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Kapil Dev Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Kapil Dev Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More


Real Name Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj
Nickname Haryana Hurricane, Dev
Profession Former Indian Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight in Kilograms- 82 kg
in Pounds- 181 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 41 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Test- 16 October 1978 vs Pakistan at Faisalabad
ODI- 1 October 1978 vs Pakistan at Quetta
International Retirement Test- 19 March 1994 vs New Zealand at Hamilton
ODI- 17 October 1994 vs West Indies at Faridabad
Coach/Mentor Desh Prem Azad
Domestic/State Team Haryana,
Nature on field Aggressive
Likes to play against Pakistan
Favourite Shot/ball Hook, Outswing, Inswinging Yorker
Records (main ones) • In early 1994, he broke the record held by Sir Richard Hadlee to become the highest Test Wicket-Taker in the world.
• He is the only player to have achieved the all-rounder’s double (4000 Test Runs and 400 Test Wickets).
• When he took 300 wickets, he became the youngest player to do so (27 years, 2 days).
Career Turning Point When he won the World Cup for India in 1983
Personal Life
Date of Birth 6 January 1959
Age (as in 2016) 57 Years
Birth Place Chandigarh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chandigarh, India
School D.A.V. School, Chandigarh, India
College N/A
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father- Ram Lal Nikhanj
Mother- Raj Kumari Lajwanti
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Playing Golf, Listening Music
Controversies • Throughout the career, his differences with Sunil Gavaskar were highly reported.
• In 2000, when he was coach of the Indian Cricket Team, his name appeared in the match-fixing allegation and he resigned subsequently.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Cheese, Thai and Italian Cuisines
Favourite Colour Black, White
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Romi Bhatia (married 1980)
Children Son- N/A
Daughter- Amiya Dev (born 16 January 1996)
Money Factor
Net Worth $30 million



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