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He is not bowling so can we call him all-rounder? Kapil Dev on Hardik Pandya
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He is not bowling so can we call him all-rounder? Kapil Dev on Hardik Pandya

A vital cog in India's scheme of things in white-ball cricket, the flamboyant Pandya bowled in just two matches in the recent T20 World Cup where India went out in the group stage itself.

T20 World Cup 2021: Kapil Dev says 'there should have been some gap between IPL and World Cup'
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T20 World Cup 2021: Kapil Dev says 'there should have been some gap between IPL and World Cup'

India failed to make it to the semi-finals of the ICC event, paying heavily for the back-to-back early losses in the Super 12 stage.

T20 World Cup 2021: Kapil Dev calls Virat Kohli's comments about India not being brave 'weak'
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T20 World Cup 2021: Kapil Dev calls Virat Kohli's comments about India not being brave 'weak'

India lost by eight wickets to the Black Caps in Dubai on Sunday night, severely jeopardising their chances of making the semifinals. The 62-year-old former captain said the big names will have to take responsibility for what is transpiring in the UAE.

Cricket icon Kapil Dev mimics Ranveer Singh in new CRED ad, takes social media by storm
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Cricket icon Kapil Dev mimics Ranveer Singh in new CRED ad, takes social media by storm

Sharing the video on his Twitter account, the former Indian batsman wrote that 'Heads, I'm fashionable. Tails, I'm still fashionable'

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Kapil Dev lauds decision to appoint MS Dhoni as team mentor
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Kapil Dev lauds decision to appoint MS Dhoni as team mentor

Speaking at an event here, Kapil said there should be gap of at least three to four years for a retired cricketer to come back to the national set up.

Independence Day 2021: From 1983 Cricket World Cup to Neeraj Chopra's Olympic gold, India's greatest sporting achievements
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Independence Day 2021: From 1983 Cricket World Cup to Neeraj Chopra's Olympic gold, India's greatest sporting achievements

On this celebration of the country's independence, let's take a look back at independent India's 75 years of sporting history, and revisit some of India's finest moments.

Yashpal Sharma obituary: Former India cricketer and World Cup hero was 'guts personified'
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Yashpal Sharma obituary: Former India cricketer and World Cup hero was 'guts personified'

He didn't have Sunil Gavaskar's class, Dilip Vengsarkar's flair or Gundappa Viswanath's elegance but anyone who knew "Yash paaji" would vouch that he was guts personified.

'No reason to remove him': Kapil Dev backs Ravi Shastri to continue as India head coach
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'No reason to remove him': Kapil Dev backs Ravi Shastri to continue as India head coach

The 59-year-old Shastri's contract comes to an end after the completion of T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in October-November and it will also depend on whether the former India all-rounder is in a mood to re-apply.

'A legendary feat at a legendary venue': Twitter celebrates India's 1983 World Cup triumph
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'A legendary feat at a legendary venue': Twitter celebrates India's 1983 World Cup triumph

The 1983 World Cup achievement by Kapil Dev and his team played a significant role in bringing Indian cricket into a new era.

On this day: Kapil Dev's India thump mighty West Indies to clinch 1983 Cricket World Cup
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On this day: Kapil Dev's India thump mighty West Indies to clinch 1983 Cricket World Cup

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.

On this day: Kapil Dev lit Tunbridge Wells with an unbeaten 175 against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup
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On this day: Kapil Dev lit Tunbridge Wells with an unbeaten 175 against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup

On 18 June 1983, Kapil Dev became the first Indian to score an ODI hundred. He went on to score an unbeaten 175 against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup quarter-final, which India won by 31 runs.

Kapil Dev roots for ‘three-Test finals’ to decide World Test Championship winner
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Kapil Dev roots for ‘three-Test finals’ to decide World Test Championship winner

Kapil said that he would have preferred ‘three-Test finals’ to decide such an important title.

India skipper Virat Kohli named Wisden Almanack's ODI player of 2010s; Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev also awarded
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India skipper Virat Kohli named Wisden Almanack's ODI player of 2010s; Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev also awarded

The 32-year-old Kohli, who made his ODI debut in August 2008 against Sri Lanka, is among the finest batsmen of all time, and has amassed a staggering 12,169 runs from 254 ODIs.

Kapil Dev inducted as board member of Professional Golf Tour of India
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Kapil Dev inducted as board member of Professional Golf Tour of India

Dev, who captained India to World Cup glory in 1983, said he would work for the development of golf in the country.

India vs England: R Ashwin overtakes Harbhajan Singh to become second-highest wicket-taker in Tests in India
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India vs England: R Ashwin overtakes Harbhajan Singh to become second-highest wicket-taker in Tests in India

Ravichandran Ashwin got past Harbhajan Singh, who took 265 wickets at an average of 28.76, by dismissing Ben Stokes on Day 2 of the second Test.

India vs England: Joe Root's extra-safe tactics, no-ball nonsense, indomitable Ishant and more talking points from day 4
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India vs England: Joe Root's extra-safe tactics, no-ball nonsense, indomitable Ishant and more talking points from day 4

India’s two most recent Test matches produced two stirring fourth innings performances from their batsmen – 131 overs to survive at the SCG, 97 overs and 329 runs to bring down the Gabbatoir, but on Tuesday, they will truly be pushed to the limit.

India vs Australia: Kapil Dev says Indian bowlers shouldn't get carried away with pace-friendly wickets
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India vs Australia: Kapil Dev says Indian bowlers shouldn't get carried away with pace-friendly wickets

The legendary pacer felt that the Indians still lack experience of bowling on Australian pitches.

India vs Australia: From Anil Kumble's 8/141 to Jasprit Bumrah's 6/33, top Test bowling spells by Indians on Aussie soil
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India vs Australia: From Anil Kumble's 8/141 to Jasprit Bumrah's 6/33, top Test bowling spells by Indians on Aussie soil

Right from their first Australia tour in 1947-48, there have been some clinical batting and bowling performances that are still cherished by our cricket-crazy nation. And so, after revisiting the top 10 knocks by Indian batsmen in Australia, it’s time to take a look at India’s 10 best bowling displays in Tests:

When Siva's flame lit up Bombay: Revisiting the remarkable story of England's 1984 tour of India
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When Siva's flame lit up Bombay: Revisiting the remarkable story of England's 1984 tour of India

As if the two assassinations at the start of the tour were not enough to get along with, between the second and third Tests, the Bhopal gas tragedy happened