Winner Kapil Dev:- When it comes to cricket, the name Kapil Dev is remember first. This is former Indian cricket. Kapil Dev was born on 6 January 1959 in India (Chandigarh). Kapil Dev also worked as the national coach of India from 1999 to 2000. He has achieved high and respectable status in cricket with his skills. Kapil Dev’s father’s name was Ramlal Nikhanj. His mother’s name is Princess Lajwanti. Kapil Dev was a brother and sister together. Out of which his interest was most in cricket. He did his education from DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh. Kapil Dev’s Caste is Jat. Kapil Dev’s favorite ball is out-swing and in-swing yorker. His favorite sport is playing cricket.
Introduction of Kapil Dev
|Name||Former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev|
|Date Of Birth||6 January 1959|
|Which Place||India (Chandigarh)|
|Father’s Name||Ramlal Nikhanj|
|Mother Name||Princess Lajwanti|
|Wife Name||Romi Bhatia|
|Daughter Name||Amiya Dev|
|Kapil Dev received his education from||DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh|
|Caste||Caste – Jat (Dev)|
|Favourite ball||swing yorker|
|Name/Title of Autobiography||By God’s Decree|
|Special skills||used to bat with the right hand, and was a right-arm fast bowler|
|When did you retire||1994|
He is a very promising and well known former Indian cricketer. The title of his autobiography is By God’s Decree.
Kapil Dev had a special talent
Kapil Dev was an all-rounder. He batted with his right hand and was a right-arm fast bowler. It was Kapil Dev who got India the first World Cup. Since then, Kapil Dev had become a well-known national coach of cricket.
At what age did Kapil Dev win the World Cup?
Showing his talent, played a very brilliant inning. Under which he scored 175 runs and got India a historic victory in 1983. Kapil Dev had given a different identity to cricket in India. Since then he has been award many awards.
When did Kapil Dev take up the role of a coach?
In 1999, the BOARD OF CONTROL FOR CRICKET IN INDIA (BCCI) made Kapil Dev the coach of the Indian cricket team. But due to some reason. He had resigned from the post of a coach in just 10 months. Then he never thought of a cricket coach. And went ahead and started appearing on news channels.
- Kapil Dev was first honor by India with the Arjuna Award between 1979-1980.
2. He was also an all-rounder, for which India honor him with India’s highest civilian honor and Padma Shri in 1983.
3. He won the World Cup in 1983 and gave India a historic victory. For his brilliant skills and performance. India awarded him the Wisden Cricketer of the Year Award.
4. In 2002, Kapil Dev was also with the title Wisden Cricketer of Marriage.
5. Then in the year 2013, Kapil Dev was also award the title of 25 Global Living Legend by NDTV.
When did Kapil Dev retire from cricket?
Kapil Dev had retired from cricket in 1994. Because before that a lot of changes were put on him. Due to which he decided to retire from cricket. And took retirement from cricket in 1994.
How many children does Kapil Dev have?
Kapil Dev has a lovely daughter named Amiya Dev.
Which movie is based on the life of Kapil Dev?
Indian cinema director Kabir Khan has made a film (biopic) on the life of Kapil Dev named “83”. In which Ranbir Singh played the lead role. In this film, all the information from the birth of Kapil Dev has been told in detail. In this, Deepika Padukone has played the role of Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia.
Cricket Life/Career of Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev started his cricket career in 1975 by playing with the Haryana team. He defeated Punjab by taking 6 wickets. In 1977, he showed a brilliant performance of 36 runs taking 8 wickets. On 1 October 1978, he made his ODI debut against Pakistan. His performance, in the beginning, was not special. But in 1979 he scored his first Test century 126 runs in 124 balls against West Indies in Delhi. After this, he was announce as India’s first fast bowler. Under the brilliant performance of Kapil Dev. He was given a chance to play in Indian international matches.
Also, Read This>>When is Guru Nanak Jayanti Free