Kapil Dev – Former Indian Cricketer | Net Worth, Age, Bio, Wiki, Career, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Partner, Photos And Facts

Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev is a former cricketer. The finest cricket all-rounder was Kapil Dev. He was also a powerful middle-order batsman and fast-medium bowler. He is well known for winning the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev’s Bio, Wiki and Facts

Full Name: Kapil Dev
Born Date: 06 Jan, 1959
Age: 64 years
Horoscope: Capricorn
Lucky Number: 4
Lucky Stone: Topaz
Lucky Color: Brown
Best Match for Marriage: Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
Gender: Male
Profession: Former Indian cricketer, Former Coach, Commentator
Country: India
Residence Chandigarh
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Relationship Status: married
Wife Romi Bhatia
Cricketer Kapil Dev Net Worth $ 30 million dollar
Eye Color dark brown eyes
Hair Color salt & pepper hair
Birth Place Chandigarh, Punjab,
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Education St Edward’s school
Father  Ram Lal Nikhanj
Mother Raj Kumari Lajwanti
Siblings 6
Kids Amiya Dev
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How much is Cricketer Kapil Dev’s Net Worth?

Indian Former Cricketer Captain Kapil Dev makes a lot of money as a former cricketer, coach, and pundit. He is estimated to be valued around $30 million US dollars.

Early Life, Age, Birthday, Religion, Birthplace, Family And Siblings of Former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev.

Former Cricketer Captain Kapil Dev born Ramlal Nikhanj, was born in Chandigarh, Punjab, India, on January 6, 1959. Kapil Dev is 63 years old, as per his birth date.

He is Hindu and Indian. Capricorn is his sign. He was born to Ram Lal Nikhanj and Raj Kumari Lajwanti. Dad was a builder and timberman. The cricketer’s parents fled to India during the 1947 split from Rawalpindi.

He has 6 brothers and sisters. Kapil’s older brother is Bhushan and his younger brother is Ramesh. Kapil has 4 sisters, Pinky Gill and unknown others.

Educational Qualification of Cricketer Kapil Dev

Kapil attended DAV School in Chandigarh. St. Edward’s School in Shimla was his next stop. He never went to university. Kapil Dev has loved cricket since childhood, and his parents have always pushed him to start his career.

Awards, Achievements and Records of Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev and India winning ICC World Cricket in 1983 (ICC Cricket). Kapil has received many cricketing honours. Under his leadership, India won the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Former test cricket world record holder with 434 wickets. India’s fourth-highest civilian distinction, the Padma Shri, was bestowed upon him in 1982.

He received India’s third-highest civilian accolade, the Padma Bhushan, in 1991. Kapil was named Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002.

Kapil entered the ICC Hall of Fame in 2010.

Professional Career and Game Stats of Cricketer Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev playing Indian cricket. From CNN International

Domestic Career

Kapil debuted domestically against Punjab in November 1975.

Six wickets helped Haryana win by reducing the opposition to 63 runs. In one 1976-77 encounter against Jammu & Kashmir, he took 8 wickets and scored 36 runs. He went 7/20 against Bengal that year.

He also took his first 10-wicket haul in first-class cricket against Services in 1978-79. His remarkable performance earned him selection for the Irani Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Wills Trophy.

He demonstrated his versatility with the ball and bat. He scored 193 runs against Delhi in 1979-80, his first century.

International career

His test debut against Pakistan in October 1978 was followed by a few more matches before his effect was noticed. Kapil got his first century in 1979 against the West Indies, scoring 126 runs off 124 balls.

He bowled consistently, capturing 17 wickets in the series. With each match, the cricketer improved. He took his first 5-wicket haul at Edgbaston in 1979 against England.

Kapil established himself as India’s leading fast blower during the Australian cricket team’s tour of India in 1979-80, Via: News18

Kapil became India’s leading fast bowler during the 1979-80 Australian tour of India, capturing two five-wicket hauls and 28 wickets.

He became popular after leading India to two home wins over Pakistan in the six-test series. Kapil excelled at bat and ball. He got 10 wickets and scored two half-centuries for 32 wickets and 278 runs in the series.

He led his team in the 1983 Cricket World Cup as captain in 1982-83. India was the underdog, but Kapil led them. The Indian team surprised everyone by winning the World Cup by defeating the West Indies.

His great performance earned him 1987 World Cup captaincy. England overcame India in the semi-finals after India started brightly. Kapil Dev then resigned as captain.

Kapil retired from cricket in 1994. He became Indian cricket coach in 1999. His coaching career was brief. He left coaching in 2000.

A prominent Indian cricketer has guest appeared in Hindi movies like “Iqbal” and “Mujhse Shaadi Karogi”.

The only Asian Laureus Foundation founder

Golfing began for Kapil in 1994. He was the only Asian Laureus Foundation founder in 2000. Two other cricketers on the 40-member council were Ian Botham and Viv Richards.

Steve Waugh joined the Academy in 2006 when it reached 42 members. On 31 January 2014, the Delhi Urological Society held a ceremony at the Airport Authority of India Officers Club in New Delhi to donate his organs.

Relationship Status | When did Kapil Married?

The Cricket Lounge photo of Kapil Dev with Romi Bhatia and Amiya. Kapil’s married. In 1980, he married Romi Bhatia.Amiya Dev, their daughter, was born on January 16, 1996.

Kapil Dev's Wife
Indian Cricketer Captain Kapil Dev with his wife Romi Bjatia, Image Via: TheSportsRush

Kapil was hospitalized for a heart attack on October 23, 2020. He had an emergency coronary angioplasty in Delhi.

Kapil has had controversies. Former BCCI president I S Bindra said in 1999 that Kapil paid Manoj Prabhakar to underperform during the 1994 India-Sri Lanka series.

Kapil resigned as Indian Team coach and later dropped accusations due to blame.

He was investigated by the IRS in 2016 for buying firm shares at a steep discount. Kapil and others bought firm shares for Rs 6 crore, even though the book value was Rs 32 crore.

Kapil Dev’s Body Measurements

Kapi Dev is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 80 kg. Kapil has salt-and-pepper hair and dark brown eyes. Other bodily measurements of Kapil are unknown.

Kapil Dev Bowling, Photo Via: Pinterest

Social media Mccounts

Kapil uses Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Kapil’s Instagram page has over 139k followers. Facebook also has over 12k followers. Again, he has over 503k Twitter followers.