Kapil Dev Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Children & more.

Kapil Dev was born on January 6, 1959, in Chandigarh, India. Indian cricketer and the greatest pace bowler in his country’s history. He is the only cricketer to have scored over 5,000 runs and taken more than 400 wickets in international test match cricket.

Kapil Dev Award Winner


Full Name Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj
Profession Cricketer, Businessman
Height 6′
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
International Debut ODI-1 October 1978 against Pakistan at Quetta

Test-16-21 October 1978 against Pakistan at Faisalabad

Coach/Mentor Desh Prem Azad
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm fast-medium
Favourite Shot Hook & Drive
Favourite Ball Out-swing & In-swing Yorker
Award Achievement 1979-80: Arjuna Award

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

2010: ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

2013: CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award

Nationality Indian
Hometown Chandigarh, India
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date The year 1980
Wife Romi Bhatia
Children Daughter-Amiya Dev
Parents Father- Ram Lal Nikhanj

Mother- Raj Kumari Lajwanti

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