1983 World winning Indian skipper Kapil Dev who recently underwent angioplasty after suffering from heart attack is fit now and he is back on the golf course playing with his friends. The legendary player shared the video where he is enjoying playing golf and he poured his emotions in that video where he said “You cannot express in words what fun it is to be back on the golf course or a cricket ground. It is beautiful to be back at the golf course, having fun and playing with friends. That’s what life is all about,”.
Good to be back on the Golf Course …. pic.twitter.com/M3V6D7KEoF
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) November 12, 2020
Kapil has played 131 Tests and 225 ODIs for the Indian cricket team. In the longest format of the game, the all-rounder amassed 5248 runs and picked 434 wickets. He is regarded as one of the best all-rounders who has played the game. He is also touted as one of the best captains in World Cricket. He received various accolades for his contributions towards this great game of cricket where he was named by Wisden as Indian cricketer of the century in 2002. On 11th March 2010, Dev was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
He also shares a unique record which is still not broken till date as he is the only player in the history of cricket to score more than 5000 Test runs and take more than 400 wickets in the longest format of the game. Kapil is often credited for bringing fast bowling revolution in the Indian team as before him Indian bowling lineup had only spinners. His innings of 175 runs against Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup is still considered as one of the best innings played by an Indian under tough circumstances. The members of 1983 World Cup-winning team revealed that the credit for lifting the trophy goes to Skipper Kapil Dev who performed exceptionally well for the team when needed with both bat and ball. 1983 World Cup victory changed the dynamics of Indian cricket as it inspired the next generation of cricketers back then to pick this great game of cricket as a profession.