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Virat Kohli equals THIS record of Kapil Dev and more stats from Oval Test win

Team India defeated England by 157 runs to win the fourth Test at the Oval in London on Monday (September 6). It was India's first win over England at the Oval in a Test match in 50 years and skipper Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain after Kapil Dev to win two Tests in a series in England. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at some of the top statistics from India's historic win at the Oval. 

Sep 07, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

India vs England 4th Test: Jasprit Bumrah surpasses Kapil Dev to become fastest Indian pacer to achieve THIS feat

With Pope's wicket, Bumrah broke former Indian skipper Kapil Dev's record. Kapil Dev had taken 25 Tests to reach 100 wickets while Bumrah achieved the milestone in his 24th game.

Sep 06, 2021, 20:43 PM IST

On golden jubilee of 1971 win, check India's greatest Test series triumphs

On August 24, 1971, India created history by recording their first-ever Test series win on English soil. The Ajit Wadekar-led side defeated England by four wickets in the third Test at The Oval to clinch the three-match series 1-0. On the 50th anniversary of the 1971 victory, we take a look at India's great Test series wins on foreign soil.

Aug 24, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi tells Kapil Dev: You are constant source of inspiration for all sports lovers

The Indian Tokyo Olympics contingent had on Monday gone to 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, the official residence of PM Narendra Modi to have breakfast with him.

Aug 19, 2021, 06:50 AM IST

India vs England 2nd Test Stats: All records made and broken – In pics

India put on a scintillating show on the final day of the second Test at the Lord's Cricket Ground against England on Monday to register a 151-run win.

Aug 17, 2021, 20:29 PM IST

India at 75: From 1983 World Cup win to Abhinav Bindra's Olympics gold - India's greatest sporting achievements, Part One

India will celebrate their 75th Independence Day on Sunday (August 15) and over the years the nation has seen some landmark sporting moments. In this three-part Photo Gallery, Zee News English takes a looks at 15 of India's greatest sporting achievements. In part one of our series, we take a look at great triumphs like 1983 World Cup and Abhinav Bindra's gold medal at 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Aug 13, 2021, 14:18 PM IST

Kapil Dev back THIS man in Ravi Shastri vs Rahul Dravid coach debate

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri's contract will come to an end after the 2021 T20 World Cup in the UAE in October. 

Jul 05, 2021, 11:18 AM IST

India legend Kapil Dev criticises current generation of bowlers, says THIS

Kapil Dev, who was the top wicket-taker in Test cricket at one point in time, said he would not shy away from bowling at least 10 overs to even the No. 10 batsmen since they believed it would help build muscles.

Jul 01, 2021, 18:08 PM IST

On this day: Kapil Dev’s Team India became World Champions for the first time in 1983

India stunned two-time defending champions West Indies at the famous final at Lord’s to script a new era in Indian cricket. It took another 28 years for India to repeat World Cup glory, this time led by MS Dhoni against Sri Lanka in 2011 in front of the Indian crowd at Wankhede.

Jun 25, 2021, 09:35 AM IST

Today’s Trivia: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar played ‘International Cricket’ for Pakistan before making his India debut

Tendulkar also nearly took the catch of  Kapil Dev in the match.

May 30, 2021, 09:59 AM IST

WTC Final: India legend Kapil Dev warns Rishabh Pant, advises him not to do THIS in England

Pant is known for his aggressive batting style and he likes to take the attack to the opposition.

May 26, 2021, 18:19 PM IST

Angry Kapil Dev 'mankad' South Africa's Peter Kirsten, engages in ugly spat - WATCH

This incident took place during the second ODI between India and hosts South Africa in 1992, which saw the Proteas complete the contest with a six-wicket win. 

May 21, 2021, 15:22 PM IST

Selection controversies: When Kapil Dev blamed Sunil Gavaskar for getting dropped for Kolkata Test against England

Former India star all-rounder and match-winner Kapil Dev was axed from the side for the Test and the decision was hard to digest for many as he was in his prime form at that time.

May 16, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

ODI Cricketer of decade: Virat Kohli wins HUGE honour, Sachin Tendulkar and Kapil Dev also awarded

The 32-year-old Virat Kohli, who made his ODI debut in August 2008 against Sri Lanka, is among the finest batsmen of all time, and has amassed a staggering 12,169 runs from 254 ODIs.

Apr 15, 2021, 13:06 PM IST

World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Kapil Dev, 62, took the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday at the Fortis Hospital Heart Institute under the supervision of his cardiologist Dr. Atul Mathur, Director of Cardiology.

Mar 03, 2021, 17:58 PM IST

In Pics: India's leading bowlers at home, Kumble & Ashwin lead the way

Indian off-spinner R Ashwin completed 400 wickets in just his 77th Test joining Richard Hadlee and Dale Steyn in reaching this mark in second quickest time. Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh claimed that Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh would have picked up 1000 and 800 wickets respectively if they bowled spin-friendly tracks like the one at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. We take a look at India's leading wickettakers when it comes to Test matches at home.

Feb 26, 2021, 14:20 PM IST

India vs England 3rd Test: Ishant Sharma set for landmark 100th match in Motera

Ishant Sharma’s current record stands at 302 wickets in 99 Tests at an average of 32.22 with 11 five-wicket hauls and 1 ten-wicket haul. His stats are even more impressive if you look at his average which is 22.91 or since 2018 when it dips to 19.34. 

Feb 22, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

Ranveer Singh starrer sports drama 83 gets new release date - Check out

83, based on India’s first World Cup win under the captaincy of Kapil Dev in 1983, will release in theatres. Making the announcement, Ranveer Singer took to Twitter to share the news. Along with the poster, he wrote, “June 4th, 2021 !!!! In Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. See you in cinemas !!!  #ThisIs83.”  

Feb 19, 2021, 23:23 PM IST

India vs England 1st Test: Ishant Sharma becomes THIRD Indian pacer to achieve this feat

His haul includes 11 five-wicket hauls and 1 ten-wicket haul and he is now third-fastest to this landmark behind Ravichandran Ashwin and Zaheer Khan. Former India left-arm paceman Zaheer Khan had 311 Test wickets in 92 Tests while the legendary Kapil Dev ended up with 434 Test scalps in 131 Tests. 

Feb 08, 2021, 13:28 PM IST

'Team India's greatest all-rounder' Kapil Dev celebrates 62nd birthday, wishes pour in

India's first World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev celebrated his 62nd birthday on Wednesday. On the occasion, several former and current cricketers sent their heart-warming wishes to the former cricketer. 

Jan 06, 2021, 14:30 PM IST