35 years ago, on this day in 1983, India caused one of the greatest upsets in the history of sports to stun two-time defending champions West Indies and lift the cricket World Cup for the first time.
Kapil Dev highlighted the surge of the leg spinners in the Indian Premier League by using Kings XI Punjab’s R Ashwin’s example.
India captain Virat Kohli expressed his opinion on Shahid Afridi’s tweet in which he asked the United Nations to take action against India.
Former Indian captain Kapil Dev said Virat Kohli is among the world’s elite batsmen who must get runs everywhere.
Kapil Dev wants Hardik Pandya to work harder on his batting as that is his primary skill as an all-rounder.
While Kapil Dev is an academy member of the Laureus World Sports Awards along with Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh, Yuvraj Singh has come in Monaco as an ambassador.
Justin Trudeau landed in India last Saturday as part of a week-long tour on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has visited the Taj Mahal in Agra and Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat.
Kabir Khan’s film 83 which is based on the India’s 1983 World Cup Victory is scheduled to hit the screens on August 30, 2019. The Kabir Khan film will feature actor Ranveer Singh as star cricketer Kapil Dev.
Irfan Pathan was dropped after two Ranji Trophy games despite being named captain and mentor for the season for Baroda.
“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.