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Kapil Dev joins Twitter

| | Updated on: May 05, 2015
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Now you can follow India's 1983 Cricket World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev on Twitter.

In a YouTube video where he introduces his Twitter handle @therealkapildev, the legendary cricketer said: “…Mein bhi Twitter handle aake kheloon aapke saath”

In his first tweet dated April 25, he said: “Ab main finally Twitter par hoon. Yahan khoob saari baatein karengay aur aap se samay samay par information share karunga.”

His bio on the handle says: “Cricketer. Humanitarian. World Cup Winning Captain. Foodie. Dilwala.”

His account has 15 tweets as of now, and follows six on Twitter. Two of them are from his fraternity – MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. He also follows the Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Twitter.

Kapil Dev follows his namesake actor Kapil Sharma, and the Indian tennis player Sania Mirza.

The International Cricket Council welcomed Kapil Dev with a tweet: It's fantastic to welcome India's 1983 World Cup Winning Captain @therealkapildev onto Twitter!”

Till 4 pm on Tuesday, he had 1,600 followers.

Published on January 23, 2018

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