Kapil Devs wax figure unveiled for Madame Tussauds in Delhi

first_imgPTI5_11_2017_000042BPTI5_11_2017_000044BPTI5_11_2017_000045BPTI5_11_2017_000046BPTI5_11_2017_000047BNew Delhi, May 11 (PTI) When the 23rd Madame Tussauds wax museum opens to public later this year, the audience will be transported back in time to 1983, the year India won its first Cricket World Cup tournament under Kapil Devs captaincy.The 58-year-old Indian cricket legend today unveiled his first-ever wax figure here, which will be among other such figures of sports icons like Sachin Tendulkar, Lionel Messi and David Beckham.”Im honoured to get my wax figure among such icons of the nation at Madame Tussauds Delhi. Receiving this at the age of 58 motivates me as an individual to evolve more,” Kapil said.Sculpted in the iconinc bowling pose of the former Indian captain, the wax figure, which has been crafted from over 300 measurements and photographs, is reminiscent of Indias victory in the 1983 World Cup tournament.”The whole process of making of my figure by Madame Tussauds has been an exciting journey, and I am fascinated to see the intrinsic details beautifully captured.”I wish Madame Tussauds the best of wishes for the great job that they are putting in. I am also excited to see my figure at the upcoming attraction,” the cricketer said.Managed by Merlin Entertainments, Madame Tussauds in Delhi will have over 50 wax figures of famous personalities from sports, cinema, politics, history and music.”We are extremely thrilled to be unveiling Mr Kapil Devs figure in Delhi. Madame Tussauds is renowned all over the world for immortalising icons from every sphere; for their fans to be able to admire the exquisite artwork captured forever.advertisement”Kapil Dev is a global icon and it goes without saying that his figure will bring fans from across the globe to capture memories with him,” Anshul Jain, general manager and director at Merlin Entertainments India, said. PTI MAH BKlast_img read more


WATCH: Pulisic scores Messi-like goal

first_imgUnited States VIDEO: Pulisic scores Messi-like goal for USA vs. Panama Goal Last updated 2 years ago 07:59 10/7/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(3) Don't use, wrong size United States United States v Panama Panama WC Qualification CONCACAF Videos The 19-year-old walked his way around goalkeeper Jaime Penedo to give the Americans an early lead in their crucial World Cup qualifier in Orlando Was that Christian Pulisic or Lionel Messi?The 19-year-old Pulisic looked a lot like the Barcelona star as he blew past Panama defenders and tip-toed around goalkeeper Jaime Penedo to give the U.S. an early lead in their 4-0 win in World Cup qualifying on Friday.The amazing goal came in the eighth minute of a must-win game for the Americans, who entered the match in Orlando sitting in fourth place in the Hexagonal round of qualifying. Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Just a kid from Hershey. @cpulisic_10 delivers yet again for the #USMNT ! — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) October 7, 2017 The top three CONCACAF teams are guaranteed a spot in next summer’s World Cup in Russia, while the fourth-place nation will play the winner of a playoff between Australia and Syria.The Borussia Dortmund star then helped his side a two-goal cushion early in the first half when he assisted Jozy Altidore in the 19th minute. Pulisic worked his way down the left side of the pitch, crossing the ball to Altidore for the tap-in.Pick your poison .Goal : @JozyAltidore ➡️ @cpulisic_10 Goal : @cpulisic_10 ➡️ @JozyAltidore — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) October 7, 2017 Altidore went on to convert a penalty kick to give the Americans a three-goal lead at halftime. Bobby Wood finished the night with a goal of his own in the 63rd minute, as the U.S. held on for the crucial shutout victory.last_img read more