Great Indians - Kapil Dev
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Kapil Dev
(Great Face Bowler)

Kapil Dev Nikhanj landed on the international cricket scene with a bang in 1978. He is the great Indian pace bowler of the era, when our country needed wicket-takers.

Kapil Dev was bom in 1959 in Haryana. He belonged to a timber merchant family. At the age of 14, by chance his name was included in cricket team as a substitute. That was first step in his cricket carrier and he climbed further till he reached on the top. Seeing his appetite to win, Sir Richard Hadlee of New Zealand sent a message to Kapil “It is magnificent achievement, attributable to your own talents and skills, your determination to strive for excellence has been rewarded”.

Kapil Dev is one of the seven bowlers of the world, who has taken 300 wickets In test cricket. He has two great achievements at his life. First to make India World Champion In one day cricket match and second to defeat England by 2-0 in Test scries In England only He remained captain of Indian Cricket team for his remarkable game. He has been the most popular all rounder of Indian Cricket, claiming 100 wickets in shortest possible time. He has written his autobiography, tided "ByGod's Decree", He was a coach of Indian Cricket team for some time after retiring from professional Cricket.

He has recieved many awards like Arjun Award (1979-80), Padma Shri (1982). Wisden Cricketer of the year (1983), Padma Bhushan (1991). Wisden Indian Crkketer of the Century (2002) and ICC Cricket Hall of Fame (2010).