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R Ashwin to get Polly Umrigar Award

Dec 26, 2013: R Ashwin, the India offspinner, is the winner of the Polly Umrigar Award for 2012-13, the BCCI has announced. The board also named former India captain Kapil Dev the winner of the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

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Kapil to get BCCI lifetime achievement award

Dec 18, 2013: Kapil Dev, the former India captain, has been unanimously chosen as the recipient of the BCCI's CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2013

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Kapil Dev's coach Azad dies aged 75

Aug 16, 2013: Desh Prem Azad, former coach of Kapil Dev and other Test cricketers, died on Friday aged 75 after a brief illness in Mohali

Vishal Dikshit

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Kapil Dev returns to BCCI fold

Jul 25, 2012: Kapil Dev, the former India captain, has cut off his association with the unofficial Indian Cricket League opening the door to work again with the BCCI

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Kapil not eligible for one-time benefit - Shukla

May 31, 2012: Rajiv Shukla, the IPL chairman, has confirmed Kapil Dev, India's World Cup winning captain in 1983, is not eligible for the BCCI's one-time benefit to former cricketers

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Not all cricketers are answerable to BCCI - Kapil

May 29, 2012: Kapil Dev, India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain, has said that the BCCI cannot question Indian cricketers who are not employed by or contracted to it on matters that the board considers contradictory to its policies

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Kapil Dev likely to miss out on BCCI's benefit payment

May 22, 2012: Kapil Dev appears to have been left out of the list of former cricketers due to receive the one-time monetary benefit announced by the BCCI for former national and domestic cricketers who retired before 2003-04

Siddhartha Talya

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Tendulkar should reconsider ODI career - Ganguly

Feb 22, 2012: Sourav Ganguly has said Sachin Tendulkar needs to reconsider his decision to keep playing one-day cricket

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Rotate seniors to grow young players - Kapil

Sep 21, 2011: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said that retirement should not be forced upon the senior players

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What's luck got to do with injury?

Aug 4, 2011: When a player walks off the field injured, we tend to sympathise. We need to pause to think if he is culpable

Sanjay Manjrekar

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Gavaskar, Kapil criticise Fletcher's appointment

Apr 28, 2011: Former India captains Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev have criticised the appointment of Duncan Fletcher as the coach of the national team, saying the BCCI should have instead picked former India players

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1992

South Africa return the favour

Jan 1, 2011: When the time came for South Africa to host their first international series after readmission, it was only natural they pick India

Siddhartha Talya

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India need a settled side to win World Cup - Kapil

Nov 25, 2010: India's World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev has said MS Dhoni's team has the ability to win the World Cup in 2011 but will have to ensure that it finds a settled combination with its bowlers staying clear of injury

Sharda Ugra

The XI

Sons of a golden age

Sep 14, 2010: Six of the XI made their debuts after November 1989. A sign that this is one of Indian cricket's best periods ever

Suresh Menon

All-time XI: India

Dhoni, Kumble, Hazare in India's all-time XI

Sep 14, 2010: MS Dhoni has made it to ESPNcricinfo's India all-time XI, beating record-holding keepers Syed Kirmani and Kiran More

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Kapil Dev inducted into Hall of Fame

Mar 9, 2010: The former India captain played 131 Tests and 225 ODIs across a 16-year career, and is best remembered for leading India to victory in the 1983 World Cup.

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South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Port Elizabeth, 1992

One-armed bandit

Feb 21, 2010: As his team-mates collapsed and Donald raged, Kapil Dev took the fight to South Africa

Suresh Menon

Pakistan v India, 5th Test, Lahore, 1983

Curve it like Kapil

Dec 13, 2009: So what if the series was lost: one man was stoked enough to take eight in the innings - and end Majid Khan's career in the process

Ayaz Memon

Raj Singh Dungarpur 1935-2009

A life devoted to Indian cricket

Sep 12, 2009: Former cricketers and administrators pay tribute to Raj Singh Dungarpur, who passed away at the age of 73

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Un-Indian idol

May 30, 2009: Kapil Dev bowled fast at a time when his country didn't produce fast bowlers; his spirit lives on through the style and aggression of modern Indian teams

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