Legendary Indian Cricketer, Kapil Dev, Suffered a Heart Attack; Undergoes Angioplasty Surgery
The legendary Indian cricket team captain and all-rounder who led India to glory in the 1983 World Cup, Kapil Dev suffered a heart attack, underwent an emergency coronary angioplasty surgery after complaining about chest pain.
According to the statement from Fortis Escorts, The famous Indian cricketer, Kapil Dev, Age 62 reached the hospital’s emergency department at 1:00 AM on 23rd October 2020 with a complaint of chest paint. After evaluation, emergency surgery was performed by the Director of the Cardiology Department, Dr. Atul Mathur, in the middle of the night.
The Hospital said that Kapil Dev is in Intensive Care Unite (ICU) and is in a stable condition now. He is expected to be discharged in a “couple of days”.
Kapil Dev, the leading Indian cricket team pacer having taken 434 wickets in 131 Test was considered the highest at one point in time. He was also included in the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame.
After the news of his illness came in, the sporting fraternity, wished Kapil a speedy recovery. He was visited by well-known personalities, including Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, Badminton Star Saina Nehwal, former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir and so many others. Harsha Bhogle, a well-renowned commentator took to Twitter to wish him a speedy recovery.