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'They have to bowl more': Kapil Dev’s stern suggestion to Indian pacers dealing with long-time injuries
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'They have to bowl more': Kapil Dev’s stern suggestion to Indian pacers dealing with long-time injuries

The Indian team has been afflicted with injuries to several key players of late, with the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja having not been in action for several months now.

Kapil Dev warns BCCI selectors before naming Hardik Pandya as India's ODI captain
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Kapil Dev warns BCCI selectors before naming Hardik Pandya as India's ODI captain

As per reports, BCCI is looking at Hardik Pandya, who already leads India in T20s, to succeed Rohit Sharma as the ODI skipper.

Suryakumar Yadav a 'once in a century' player, says Kapil Dev
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Suryakumar Yadav a 'once in a century' player, says Kapil Dev

Vice-captain Suryakumar Yadav played a central role in India's series-clinching 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Rajkot with an unbeaten 112 off just 51 deliveries that included nine sixes.

Happy Birthday Kapil Dev: Remembering top knocks played by India’s 1983 World Cup-winning captain
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Happy Birthday Kapil Dev: Remembering top knocks played by India’s 1983 World Cup-winning captain

Kapil Dev is the only cricketer to date to record more than 5000 runs and over 400 wickets in Tests. Through his career, he amassed a total of 5,248 runs and fetched 434 wickets.

Kapil Dev: 'Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli alone cannot win India the World Cup'
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Kapil Dev: 'Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli alone cannot win India the World Cup'

Kapil Dev stressed on the fact that Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli alone cannot win India the World Cup, and it is that paramount that youngsters step up in important match situations. 

Players can now afford drivers, should be more careful: Kapil Dev on Rishabh Pant accident
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Players can now afford drivers, should be more careful: Kapil Dev on Rishabh Pant accident

Kapil Dev made the statement while reacting to Rishabh Pant's horrifying accident on Friday while driving his Mercedes on NH-58.

'Kele ki shop lagao, Ande becho' - Kapil Dev maintains controversial stance on pressure in cricket
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'Kele ki shop lagao, Ande becho' - Kapil Dev maintains controversial stance on pressure in cricket

Kapil Dev maintained his stance on those complaining about feeling pressure while representing their nation and urged them to choose another profession instead

'We can call Team India chokers,' says Kapil Dev after T20 World Cup exit
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'We can call Team India chokers,' says Kapil Dev after T20 World Cup exit

The former India captain, however, said fans should not be too critical of the team's performance in the semifinals.

T20 World Cup: 'Some loopholes were visible', Kapil Dev highlights Team India's areas of concern despite winning start
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T20 World Cup: 'Some loopholes were visible', Kapil Dev highlights Team India's areas of concern despite winning start

The two victories have put India frontrunners to seal a semi-final spot at the T20 World Cup, but Kapil Dev seemed to give a stern warning to Rohit Sharma and Co about the loopholes within the team, especially as far as their bowling is concerned.

T20 World Cup: Kapil Dev feels India have ‘just 30 per cent chance of India making it to top four’
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T20 World Cup: Kapil Dev feels India have ‘just 30 per cent chance of India making it to top four’

Kapil Dev praised India's all-rounder Hardik Pandya and also spoke highly about India's batting order and new middle order star Suryakumar Yadav. However, he didn't seem confident about India making it to the semi-finals.

Watch: Neeraj Chopra grooves with Ranveer Singh and poses with Allu Arjun in Pushpa style
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Watch: Neeraj Chopra grooves with Ranveer Singh and poses with Allu Arjun in Pushpa style

While Neeraj looked a bit hesitant at first, later the two danced in sync on stage as Kapil looked on and the audience cheered.

Kapil Dev’s 'don’t play' advice for cricketers isn’t too far from the truth
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Kapil Dev’s 'don’t play' advice for cricketers isn’t too far from the truth

In Kapil Dev's day, when he was playing, ‘pressure’ wasn’t really a word that was used in sport, not in India for sure.

Kapil Dev brutally slammed for mocking 'pressure', 'depression' as American words
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Kapil Dev brutally slammed for mocking 'pressure', 'depression' as American words

The topic came after Kapil Dev went on to share his view on the demand for competitive cricket in the modern era.

'Don't play in IPL if you feel pressure': Kapil Dev's remarks spark debate
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'Don't play in IPL if you feel pressure': Kapil Dev's remarks spark debate

Former India captain Kapil Dev said that there will be no pressure if a player is passionate about the sport.

MS Dhoni shows off his golf skills alongside Kapil Dev; watch video
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MS Dhoni shows off his golf skills alongside Kapil Dev; watch video

MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev came together to play golf on the sidelines of at the Kapil Dev - Grant Thornton Invitational 2022 in Gurgaon

Kapil Dev suggests 'simple rule' after 'spirit of cricket' debate over Charlie Dean's run-out by Deepti Sharma
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Kapil Dev suggests 'simple rule' after 'spirit of cricket' debate over Charlie Dean's run-out by Deepti Sharma

Kapil Dev has shared his thoughts on the run-out controversy involving Deepti Sharma and Charlie Dean and came up with a simple solution for this kind of situation.

'You should call it a day': Anshuman Gaekwad opens up about Kapil Dev’s retirement
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'You should call it a day': Anshuman Gaekwad opens up about Kapil Dev’s retirement

Anshuman Gaekwad made the decision to address Kapil directly in consideration of the future of Indian cricket.

US Open 2022: MS Dhoni, Kapil Dev enjoy Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows; fans elated
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US Open 2022: MS Dhoni, Kapil Dev enjoy Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows; fans elated

MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev waved their hands at the camera after realising that they had occupied the giant screen.

I can only say Cricket won: Kapil Dev on India vs Pakistan clash in Asia Cup 2022
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I can only say Cricket won: Kapil Dev on India vs Pakistan clash in Asia Cup 2022

Much-anticipated India vs Pakistan match lived to its expectations and went right to the wire, where Hardik Pandya held his nerve to finish the game in the last over.

Kapil Dev urges Virat Kohli to play 'as many matches' as possible to regain form ahead of T20 World Cup
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Kapil Dev urges Virat Kohli to play 'as many matches' as possible to regain form ahead of T20 World Cup

Former India captain Dev has dismissed talk of the Asia Cup being a "last audition" or sorts for Kohli and has urged the senior member of the team to play as many matches in the build-up to the mega event that takes place in Australia later this year.