Kapil Dev
Sports  /  Published 09.06.20

The day India mastered lords

Winners of the 1983 World Cup and 1985 World Championship of Cricket, India were one-day rockstars alright, but they were still struggling to find their feet in the Test arena when the Kapil Dev-capta...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.05.20

Agony & ecstasy of IPL-like Ranji final

Twentynine years ago on this day, the Wankhede was witness to one of the greatest matches in Indian domestic cricket. Sudipto Gupta looks back at that nail-biting May 7 contest.Long before the thrill...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 06.05.20

Shastri bets on class of ’85

Ravi Shastri is convinced that the class of India’s 1985 team, of which he was a vital cog, could trouble Virat Kohli’s side. Shastri was the key man in 1985 when the team under Sunil Gavaskar won...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 13.04.20

Afridi backs Shoaib

Disappointed with Kapil Dev’s response, Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi has backed his former teammate Shoaib Akhtar’s proposal for an ODI series against India to help raise funds for the less privileg...
By PTI in Karachi

Sports  /  Published 12.04.20

Virat Kohli a winner: Nasser Hussain

When ace cricketer Virat Kohli switches to football for the Indian team’s customary pre-match drill, he plays it as if it’s the Fifa World Cup final or the FA Cup final, says former England skippe...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 12.04.20

Shoaib reply to Kapil bouncer

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has responded to Kapil Dev’s criticism of his proposal for an Indo-Pak series as part of Covid-19 pandemic relief efforts, saying the Indian legend doesn’t need...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 09.04.20

Kapil snubs Shoaib proposal

Kapil Dev on Thursday slammed Shoaib Akhtar’s idea of a made-for-television three-match ODI series between India and Pakistan to raise funds for the Covid-19 pandemic, saying “India doesn’t need...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

Kapil finds Virat’s flaw

Kapil Dev feels slowing down of reflexes could be the reason behind Virat Kohli’s struggles in New Zealand and the Indian skipper needs to “practice more” to overcome the age factor.The 31-year-...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 29.02.20

Play it again

Air India presents Tiger Pataudi Memorial Lecture, a joint initiative by The Bengal Club & The Telegraph in association with The Oberoi Grand Kolkata, will be held on the evening of Monday, March ...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata

Entertainment  /  Published 27.02.20

Ranveer and Deepika wonderful in 83: Romi Dev

Romi Dev, wife of cricket legend, India’s first World Cup-winning captain, Kapil Dev, is thrilled to have Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh play the couple in 83. The Kabir Khan film, bringing on s...
By PTI in


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