Kapil Dev - Quotes

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In the long run, I believe that honesty is definitely the best policy. One can get away by being dishonest for a short term, but ultimately, honesty is what pays. ---->>>

If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden. ---->>>

The hunger to win must not die... The appetite has to remain big. ---->>>

Irrespective of any political party, I am a supporter of good people who want to do something for the society. ---->>>

When you have to work, work with a smile. ---->>>

I was a naughty kid. Teachers did not like me much. ---->>>

The next generation has always been and will be better than the previous one. If it is not, then the world would not be moving forward. ---->>>

All you have to do is to dream big and try to fulfil it. ---->>>

No cricket should be played for at least a month anywhere in the world after a World Cup. ---->>>

Spirituality lies in what you do and how you do it and not what result you get. ---->>>

Sports should not become routine. It should be about passion. ---->>>

Virat Kohli has so far shown that he has more ability and talent than anybody else, and if he can play till 32 or 34 with same fitness and without injuries, he will come to a point where not even Vivian Richards neither Sachin Tendulkar had such a record. ---->>>

As a sportsman, my aim was to help sportspersons grow. The idea is to see what is good for sport rather than what's good for individuals.

As a sportsman, my aim was to help sportspersons grow. The idea is to see what is good for sport rather than what's good for individuals.

Every person gets negative things, they learn from those negative things, and you become a positive person.

Every person gets negative things, they learn from those negative things, and you become a positive person.

Fast bowling is an art, like spin bowling. ---->>>

I don't look into negative things. Go past mistakes and look forward. ---->>>

It is always nice when you are honoured. The Lifetime award makes me feel old. I am only 55. ---->>>

Selectors can't please everyone, but I am OK if they are working for the benefit of Indian cricket. It's an administrative decision to appoint a selection committee, and I would like to let them do their job. ---->>>

I feel that World Cup cricket should be played like football in which all the 160 countries take part. If only a handful of countries are going to keep on playing in the World Cup without making the game popular, I will be a sad man. ---->>>

Apart from education, you need good health, and for that, you need to play sports.

Apart from education, you need good health, and for that, you need to play sports.

As I enter a new phase of life and my circle broadens, I start learning new things. ---->>>

Cricket is very simple... you play till you can sustain. ---->>>

All artists are crazy. ---->>>

Good sports facilities are a blessing. ---->>>

I always breathe cricket. ---->>>

Test cricket is a different sort of cricket altogether. Some players who are good for one-day cricket may be a handicap in a Test match. ---->>>

Try and understand: cricket was played by Commonwealth countries only; now it has started in other countries as well, and I am proud of that. ---->>>

Though teenagers are generally very interested in sports, they must realise that education is the most important thing in their lives. They must find the right balance. ---->>>

When you are growing up, everyone will help you. When you reach the top, everyone will start pulling you down. The same people who help you will be the same people who try to pull you down. ---->>>

Cricket has become more popular, not me... When the game grows, those who've played it also 'grow.' ---->>>

I have played cricket on my own terms. ---->>>

I never wanted to take autographs, always wanted to give them. To do this, you have to achieve something. ---->>>

I think pride is more important sometimes than making money. ---->>>

If I can teach cricket overseas, why wouldn't I do so in my own country? ---->>>

My role models have kept on changing. ---->>>

Speed can't always get you wickets. ---->>>

The West Indians and Pakistanis play one-day cricket so well because they play for English counties. ---->>>

There is inspiration all around us. ---->>>

People often ask me whether I believe in God. I haven't seen God. But I think that one's beliefs are one's God - and, in those terms, yes, God is there. ---->>>

I, as a cricketer, would like to see 100 counties playing top-flight cricket, just like tennis and football. If I am alive to see that, I will be very happy. ---->>>

If your work becomes a source of enjoyment and a challenge, it will never seem like work - it will be fun. If you ever feel that your work is a burden, there is no point carrying on with it. ---->>>

Sports is my passion. ---->>>

When I was a boy, cricket was very, very English. Anyone who spoke English and anyone from a big town could play. And that was it. ---->>>

As an Indian, I would like to back my government. ---->>>

I am not too intelligent. ---->>>

Maybe a day will come when we may have to just put on a pair of glasses and see sports events. ---->>>

My best wishes are with Indian cricket in general. I wish each one of our cricketers success at the international and domestic level. ---->>>

People never expected a boy from a small town to have a life like I did. ---->>>

The biggest test for any cricketer in England is the weather. ---->>>

When you take risks and things don't go your way, you can be heavily criticised by the media. ---->>>

I have great respect for Jaypee Greens as a company that has produced a truly world class, 24-carat, championship golf course. I am happy to be associated with a company with such outstanding qualities. ---->>>

Let me clarify it through the national news agency that I am not joining Aam Aadmi Party. There has been reports that I will be officially joining AAP, but I can assure you that nothing of that sort is happening. ---->>>

Certain cricketers are meant to play Test cricket. ---->>>

I have no political aspirations. That's it. ---->>>

I never said, 'I wouldn't help a cricketer if he approaches me.' ---->>>

I used to hate any batsman who would not get out in my deliveries. ---->>>

I wasn't a ladies' man. ---->>>

If you have two good off spinners, what is the problem in playing both of them. ---->>>

It isn't easy being a celebrity cricketer in India. ---->>>

One can't feel old in a day or overnight! ---->>>

If you are playing on a turning wicket, toss plays an important role. The team that wins the toss gets an opportunity to play on the fresh wicket. You should always prepare the wicket as per team's strength. But a rank turner might backfire. ---->>>


Name: Kapil Dev
Nationality: Indian
Born: 01-06, 1959
Birthplace: Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Occupation: Athlete

Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj ( pronunciation ; born 6 January 1959), better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer, often considered one of the greatest cricketers of India. He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002, Kapil Dev is considered as one of the greatest all-rounders of all time (wikipedia)