10 Lines on Kapil Dev

Cricket is one of the most admired games in India and when we talk about Kapil Dev it automatically recalls the World Cup, we won in the year 1983 under his captaincy. There are a lot of facts to know about Kapil Dev. I have brought here some sets of 10 lines and hope you will find it useful.

Ten Lines on Kapil Dev

Set - 1

1) Kapil Dev was born on 6th January 1959 in Chandigarh, in Punjab.

2) His full name is Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj.

3) He is one of the famous cricket players as well as one of the best team captains ever.

4) He made many records in Cricket and was one of the fastest bowlers of his time.

5) He was both a good bowler as well as a good batsman.

6) He owns many records and they are still unbroken.

7) It was 16 October 1978 when Kapil Dev played his first test match.

8) His first test match was against Pakistan.

9) In 1983, his team won the World Cup under his captaincy for the first time.

10) In the year 1994, he announced his retirement.

Set - 2

1) It was the 6th of January when a Cricket star was born in Chandigarh.

2) Kapil Dev completed his education from D.A.V. School and he never attended any university.

3) Haryana Hurricane and KD are some of his pet names.

4) He played his first ODI on the 1st of October in 1978 against Pakistan in Quetta.

5) He was an amazing batsman as well as a bowler.

6) It was 1983 when India won the World Cup under for the first time under his captaincy.

7) He received Padma Shri in the year 1982.

8) He also received Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1983.

9) Playing golf, squash, table tennis, are some of the other sports he loves the most.

10) He announced his retirement in the year 1994.


Set - 3

1) Kapil Dev is one of the most famous names of Indian Cricket.

2) His mother's name was Raj Kumari Lajwanti and his father's name was Ram Lal Nikhanj.

3) He was born in a middle-class family and his father was a builder and timber contractor.

4) He is an amazing player and has many records still unbroken.

5) He was one of the youngest cricketers to take 100 wickets just at the age of 21 years. Again 200 wickets at the age of 24 years.

6) Kapil Dev was a right-arm pace bowler.

7) He has played more than 225 ODI and many other matches.

8) He was marked all-rounder because of his best batting as well as bowling skills.

9) He is the only allrounder player who has gained 4,000 Test runs and 400 Test wickets.

10) He has been awarded many awards like the Arjun Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, Wisden Cricketer of the Year, etc.


There are thousands of players but some remain special forever and Kapil Dev is one of them. He is an inspiration for many of us; it was all possible just because of his hard work and dedication to his passion. He was from a normal family but he worked hard and achieved his dreams.

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