Kapil Dev takes internet by storm, wears cricket gears to support India’s fight against Covid-19 – Watch Video

Kapil Dev takes internet by storm, wears cricket gears to support India's fight against Covid-19 - Watch Video
Kapil Dev takes internet by storm, wears cricket gears to support India's fight against Covid-19 - Watch Video

Kapil Dev takes internet by storm, wears cricket gears to support India’s fight against Covid-19 – Watch Video – Former India cricketer and world cup winning captain, Kapil Dev dons cricket gears and picked up a bat after a long time to support India’s fight against Covid-19. Kapil Dev, who retired from international cricket in 1994, featured in an advertisement for Nissan India where he stressed on the need to wash hands in order to beat Covid-19.

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“Get the confidence to smash Corona out of the country. Legendary cricketer @therealkapildev shares his strategy to deal with the most dangerous bouncer India has ever seen,” the Nissan India tweeted.

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In the advertisement, Kapil explained the importance of wearing gloves while batting in order to stay safe. He also told how washing hands can keep India safe from Covid-19.

“A fastball can injure you. That is why we say, ‘stay protected’. While batting or keeping, we always wear gloves. Here’s one way to protect yourself from the Coronavirus. Please wash your hands with soap or sanitize them often to keep yourself safe. Because this dangerous Corona ball can come your way, any time,” Kapil said in the video.

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“The pandemic is the toughest match India has ever faced. To help us prepare better and be match-ready for this challenge, Nissan India has brought in our legendary Indian captain, @therealkapildev. Here’s what our champion has to say about getting ready,” it tweeted.

Kapil Dev was the captain of the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 World Cup in England.

“I’ve played many do-or-die matches in my career. Won some. Lost some. But, this one is the most dangerous of all, the match against Coronavirus. We thought we were winning the first innings against Coronavirus, but it came back with a vengeance in the second innings. No matter how dangerous the opposition is, we’ve got to be prepared and safe to win the match. Get ready to defeat Corona,” the former India cricketer concluded.

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Earlier this week, Dev broke down while remembering former India middle-order batsman Yashpal Sharma who passed away on Tuesday morning after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.