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It appeared as if the whole nation stood up to greet me in Ahmedabad on my taking the nd wicket. Not this business of 'we don't have an all-rounder so we are not a balanced team! Although his match figures were unimpressive, the numbers did not convey any measure of his contribution.

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India's tour of Australia in —81 had the looks of the familiar Indian series as India were 1—0 down and were defending a meagre runs and Dev virtually ruled out with a groin injury. In that Australian tour he took 25 wickets. The country was proud and that made me really happy A naturally aggressive player, he often helped India in difficult situations by taking the attack to the opposition.

In a —79 Test series against the West Indieshe not only took seven wickets in the fourth Test but also scored runs in the fifth Test to help India win the series.

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Skills[ edit ] Dev was a right-arm pace bowler noted for his graceful action and potent outswingerand was India's main strike bowler for most of his career.

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