|Full name||Kapil Dev Ram Lal Nikhanj|
|Born||6 January 1959 (age 61)|
Chandigarh, Punjab, India
|Nickname||The Haryana Hurricane, Paaji|
|Bowling||Right arm fast-medium|
|National side||India (1978–1994)|
|Test debut (cap 142)||16 October 1978 v Pakistan|
|Last Test||19 March 1994 v New Zealand|
|ODI debut (cap 25)||1 October 1978 v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||17 October 1994 v West Indies|
|Domestic team information|
Kapil Dev (1978 -1994) – Kapil Dev was the first Indian captain to have won the World Cup in 1983. He served Indian cricket for 15 years and was highly accorded as one of the best all-round players in the likes of Imran Khan, Botham, and Hadlee. He scored more than 5000 runs in Test and picked 434 wickets.
He was the leading wicket taker for several years after breaking the world record of 433 wickets by Hadlee. His tryst with ODI was equally good with 3783 runs and 253 wickets from 225 matches. His
score of 175 against Zimbabwe in World Cup is regarded as one of the best innings in ODI history.