When Kapil Devís first coach Desh Prem Azad recommended that he should drink a lot of milk, Kapilís father bought a buffalo to solve the problem. The incident had a deep impact on the young lad. And the determination to succeed gave India her best pace bowler ever.
With 684 wickets and almost 9,000 runs in both versions of the game, Kapil stamped himself as the best all-rounder in world cricket. His exploits also include leading India to the 1983 World Cup triumph at Lordís.