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Kapil Dev, Hardik Pandya cannot be compared: Azhar

by Surendra Kumar Sep 06, 2018 • 12:14 PM

Kolkata, Jan 30 (CRICKETNMORE) - Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday said "there cannot be another Kapil Dev," rubbishing the comparison of India's first World Cup winning captain with all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

"It's not advisable to do that," Azhar said when asked about the two all-rounders being compared to one another.

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"It's not good. Because there can never be another Kapil Dev. It's very difficult to get another Kapil Dev as amount of hard workload he took over a period of time, he used to bowl 20-25 overs in a day. Not many people can do it now," the 54-year-old said about his former teammate.

Pandya, 24, is often considered as India's best all-rounder since the days of the legendary Dev who guided India to its first ever World Cup in 1983.

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