Top Records held by Kapil Dev

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Captain's best innings figures  [9 for 83 against the West Indies in Ahmedabad (1983)]

Best bowling figures by an Indian captain [10 for 135 against the West Indies in Ahmedabad (1983)]

Most wickets in a year by an Indian [75 wickets in 18 Tests (1983)]

In Test cricket, he is the only player to score 4000 runs and take 400 wicket (5248 runs and 434 wickets)

Only player in Test history to score 600 runs and take 70 wickets in a year [619 runs and 74 wickets in 17 Tests (1979)]

Highest batting average when batting at No. 5 or lower (175* against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup)

The first player to amass a total of 3000 runs and 250 wickets

The first century by an Indian batsman (175* against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup)

First Indian Captain to win the World Cup (1983)

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