Happy Birthday Kapil Dev: A look at legendary all-rounder's standout records 

January 06, 2023

Sports Tak Staff 

Legendary Indian all-rounder and World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev turned 64 years old on January 06 (Friday). 

Let's take a look at some of the standout records held by Kapil Dev. 

Kapil Dev is the youngest captain to win a World Cup. He led India to a World Cup triumph in 1983 when he was 24 years and 170 days old. 

Kapil Dev is the only Indian pacer who has bagged 100 wickets in a calendar year. He achieved the mark in 1983. 

Kapil Dev holds the record for bagging the most wickets (687) by an Indian pacer in international cricket. 

Kapil Dev is the only Indian player to achieve the No.1 all-rounder ranking in ODIs. 

Kapil Dev holds the record for the highest ODI score at No.6 (175 not out vs Zimbabwe)

Kapil Dev is the only player in history with a stat line of 4,000 runs and 400 wickets in Test cricket. 

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