Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev
Full Name:Kapil Dev
Date of birth:06 / 01 / 1959
Role:All Rounder
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Right arm fast medium

Career summary

- Kapil Dev is an allrounder that bowls right-arm fast-medium and bats right-handed.

- Kapil made his ODI debut on the Pakistan tour in October 1978 at Quetta, the only highlight being the wicket of Imran Khan.

- He made his Test debut later in the month at Faisalabad, but didn't do anything of note until the third Test where he hit two sixes on his way to a first half century.

- Kapil was man of the series in the 2 - 0 win against Pakistan in 1979/80, and again home and away against England, in 1981/82.

- He took over the captaincy from Sunil Gavaskar in 1993 and immediately led India to victory in the World Cup of that year he also got his highest bowling figures of 9/83 against West Indies at Ahmedabad.

- It wasn't all a bed of roses for Kapil, as he lost the captaincy for a year to Sunil Gavaskar, before reclaiming it in March 1985.

- In the 1991/92 season he became the 2nd bowler to break the 400 Test wickets barrier after Richard Hadlee and in early 1994 he over took him to become the highest Test wicket taker ever, ending with a total 434.

- He was voted India's player of the century in 2002.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1978-1994
Matches:131
Innings:184
Not Outs:15
Runs:5248
Highest Score:163
Average:31.05
50s:27
100s:8
Ducks:16
Pairs:0
Caught Out:112
Stumped Out:4
Bowling
Innings Bowled:227
Overs:4623.2
Maidens:1060
Runs Conceded:12867
Wickets:434
5 Wicket Innings:23
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:29.65
Economy Rate:2.78
Best bowling in Innings:9/83

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:1978-1994
Matches:225
Innings:198
Not Outs:39
Runs:3783
Highest Score:175
Average:23.79
50s:14
100s:1
Ducks:13
Pairs:0
Caught Out:95
Stumped Out:2
Bowling
Innings Bowled:221
Overs:1867.0
Maidens:235
Runs Conceded:6945
Wickets:253
5 Wicket Innings:1
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:27.45
Economy Rate:3.72
Best bowling in Innings:5/43