Kapil Dev Discharge From Hospital-
Kapil Dev Latest News India’s 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev was discharged from a hospital in New Delhi on Sunday, two days after undergoing angioplasty following a heart attack.
Former India All Rounder-
The former India all rounder had complain of chest pain on Thursday following which he was taken to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute’s emergency department. As per a statement released by the hospital, Kapil Dev is now doing fine and can resume regular daily Kapil Dev Latest News activity soon.
Mr. Kapil Dev got discharged today afternoon. He’s doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He’ll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr. Atul Mathur,” the hospital said in a statement.
Dev was born as Kapil Dev Nikhanj to his father Ram Lal Nikhanj, a prominent timber merchant and to his mother, Raj Kumari Ram Lal Nikhanj in Chandigarh on 6 January 1959. His mother was born in Pakpattan, in the town of the Sufi saint Baba Farid.
His father was from Dipalpur. They lived in Shah Yakka which is now in Okara district, Pakistan. His four sisters were born there before partition and his two brothers in Fazilka, where they moved after partition. His father spent his early life after the partition in Fazilka. They moved to the capital city Chandigarh. Dev was a student at D.A.V. School and joined Desh Prem Azad in 1971.
Dev made his Test cricket debut in Faisalabad, Pakistan on 16 October 1978. Although his match figures were unimpressive, the numbers did not convey any measure of his contribution. He startled the Pakistani batsmen with his pace and bouncers that struck their helmets on more than one occasion. Dev captured his maiden wicket of Sadiq Mohammad with his trademark out swinger.
All Rounder Talent-
He showcased his all-rounder talent when he scored India’s fastest Test half-century off 33 balls and 2 sixes in each of the innings during the 3rd Test match at National Stadium, Karachi, although India lost the match and the series 2–0.
In the ensuing series against a visiting West Indies team, he scored his maiden Test century at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi in just 124 balls and had a steady bowling performance. Ominous signs of Dev’s liking for England showed up in the ensuring series, his first outside the sub-continent.
1979 Cricket World Cup-
He picked up his first 5-wicket haul and all of England’s wickets, although it came at a huge cost 48 overs and 146 runs conceded as England scored a mammoth 633 and won the match comfortably. Dev finished the series with 16 wickets though his batting haul of 45 runs was unimpressive.
His debut in ODI Cricket happen in the earlier tour of Pakistan where his individual performance was ordinary and it stay the same as both Dev and India had a poor campaign at the 1979 Cricket World Cup.
Dev established himself as India’s premier fast bowler when he took two 5-wicket hauls and ended the home series against Australia with 28 wickets and also 212 runs that included a half-century. He gained fame in the 6-Test home series against Pakistan in the 1979–80 season when he led India to 2 victories against the visitors – once with the bat at Wankhede Stadium, Bombay and the second time with bat and ball at Chepauk, Madras.
Dev rates his all-round performance in this match as his career best and his second innings figure of 7/56 was his best to-date.
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