Everyone knows that Kapil Dev is one of India's most successful cricket captains. After all, he's the one who led the country to its maiden World Cup victory. 

Who can forget the sight of him holding the coveted trophy in the air as his countrymen back home rejoiced at the team's unbelievable achievement!

In a career spanning 16 years, he did everything from batting to bowling to leading the side and was completely outstanding at all of them.

As the man turns a year older, let us look at some of his best quotes which prove that he's simply irreplaceable. 

Kapil Dev, you're truly the legend we look up to.

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