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Kapil Dev

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He is a former Indian cricketer regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders to have played cricket. He was named by Wisden as the Indian ...

 

Bio

Full Name

Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj


NickName(s)

- Haryana Hurricane, KD


Profession(s)

- Cricketer, Businessman


 

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)

in feet inches- 6


Weight (approx.)

in kilograms- 80 kg


Eye Colour

Dark Brown


Hair Colour

Salt Pepper


 

Career

Debut

ODI

- - 1 October 1978 against Pakistan at Quetta


Test

- - 16-21 October 1978 against Pakistan at Faisalabad


Awards/Honours

1979-80:

- Arjuna Award
Kapil Dev Receiving The Arjuna Award By The Then President of India Sanjeeva Reddy


1982:

- Padma Shri


1983:

- Wisden Cricketer of the Year


1991:

- Padma Bhushan


2002:

- Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century


2008:

- Honoured as Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Territorial Army
Kapil Dev Being Honoured as Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Territorial Army


2010:

- ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


2013:

- CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award


 

Personal Life

Zodiac Sign

Capricorn


Signature


Kapil Dev Signature


Schools

- DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh


College(s)

- Did Not Attend


Date Of Birth

Tuesday, 06 Jan 1959

Age:

63


Birthplace

Chandigarh, India


Nationality

Indian


Hometown

Chandigarh, India


Educational Qualification

- Not Known


Religion

Hinduism


Caste

Jat

[Source]


Food Habit

Non-vegetarian


Address

- A sprawling house at Sundar Nagar, Delhi


Hobbies

Playing Golf, Table Tennis, and Squash, Watching Films


 

Relationships

Marital Status

Married


Marriage Date


 

Family

Spouse(s)

- Romi Bhatia (Entrepreneur)
Kapil Dev With His Wife Romi


Parents

Father

- - Ram Lal Nikhanj (teak merchant; died in 1975)


Mother

- - Raj Kumari Lajwanti (died in 2009)
Kapil Dev With His Mother Raj Kumari Lajwanti


Siblings

Brother(s)

- - Ramesh (younger; lives in sector-9, Chandigarh), Bhushan (elder; lives in sector-27, Chandigarh)


Sister(s)

- - Naresh, Manju, Neeru, and Pinky Gill


Children

Son

- - None


Daughter

- - Amiya Dev (born; 16 January 1996)


 

Favourites

Food

Cheese, Thai and Italian Cuisines


Car(s)

Four-door Porsche Panamera sedan


 

Personal Belongings / Assets

Assets/Properties

- Elevens - The Kaptains Retreat restaurant in Sector-35, Chandigarh


- Elevens - The Kaptains Retreat restaurant at Fraser Road in Patna, Bihar


- 5% stake in Zicom Electronics


- Dev Musco Lighting Pvt Limited in partnership with Musco Lighting to install floodlights in sports venues in India


- SAMCO Ventures; holding company for SAMCO Securities


Cars Collection

- Four-door Porsche Panamera sedan
Kapil Dev In His Porsche


- C-Class Mercedes (HR 26 DA 1983)


- Mercedes GLS 350 d (HR 26 DB 1983)


- Toyota Fortuner (DL 8 CAF 1983)


 

Money Factor

Salary (approx.)

- 5 lakh per match + bonus

[Source]


Net Worth

- Not Known


Updated: Saturday,May 21, 2022 13:29 PM GMT-06:00

DISCLAIMER: The above information is sourced from various websites/ media reports. The website does not guarantee a 100% accuracy of the figures. Please use the "Suggest Edit" page to send us correction and more information.

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