“Our time was different. These boys are at a level which we were never at. It is unfair to compare two players of different eras as it doesn’t do justice to either of them. Not only all-rounders but even bowlers and batsmen right now are better,” Kapil Dev said
Kapil Dev is the only player in Test cricket to score 4000 runs and take 400 wickets.
Kapil Dev has said that cricketers of the current generation have the choice of opting not to play if they are tired.
Kapil Dev said that while MS Dhoni is “playing very good,” the selectors will do a better job at deciding his future than anyone else.
Virat Kohli was out for a duck for the fifth time in 2017 and made him join an unwanted list.
India’s 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev called Virat Kohli, Jagmohan Dalmiya heroes during his lecture at Annual Jagmohan Dalmiya Conclave.
Kapil Dev has voiced his support for the veteran wicketkeeper and said that he expects him to continue at the top of his game for another few years.
Kabir Khan’s film 83 which is based on the India’s 1983 World Cup Victory is scheduled to hit the screens on April 5, 2019. Talking about the film, the director said that it is one of the most exciting stories he has worked on. The film features Padmavati actor Ranveer Singh as star cricketer Kapil Dev.
Kapil Dev believes Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and MS Dhoni have played crucial roles in transforming the way cricket is played.
Kapil Dev said that S Sreesanth should give reasons to back his claim that BCCI has been bias.
Only two months after Tubelight’s release, Kabir announced his collaboration with Phantom Films on the biopic of the 1983 Indian cricket team that brought home the first ever World Cup trophy. Kabir believes Ranveer Singh is the perfect choice to play Kapil Dev.
Besides Kapil Dev, Thilanga Sumathipala will also speak during the programme to be attended by both Indian and Sri Lankan team members ahead of the first Test.
Arjun Kapoor was replaced by bestie Ranveer Singh in Kapil Dev’s biopic film titled ’83’. While talking about the film which will be directed by Kabir Khan, he said that it is made for India and its people so he would not trivialise the film discussing the personal aspect of it.
At a press conference, Kapil Dev put the comparisons to rest and said Hardik Pandya is better than him.
Before the movie on 1983 Cricket World Cup goes on the floor early next year, the makers have planned a special event to honour the cricketers who brought laurels to the country back in 1983. The event is touted to be a grand one with the invites being given a unique design. Ranveer Singh will play Kapil Dev in the movie.