Salaam Cricket 2019: Kapil Dev greatest Indian cricketer ever, says Sunil Gavaskar

first_imgSunil Gavaskar said Kapil Dev was the greatest Indian cricketer ever because he could change matches with bat and ball. Kapil Dev was captain when India lifted the World Cup in 1983 at Lord’s and Gavaskar continues to be great friends with the legendary all-rounder.Speaking at Salaam Cricket 2019, Sunil Gavaskar said Kapil Dev was the first real athlete in Indian cricket – Kapil, as is well known, is an avid golfer.Kapil was the first real athlete in Indian cricket. He plays good squash, snooker and golf. He is the first athlete who would have been good at any field. From there, the Indian team also started to look at all-rounders.Kapil changed the whole outlook. That is the reason I call him the greatest Indian cricketer ever. He could change matches India with bat or ball, Gavaskar said at Salaam Cricket 2019.Shane Warne said Kapil Dev would have earned a lot of money had he been playing the Indian Premier League.Sunil Gavaskar and Shane Warne began Salaam Cricket 2019 with some rivetting tales from their playing days. Before the session, Gavaskar and Warne picked their favourite moments at Lord’s.While Gavaskar picked 1983’s World Cup winning moment as his favourite, Shane Warne said his most memorable moment was in 1999 when Australia won their 2nd World Cup, also at Lord’s.Also Watch:last_img

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