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Some of his remarkable feats

The 1983 tournament memorable knock of 175 against Zimbabwe , this was first ever century in ODI by an Indian

On 13 June 1983 in the league stage of Prudential World Cup became first Indian to scalp fifer in an ODI

Best bowling by a skipper in test cricket 9/83 vs WesT Indies at Ahmedabad

75 Wickets in 1983, Most in a calendar year by an Indian bowler, eclipsing his own record of 74 wickets in 1979. That year in 1979 he also scored 619 runs thus becoming the only player with 70 plus wickets and 600 runs in a calendar year.

Only player with 4000 test runs and 400 wickets

Joint Fastest hundred by an Indian in test , 74 ball 💯 against Sri Lanka in 1986 Kanpur test. This record was equaled by Azharuddin in 1996 Calcutta test.

Kapil Dev and Dilip Vengsarkar were the first pair to play 100 tests together.


Kapil holds the record of most test inns batted without being run out, a record 184 inns in his career.

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