Happy Birthday Kapil Dev: India’s World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev will celebrate his 61st birthday on Monday (January 6, 2020). He is widely regarded as the greatest all-rounder to ever don the Indian Jersey and is considered as one of the greatest Indian cricketer’s till date. Kapil Dev took Indian cricket to new heights during his scintillating career and most notably led India to their first-ever World Cup triumph in 1983 by defeating two-time champions West Indies in the finals.