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A picture collage of Kapil Dev. Pictures/ official Instagram account of Kapil Dev

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Kapil Dev lifts the Prudential World Cup Trophy after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 25, 1983

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Kapil Dev-led Indian cricket team had beatean two-time world champions, West Indies and etched its name in the history

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On the eve of the completion of 39 years of India winning the World Cup, Kapil Dev posted pictures on Instagram and wrote, "Tonight I celebrated the 39th anniversary of probably the most memorable inn

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At 24-years-old, Kapil Dev was also the youngest skipper to win the title. He also became the first Indian captain to lift the World Cup trophy in 1983

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The Indian team did the unthinkable on June 25, 1983 defeating the mighty West Indies by 43 runs to create history

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