Kapil Dev

India’s Greatest Cricketer


Kapil Dev, one of the greatest cricketers of all time & a legendary all-rounder, captained the Indian cricket team which won the iconic 1983 Cricket World Cup & has brought in numerous laurels for the country all through his cricketing career. He is truly the ‘Indian Cricketer of the Century’ as named by Wisden in 2002.

He was India's main strike bowler for most of his career & also an exemplary national cricket coach to the Indian team for about a year. In 2010, he was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

A naturally aggressive player, he often helped India in difficult situations by taking the attack to the opposition. 

He retired in 1994, holding the world record for the most number of wickets taken in Test cricket. At the time, he was also India's highest wicket taker in both major forms of cricket, Tests and ODIs.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

One of the greatest all-rounders India has produced, Kapil Dev still holds the record for being the youngest cricket captain to win a World Cup at the age of 24.

He is the only player in the history of cricket to have taken more than 400 wickets & scored more than 5,000 runs in Tests. He is also the only Indian bowler who has never bowled a no-ball.

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Why Kapil Dev?

As one of India’s greatest cricketers, Kapil Dev’s life journey is a story worth telling.The movie 83 starring actor Ranveer Singh, is a glorious tribute to Kapil Dev as the captain that led the Indian cricket team to its historic win in the World Cup 1983.

As a Motivational Speaker, Kapil Dev delights the audience with amusing anecdotes from his cricket career in his personal down-to-earth style.

Charismatic and highly motivating, he has an enchanting effect on the audiences as he reflects on his illustrious career and talks about the importance of being passionate in life and how his passion led him to overcome all barriers to become one of the greatest cricketers of all time.

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