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Kapil Dev


India will produce champions the day parents give more emphasis on sports: Kapil Dev

May 18, 2022 2:09 pm

Kapil made the remarks close on the heels of the Indian men badminton team's historic Thomas Cup triumph on Sunday.

Gundappa Viswanath became my childhood idol after listening to radio commentary: Kapil Dev

May 01, 2022 8:03 pm

Gundappa Viswanath was a prominent member of the Indian team when Kapil made his Test debut in 1978

83: Forget riots, trains, enemy soldiers; Kabir Khan's film is at its worst when it tries to be funny

March 30, 2022 9:23 pm

Post Credits Scene: Kabir Khan's dramatic retelling of India's underdog victory at the 1983 cricket World Cup isn't that dramatic at all. And Ranveer Singh's caricaturist performance certainly doesn't help.

Kapil Dev receives emotional note from cricketer Richard Hadlee for 83

March 25, 2022 5:14 pm

As 83 dropped on streaming platforms, former Kiwi pacer Richard Hadlee shared his reaction to the film in a heartwarming video.

Kapil Dev says he couldn't stop crying after watching 83 the second time: 'I walked out the third time'

March 23, 2022 8:25 am

As 83 drops on streaming platforms, then-Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev shared his reaction to the film in a heartwarming video. Watch now

Kapil Dev interacts with Raj Angad Bawa, Harnoor Singh: ‘Rewards come later... a cricketer should be motivated to perform better and excel’

March 09, 2022 11:05 am

With Bawa, who was the man of the final in the U-19 World Cup final against England, and Singh, who scored a century in the U-19 World Cup, acting a bit shy, Dev motivated them to speak their mind and also gave them one important lesson.

Ashwin overtakes Kapil’s tally, but both great in their own right

March 07, 2022 8:07 pm

A couple of fitting parallels are attached to when Kapil had gone past Richard Hadlee’s then-record 431 wickets in 1994.

Kapil '83', Kohli's pep talk before U-19 World Cup final

February 05, 2022 1:51 pm

India U-19 captain Yash Dhull said interaction with former India skipper Virat Kohli has lifted team's morale ahead of the summit clash against England.

Long Read: India's 1000 one-dayers, one decade at a time

February 06, 2022 2:54 pm

From the baby steps in the 70s, the leap in the 80s, the one-man show of the 90s, and going from almost to actual world beaters... India's evolution in ODIs proves that they are indispensable for the format’s survival.

February 5, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Speaker Saves Govt

February 05, 2022 12:08 am

Two members of the Janata Party voted against the government, while three others who were suspended from the party, voted for it. The lone independent member of the House, K K Nair, also voted for the government.


83 screening: Ranveer Singh showers love on lady luck Deepika Padukone, real stars make an appearance

December 22, 2021 10:16 pm

The screening of 83 saw Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Sandeep Patil, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Roger Binny, Syed Kirmani, Dilip Vengsarkar, Kirti Azad, Madan Lal, Balwinder Sandhu and Ravi Shashtri among others in attendance.

Sports stars, other than MS Dhoni, who have held positions in Indian armed forces

April 03, 2018 3:15 pm

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Indian Army accepted the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award in his army uniform.

Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and other cricketers pay tribute to Tiger Pataudi

March 08, 2018 7:36 pm

Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and other eminent cricket personalities at an event “Tribute to Tiger” which was a tribute to Nawab Pataudi on Bishan Bedi Cricket Coaching Trust's silver jubilee.

Ranveer Singh and 14 men who lifted 1983 Cricket World Cup come together for '83 launch

September 27, 2017 4:14 pm

What could have been better than an event organised by the Ranveer Singh starrer film '83 makers with those 14 men under one roof who gave the nation a reason to celebrate back in the year 1983, when the Indian cricket team led by Kapil Dev lifted the World Cup in England.

British Deputy PM's Mumbai outing - a meeting with Kapil Dev, visit to Bollywood film set

August 27, 2014 11:54 am

Nick Clegg is on a three-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral and economic ties.