Up to date: Oct 20, 2019 21:48 IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Former cricketer Kapil Dev on Sunday recalled the time when captaincy was handed over to him, saying that he was ‘scared in addition to completely satisfied’.
“Generally you get some issues earlier than time and later you realise. I used to be 23 years previous once they made me the captain. I used to be scared in addition to completely satisfied as a result of I used to be pondering how will I deal with these senior gamers. However I used to be completely satisfied as a result of the selector felt that I used to be succesful sufficient to be a captain,” Dev mentioned in his speech at an occasion right here.
Dev mentioned that on the sphere he was the captain however off the sphere, his ‘heroes’ have been the captain.
“I used to be feeling a bit bizarre that I grew to become the captain and my heroes have been enjoying with me and underneath me. So, that was a really troublesome time … I solely thought one factor that on the sphere I used to be the captain however off the sphere, all of them are my captain,” he mentioned.
Actor Ranveer Singh goes to play the position of Dev within the film ’83’. When requested in regards to the film, Dev mentioned the film just isn’t about him however on how his group lifted the 1983 World Cup trophy.
“The film just isn’t about me. The film is about how we received the 1983 World Cup. Sure, I’m fortunate that an actor like Ranveer Singh, who has a lot means, is enjoying my position,” mentioned Dev. (ANI)