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Kapil Dev to receive lifetime award

Formr Indian captain Kapi Dev will receive the BCCI’s CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013. He will be the 21st player to receive the award after Lala Amarnath was the first one to receive the award in the year 1994.

 

Indian Captain who lead his team win the maiden World Cup title in 1983 had a cold war with BCCI for several years and now returning to the official fold.

 

Kapil played for India between 1978 and 1994. During his 16 years long carrier from India he played 131 test and 225 ODIs.

 

He was the first cricketer to make 5000 runs and take 400 wickets in test matches. His final test wicket tally was 434 wickets which remained the world record for many years.

 

After the retirement from International cricket  Kapil coached Indian team in 1999-2000 and also was the chairman of National Cricket Academy in Bangalore in 2006-07.

 

Kapil was involved in a long and bitter batter with BCCI in 2007 after the birth of ICL which now is not into function leading the cold war with country’s cricket board.

 

Kapil then cut off his ties with ICL in July 2012 ending near about five year war with BCCI. 

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