Kapil Dev showed Dawood Ibrahim the way out, brought the offer to Team India’s dressing room


Kapil Dev had said that he did not know who the man was.
Kapil Dev had said that I had asked him to leave the dressing room.

New Delhi. Over the years, many interesting things have happened in the dressing room of the Indian cricket team. However, out of all these, the story of Kapil Dev standing against Dawood Ibrahim is the most famous. There are many versions of this story. Apart from Kapil Dev, some other cricketers have also disclosed about this story. There is something different in every story, but one thing is true that Dawood Ibrahim came to the Indian dressing room and Kapil Dev showed him the way out. The Indian players were back in the dressing room after a rigorous practice session. It was really hot and humid that day in Sharjah. Indian players Srikkanth, Gavaskar, Vengsarkar, Kirti Azad were all taking their seats inside the dressing room. When two men entered the dressing room.

According to several media reports, Dawood Ibrahim came to the Indian dressing room with Bollywood comedian Mehmood. Mahmood had called Dawood Ibrahim a businessman in front of the Indian players. According to former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar’s version, underworld don Dawood Ibrahim entered the Indian dressing room in Sharjah in 1987 and promised each member of the team (including officials) a Toyota car if Imran Khan’s Pakistan team was defeated. did.

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Dilip Vengsarkar mentioned this story in 2013 during a program in Jalgaon. He had told, “Dawood had said – if you guys win the tournament, I will give each of you a Toyota car. The offer was rejected by the team. Vengsarkar also said that Kapil Dev had asked him to leave the room directly on his face.

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Even though the 1983 World Cup-winning captain accepted the fact that he asked a man to leave the Indian dressing room, as only authorized personnel were allowed inside. He clarified that he did not know who the person was or what he had offered to the team.

Kapil Dev said in an interview to India Today, “Yes, I remember during a match in Sharjah a gentleman came to our dressing room and wanted to talk to the players. But I immediately asked him to leave the dressing room as outsiders were not allowed there. He listened to me and then went out of the dressing room without saying anything. Later someone told me that he is a smuggler from Bombay and his name is Dawood Ibrahim. Nothing happened after that.

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