Kapil Dev Struggle Story: Kapil Dev is known as a great player. Once during the match, Kapil Dev got hurt. Kapil Dev was in a lot of pain. Despite this, Kapil Dev completed the match by getting an injection of pain killer.

Kapil Dev, The Great Cricketer: Awarded Padma Bhushan, Kapil Dev is the youngest captain to win the ICC ODI World Cup. Kapil Dev is counted among the greatest all-rounders of all time in the world. Kapil Dev played 131 Test matches and 225 ODIs in his career. In this, Kapil Dev took 434 and 253 wickets respectively. Not only this, but Kapil Dev also scored 5248 runs in Tests and 3783 runs in ODIs at a strike rate of 95.07. Kapil Dev has also been the head coach of the Indian cricket team.

Many of Kapil Dev's achievements would be known to his fans, but many people would be unaware of his struggle story. Kapil Dev, popularly known as 'Haryana Hurricane', was born on 6 January 1959 in Chandigarh. Kapil Dev's journey to becoming a great fast bowler truly began in 1974. When Kapil Dev was 15 years old, he got a chance to participate in a training camp in Mumbai. That training camp was organized for the budding cricketers of the country.

15-year-old Kapil Dev got only 2 rotis and dry vegetables to eat in the training camp.

Kapil Dev, who reached the camp, got two rotis and dry vegetables to eat on the first day. For a fast bowler, such a diet was like cumin in a camel's mouth. Kapil Dev reached the camp manager KK Tarapur to complain about this. Kapil Dev said to Tarapur, 'Sir, I am a fast bowler. Eating this much (only two rotis) will not do my job.

Tarapur started laughing after listening to Kapil Dev. Tarapur said, 'You have just come for a day and as soon as you came you started complaining. By forming a union, he also became its leader. Tarapur further said, “You will get more rotis, but understand one thing no fast bowler has been born in India in the last 40 years.”

Kapil Dev made Team India the World Cup Winner for the first time

Kapil Dev's eyes welled up with tears after listening to Tarapur. Kapil Dev took the oath at the same time that now he will become a fast bowler. Figures witness that Kapil Dev fulfilled his vow and winning the first World Cup under his leadership (1983) brought laurels to India at the world level.