Kapil Dev weighs in on Virat Kohli-Rohit Sharma debate, says split captaincy cannot happen ‘in our culture’
There have been calls to make Rohit Sharma India skipper in the shorter formats after leading Mumbai Indians to an unprecedented fifth title in the Indian Premier League.
Out of the darkness of apartheid: The 1991 match where South Africa returned to international cricket, and won Kolkata's heart
It made sense for India, which had been at the forefront of the anti-apartheid movement, to lead the way in helping a future multi-racial South Africa emerge from the darkness of apartheid.
IPL 2020: Kapil Dev urges MS Dhoni to play domestic cricket between IPLs to get enough match practice, regain form
World Cup-winning former India captain Kapil urged CSK skipper Dhoni to play a lot more in the domestic circuit to get his form back.
Feeling very good, says 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev in video week after undergoing angioplasty
Kapil Dev, 61, underwent the procedure after suffering a heart attack. He was discharged from the hospital a couple of days later.
"Mr Kapil Dev got discharged today afternoon. He's doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He'll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr Atul Mathur," the hospital said in a statement.
The 61-year-old felt uneasy on Thursday following which he was taken to a hospital in New Delhi.
Unlike several fellow cricketers, Anil Kumble, who turns 50 today, is a man with varied interests and a world view. He understands complex issues, he revels in problem solving.
'Sit in the balcony, watch me score a ton,' former India spinner Maninder Singh recalls Sunil Gavaskar's words
Former India left-arm spinner Maninder Singh has said that Sunil Gavaskar's immense concentration was one of his biggest strengths.
Rahul Dravid says Kapil Dev's advice helped him explore options after retirement before taking coaching job
Dravid also revealed that he doubted himself as an ODI player when he was dropped from the Indian team in 1998 mainly due to his strike rate.
In an interaction with former India opener WV Raman, Kapil Dev revealed that he was scared of Venkataraghavan when he first came into the side in the 1978-79 season.
'37 years and still counting': Kapil Dev, Ravi Shastri and other cricketers recall India's 1983 World Cup triumph
Thursday marked the 37th anniversary of India bagging the coveted Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time.
Pulling off an upset of enormous proportions, India triumphed to rewrite sporting history in the 1983 World Cup, and on the occasion of its 37th anniversary, we prepared a short yet fun quiz, taking you back to that time.
Of low expectations and high hopes: A then 14-year-old recalls the emotional rollercoaster he went through as India lifted 1983 World Cup
What worked for India? Plenty, actually. Accidentally or by design, the right men for the conditions, an inspirational captain, and the infusion of self-belief once they felled West Indies in their first game. They didn’t necessarily believe even then that they could reach the Promised Land, but they weren’t going to die wondering.
On 25 June 1983, the Indian cricket team led by captain Kapil Dev faced off against West Indies at Lord's, for the final of the Prudential Cup. That match marked India's first-ever Cricket World Cup win. On its 37th anniversary, sports writer and caricaturist Austin Coutinho looks back on the highlights of India's victory.
On 25 June, 1983, Indian cricket emerged into a new era when Kapil Dev’s men outplayed a formidable West Indies side led by Clive Lloyd in the final of the Cricket World Cup, 1983 at England’s iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground.
Former India batsman Kris Srikkanth said they never thought they had any scope of winning the 1983 World Cup final after being bundled out for a meagre 183 but a pep-talk from skipper Kapil Dev spurred the side to victory.
‘Master of his craft’: Tributes pour in for Rajinder Goel on Twitter after Indian domestic legend passes away aged 77
Goel, who was unlucky to have played in the era of Bishan Singh Bedi, had 750 first-class wickets from 157 games, representing Haryana and North Zone in domestic cricket.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Cricketers' Association raises Rs 78 lakh to extend financial aid to 57 needy players
Boosted by significant contributions, the Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) has managed to raise Rs 78 lakh and will provide financial assistance to 57 needy cricketers as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kapil Dev's 175 not out against Zimbabwe was the cornerstone that led to India's surprising World Cup triumph in 1983
Former Supreme Court judge DK Jain to continue as BCCI ombudsman after receiving one-year contract extension
Jain still has pending cases to close. He has not yet given his verdict on conflict of interest accusations against Mayank Parikh, a former liaison officer of the Indian cricket team.