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About Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev retired from professional cricket in 1994 after having set multiple records and established himself as one of the sport’s all-time greatest. He represented India in the sport from 1978 to 1994 and was the captain when the team won the 1983 edition of the Cricket World Cup.
His domestic debut happened in 1975 with Haryana. He also played for Northamptonshire and Worcestershire of the England and Wales domestic cricket structure.
His full name is Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj. His parents’ names were Rajkumari and Ram Lal Nikhanj. He grew up alongside six siblings. He has a daughter named Amiya Dev with his wife, Romi Bhatia, whom he married in 1980.
He is an ICC Cricket Hall of Famer. He was also honored with India’s Padma Shri and Arjuna Award in the early 1980s.
His first autobiography, “By God’s Decree”, was released in 1985.
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Kapil Dev's Popularity
Kapil Dev is a famous Indian cricketer, who was born on January 6, 1959. As a person born on this date, Kapil Dev is listed in our database as the 86th most popular celebrity for the day (January 6) and the 274th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on January 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Kapil Dev is the 2212th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Kapil Dev's birthday, Kapil Dev is the 478th most famous Indian.
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