Ahmedabad, November 19 (Language) Former India captain Kapil Dev on Sunday claimed that he was not invited for the World Cup final between the host team and Australia here.
Kapil, who led India to its first ODI World Cup title in 1983, said he wanted to go to the match with his teammates.
Kapil told ‘ABP News’, “I was not invited there at all. They didn’t call me so I didn’t go. It is just that simple. I would have liked the entire 1983 team to be there with me but I think it’s such a big tournament and people are so busy with responsibilities that sometimes they forget. ,
Among the former Indian captains present at the Narendra Modi Stadium was Sourav Ganguly, who was invited as the former President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Well, BCCI has a rule that it invites former presidents and officials.
Big Bollywood celebrities like Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh were present to watch the match. Legendary badminton player Prakash Padukone was also present in the stands.
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