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Staying home is least that can be done to help authorities fight COVID-19, feels Kapil Dev

Former India skipper Kapil Dev has stated that staying home is the least one can do to help authorities in their fight against the life-threatening virus. Dev, who believes in being positive in all situations, has urged Indians to stay indoors during the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Virat Kohli must adjust his eyesight a bit and practise more, reckons Kapil Dev

World Cup-winning Indian captain Kapil Dev says that Indian skipper Virat Kohli needs to practise more on his reflexes and hand-eye coordination as they are probably slowing down. Virat Kohli, who struggled in New Zealand across formats has been facing a lot of backlash ahead of his poor form.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni needs to play more matches to play T20 World Cup, admits Kapil Dev

Former World Cup winning Captain Kapil Dev feels MS Dhoni should play a few international matches to be considered for selection in India's T20 World Cup squad. Dev adds he is not excited about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's return to action during the IPL, saying the league is for future stars.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Don't take part in IPL if you feel burnt out, suggests Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev said that players who are regulars in the Indian team can give the IPL a miss if they think that the international calendar is too cramped. Kapil adds players need to be giving their best for the country because they put a lot of energy in franchise cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

KL Rahul is in great form, him sitting out doesn’t make sense, expresses Kapil Dev

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev believes that KL Rahul sitting out from the Test team despite being in great form does not make sense as India face their first ever World Test Championship loss against New Zealand by 10 wickets. He further added that when a player is in form, he needs to play.
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newscricketa month ago

'Conflict of Interest' complaint against Kapil Dev rendered as pointless, admits Just. DK Jain

BCCI Ethics officer Just. DK Jain, on Sunday, has revealed that the complaint against Kapil Dev is pointless after investigations regarding a potential ‘conflict of interest’ for the former Indian skipper. Jain had called Kapil, Shantha Rangaswamy and Anshuman Gaekwad for conflict of interest.
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newscricket2 months ago

Fight between India and Bangladesh youngsters was horrible, expresses Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev termed the unappetizing incident involving India and Bangladesh players in the recent ICC U-19 World Cup as horrible and stated that cricket is no longer a 'gentleman's game'. The World Cup-winning India captain urged BCCI to take strong action against erring cricketers to set an example.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni’s comeback unlikely having been away from the game for so long, attests Kapil Dev

World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev believes that the return of MS Dhoni isn’t very much on the cards as he has been away from the game for far too long. With the IPL drawing closer, talks about Dhoni’s return and how his form will be in the yellow jersey has been doing the rounds lately.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rishabh Pant will get his chance, but it’s up to him to grab it, says Kapil Dev

Former cricketer Kapil Dev reckons that Rishabh Pant will get his chance in India colours again but reminded that it was up to the youngster to make full use of the opportunity. Kapil also suggested that India should go back to using a specialist wicket-keeper over a makeshift option like KL Rahul.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni’s absence leaves it difficult for his comeback, urges Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev was adamant that MS Dhoni’s absence has hindered his chances of making a comeback into the national team following his 6-month sabbatical from the Indian team post the World Cup exit at the hands of New Zealand. Kapil has also admitted that there was still an IPL left for Dhoni to impress.
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