Kapil Dev

True grit

Sunil Gavaskar has recently asked why we Indians, though electrified by Glenn Maxwell’s fastest World Cup century ~ off 40 balls in Delhi the other day against the Netherlands ~ should refrain from any comparison with Kapil Dev’s magic 175 not out in 1983 at Tunbridge Wells against Zimbabwe, which too had turned things sensationally around.

1983 Cricket World Cup: India 17/4 & Kapil Dev in the shower & then unthinkable happened

July 25 marks the 40th anniversary of India's remarkable triumph in the 1983 World Cup. Against all odds, Kapil Dev and his team shattered expectations, lifting the trophy and paving the way for future generations to believe in the power of the game. Discover the extraordinary journey of a team that didn't even believe in themselves but went on to create history.

Titanic tribute

Sunil Gavaskar getting his shirt autographed by Mahandra Singh Dhoni at Chepauk after a recent IPL match isn’t just an addition to the scrapbook: it’s an image that will stick in the minds of people for a long time. For sport, it was a moment of eternity.

You can afford a driver, Kapil Dev tells injured Rishabh

Rishabh could have easily kept a driver which could have helped him avert the mishap. This was what Kapil Dev said when a news channel asked for his comment on the road accident where the cricketer sustained injury.