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newscricket14 days ago

IPL 2021 | Know what it feels like to be a young captain, Pant needs seniors’ support, says Kapil Dev

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev insisted that he can relate to Rishabh Pant’s situation of being a young captain, and asserted that it will be imperative for the Delhi Capitals seniors to guide the wicket-keeper batsman. Dev hoped for Pant to pass his first test as captain with flying colours.
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newscricket4 months ago

India should experiment with Hardik Pandya at No.4 in T20s, suggests Kapil Dev

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev believes that India, in the era of IPL, should experiment more with the T20 side and has called for Kohli to try batting Hardik Pandya at No.4 to add more bite to the middle order. Dev also called for the Indian management to put more faith on youngsters like Samson.
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newscricket5 months ago

T Natarajan was my hero of IPL, reckons Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has stated that the way T Natarajan bowled in the Indian Premier League to subsequently book his place in the Indian team for the tour of Australia made him his hero in the IPL. The former Indian skipper further asserted that split captaincy doesn’t work in Indian culture.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni should go back to domestic cricket before next IPL, expresses Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has expressed that following a dismal IPL season, MS Dhoni should go back to domestic cricket before the next season of the competition. He also added that it would be impossible for Dhoni to perform in the tournament without playing much cricket in between the two editions.
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newscricket6 months ago

Kapil Dev undergoes successful angioplasty after suffering heart attack

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev is said to be stable after undergoing successful angioplasty on Friday, after suffering a heart attack. 61-year-old Dev is believed to have complained of chest pain late Thursday night, after which he is understood to have undergone an emergency coronary angioplasty.
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newscricket9 months ago

I Was a better athlete than Hadlee, Imran Khan and Ian Botham combined, opines Kapil Dev

Recalling his playing days, Kapil Dev has opined that he was a fitter athlete than Richard Hadlee, Imran Khan and Ian Botham combined in world cricket. However, at the same time, he credited all the three of them for being outrageous talents, appreciating their hard work and skills.
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newscricket9 months ago

Ben Stokes in the same league as Sobers, Kapil Dev and Botham, believes David Lloyd

Renowned commentator David Lloyd believes that Ben Stokes, who recently became the world’s number one ranked all-rounder, is in the same league as the likes of Kapil Dev, Gary Sobers and Ian Botham. Lloyd further opined that Ganguly was the catalyst to India becoming a superpower in world cricket.
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newscricket9 months ago

Feels a lot more satisfying to be in the coaching side of things, states Rahul Dravid

After a 16-year-long cricketing career, Rahul Dravid has stated that he feels a lot more satisfying to be in the coaching side of things, working with youngsters in the country. He recalled that it was Kapil Dev who advised him to spend time in order to find the best opportunities after cricket.
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newscricket9 months ago

We must have scored 100 runs in seven overs against Zimbabwe in 1983 WC, recalls Kapil Dev 

Kapil Dev has claimed that India would have scored a hundred runs in just seven overs in the match against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup. The game is widely remembered for Kapil’s unbeaten innings of 175 runs off just 138 balls that sealed the win for India in the group stages.
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newscricket10 months ago

Still not sure why I was removed as captain after beating West Indies in 1978, states Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, who led team India to a famous series win over the mighty West Indies in 1978/79 at home, has claimed that he still has no idea why he was removed as captain despite his side triumphing over the Windies. Gavaskar was replaced as captain for the next series by S Venkataraghavan.
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