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India's first World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev made his debut against Pakistan on October 16. Presenting a few moments from his cricketing career and more.

Kapil Dev of India drives Mushtaq Mohammad for four during the first Test cricket match against Pakistan at Faisalabad on October 20, 1978. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
The picture above captures the winning moment perfectly. Kapil Dev, who bagged five wickets for 28 runs against Australia in the second innings of the third Test of 1981, rushes towards an ecstatic Dilip Vengsarkar. Photo: THE HINDU PHOTO LIBRARY
Kapil Dev drives a ball during the fifth Test match between India and England at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium at Chepauk in Madras on January 15, 1982. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
Kapil Dev hooks England bowler Ian Botham (not in picture) during the first Test match between India and England at Lord's from June 10 to 15, 1982. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
Kapil Dev with the 1983 World Cup. Photo: The Hindu Photo Library
Gavaskar XI's Kapil Dev bowls as non-striker Salim Malik and Ravi Shastri look on during a one day charity cricket match against Miandad XI at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Madras on August 30, 1987. Photo: The Hindu Archives
Kapil Dev signs autographs for fans. Photo: The Hindu Archives
Kapil Dev receiving the Padma Shri award from President N. Sanjiva Reddy at an investiture ceremony held in New Delhi. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES