Full name: Kapil Dev Ram lal Nikhanj
Birth Date: 6 January 1959
Batting Style: Right-handed
Bowling style: Right arm Fast
National side: India
Test debut: 21 16 October 1978 v Pakistan
ODI debut: 1 October 1978 v Pakistan (Kapil Dev Indian Cricketer)
Kapil Dev Indian Cricketer born in 6th January 1959. He better known as Kapil Dev who is a former Indian cricket player, often well thought-out one of the greatest cricket players of India.
He leads the Indian national cricket team which won the Cricket World Cup in 1983. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002, Kapil is well thought-out as one of the greatest all-rounders of all time. He had been also national cricket coach for 10 months between October 1999 and August 2000 of India national team.
Kapil Dev Indian Cricketer
Kapil Dev Indian cricketer was a right-arm pace bowler celebrated for his elegant action and strong out swinger, also he was the main strike bowler of India for the majority of his career. He also created a fine in-swinging yorker during the 1980 which he used very efficiently in favor of tail-enders. Besides as a batsman, Kapil Dev was a ordinary striker of the ball who could hook and drive successfully. A logically forceful player, he regularly helped India National cricket team in difficult situations by taking the molest to the opposite team. Kapil was Nick named as The Haryana Hurricane, he symbolized the Haryana cricket team in native cricket. Kapil Dev Indian Cricketer retired in 1994, holding the world record for the most number of wickets taken in international Test cricket which was a record afterward broken by Courtney Walsh in the year 2000. At that time of his career, Kapil Dev was also India’s highest wicket breaker in both major forms of cricket, Tests and ODIs as there was no T-20 at that time. He is the only one player in the history of international cricket to have taken more than 400 wickets (434 wickets) and scored more than 5,000 runs in international Test crickets, made him one of the greatest all-rounders to play the International cricket.