newscricket22 days ago

Asian Games | Kapil Dev pays homage to diversity of successful Indian athletes in Jakarta

Kapil Dev has mentioned that the background of players, who represented India at the Asian Games, doesn’t matter after India struck gold, by achieving their highest ever tally, in Jakarta. He explained that by saying that a lot of players from poor and non-sporting backgrounds had performed well.
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newscricketa month ago

Hardik Pandya doesn’t want to be compared with Kapil Dev

After bowling a magnificent spell on the second day of the third Test at Trent Bridge, Hardik Pandya wants people to stay away from comparing him with legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev. Pandya has also credited Ishant Sharma for his tips that helped him scalp five wickets on day 2.
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newscricket2 months ago

Once-in-a-century player, Kapil Dev should not be compared with Hardik Pandya : Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has called Kapil Dev as a once-in-a-century player and asserted that he should not be compared with the 24-year-old Hardik Pandya. He has rubbished such a comparison stating that Dev is in the league of greats comprising Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar.
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newscricket3 months ago

Kapil Dev feels yo-yo test should not be exclusive criteria for selecting players

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev has had his say on the ongoing the yo-yo test issue stating that it should not be employed as an exclusive criterion for player selection. According to him, match fitness is something that needs to be taken into consideration along with overall fitness.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Why Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev deserve the same stature in Indian cricket

As someone, who has always been fascinated by the deep intrigues of Indian Cricket and the rich legacy of the finest in the business, it was only natural that I hold Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar in extremely high regard.
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newscricket4 months ago

Virat Kohli’s wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Delhi

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli’s wax statue is scheduled to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Delhi on Wednesday. The Indian cricketer would join sports legends like Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who feature at the museum in Delhi.
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newscricket5 months ago

Leg-spinners are more successful than anybody else, says Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev feels that each IPL team loves to have leg-spinners in their side because they have been very successful over the years in the IPL. The 1983 World Cup-winning captain has also praised Bhuvneshwar Kumar for his brilliant show in the last three years of the IPL.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2018| Kapil Dev, Dilip Vengsarkar hail MS Dhoni’s fitness after he bats with back injury

Former India captains Kapil Dev and Dilip Vengsarkar have lauded MS Dhoni’s fitness levels after he scored a sensational unbeaten 79 despite suffering from a back injury. Kapil Dev also felt batting up the order will help Dhoni a lot as it will give him the time he needs to settle at the crease.
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newscricket7 months ago

Kapil Dev urges Virat Kohli to play county cricket before the England Tour

Former India captain Kapil Dev believes that a stint in the County Championship before this year’s England Tour will help Virat Kohli. The legendary all-rounder said that to be termed as the best player in the world, one has to get runs all around the world.
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newscricket7 months ago

Kapil Dev : Combination of Kohli’s aggression and Dhoni’s calmness can help India win 2019 WC

As the 2019 World Cup is fast approaching, Kapil Dev believes that a good combination of Virat Kohli’s aggression and MS Dhoni’s calmness can help India lift the 2019 World Cup. He has also advised Hardik Pandya to perform well in batting which would help him bowl with ease during matches.
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