Full Name: Kapil Dev Nikhanj
Born: 6 January 1959, Chandigarh, Punjab
Batting Style: Right-handed
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Role: Batting All-rounder
Father: Ram Lal Nikhanj
Mother: Raj Kumari
Kapil’s Cricket Career
- Oct 16, 1978 Test debut (vs Pakistan at Iqbal Stadium)
- Mar 19, 1994, Last Test (vs New Zealand at Seddon Park)
- Oct 01, 1978 ODI debut (vs Pakistan at Ayub National Stadium)
- Oct 17, 1994, Last ODI (vs Windies at Nahar Singh Stadium)
- Fitness never stuck in his test carrier.
- In the 1987 World Cup against Australia, Kapil Dev lost the game by 1 run. One boundary had mistakenly falsely been marked as 4 instead of 6 and Kapil Dev approved with the umpires to increase Australia’s total from 268 to 270.