India’s first ever world cup winning captain runs 60 today. He was born on january 6 1959 in Chandigarh and made debut on October 1978. Against Pakistan he played his first ever test match at Faisalabad . He inspired many Indians to play for India because of his fearless attitude. Wishing him a happy sixty!
1. He is the only cricketer to score 5000+ runs and pick 434 wickets. No one after him has achieved this mark.
2. Kapil was the fastest batsmen between the wickets. He never ran out In his whole carrier which is 186 test innings he played.
3. When India were bowled out for 90 at Eden gardens in 1983-84 stones were thrown at the Indian bus.
4. After Dennis Lille and muttaih Muralidharan he was the only bowler who scalped 431 wickets in both test and ODI.
5. He has acted in few Hindi films such as Aryan : unbreakable, Iqbal and chain Luli ki main kuli.
6. His autobiography movie is named as 83 The film. Ranvir Singh has been essaying the role.
7. ” I will run shirtless if india win the world’cup. Just like Kohli said that he will run shirtless if india win I will too” Kapil Dev said at agenda aajtak in 2018.
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