|School Name||DAV Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh|
|Coach/ Mentor||Desh Prem Azad|
Kapil Dev Achievements and Awards
In the year 2002, Kapil Dev was awarded an Indian Cricketer of the Country by Wisden. He was also honored with Padma Bhushan and Arjuns Award by Indian Govt.
Kapil Dev Net Worth
Kapil Dev is a commentator for Some International Series/ Tournaments. He is involved in various brand endorsements as well. The legendary cricketer has a monthly salary of around 1 crore, and his net worth is 200 Crores.
Kapil Dev Controversies
In the year 1999, Former BCCI President, Bindra alleged the match-fixing allegation. Kapil Dev had offered money to Manoj Prabhakar to underperform during the India tour to Sri Lanka. After then Kapil Dev had to resign as the coach of the Indian National Cricket Team.
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