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List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev is a Former Test and One Day International (ODI) cricketer who represented India between 1978 and 1994. He took 24 five-wicket hauls during his international career. In cricket, a five-wicket haul-also known as a five-for or fifer [2] -refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [3] and Fewer than 40 bowlers-have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls at international level In Their cricketing careers. [4] [N 1] A right-arm fast bowler , Kapil Dev took 434 wickets in Test cricket and 253 in ODIs. [5] With 23 five-wicket hauls in Tests, he has the third highest number of international five-wicket hauls among Indian cricketers as of 2012, after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh . [4] [N 2] Kapil Dev Was named by the Wisden as one of Their Cricketers of the Year in 1983 and Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002. [6] [7] Eight years later, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Inducted him into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame . [8] As of 2012, Kapil Dev also holds the record for being the only player to have taken more than 400 wickets and scored over 5,000 runs in Tests.
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