NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The heat did not keep fans of Kapil Dev Ram Lal Nikhanj from lining up outside of the ShopRite of North Brunswick on Route 130 on July 2. Excited fans waited outside of the supermarket for the opportunity to pose for a picture with the cricket legend.
Kapil Dev, as he is known to be his fans, is a retired Indian cricketer. He was named as the "Cricketer of the Century" in 2002 and also coached India's national cricket team from October of 1999 to August of 2000. In 2010, he was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
The first 200 fans in line were able to take pictures with the cricket hero. Kapil Dev's visit to the popular ShopRite caused quite a stir. Everyone from the fans outside to the staff inside were thrilled about his visit.