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'Hardik Pandya is nowhere near Kapil Dev,' says former India pacer Karsan Ghavri

DNWEB26259 | 1/13/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :396

Hardik Pandya’s exploits with the bat in recent times at the international stage and his ability to roll his arm over has brought comparisons with the legendary Kapil Dev. The former India captain wasonly modest in saying recently that “Hardik is better than me as an all-rounder”.
Kapil’s bowling partner in Tests in the 1970s and 1980s, left-armer Karsan Ghavri put an end to this debate as to who is a better all-rounder when he said in Mumbai on Thursday evening, “Hardik Pandya isnowhere near Kapil Dev. And, even if he has to reach there, he has got a long, long way to go. It's a very difficult comparison, but (Hardik) he is nowhere near Kapil Dev right now.”
Ghavri, 66 and who played 28 of his 39 Tests with Kapil, sharing
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