Former Indian World cup winning skipper Kapil Dev has reported being stable after undergoing a coronary angioplasty surgery. Kapil has been admitted to the Fortis Hospital in New Delhi late Thursday night due to chest pain.
Kapil Dev Hospitalized
“Currently, he is admitted in ICU and under close supervision,” the hospital said in a statement. “Mr. Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in a couple of days.”
— Chetan Sharma (@chetans1987) October 23, 2020
“Mr. Kapil Dev came to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (Okhla Road) emergency department at 1:00 am on 23rd October with a complaint of chest pain. He was evaluated and an emergency coronary angioplasty was performed in the middle of the night,” the statement said.
Kapil after Recovered
Dev later tweeted that he was recovering. “Thank you everyone for all the love and concern,” Dev wrote. “I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery.”
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) October 23, 2020
Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) President Ashok Malhotra, a friend of Kapil, told PTI that the iconic cricketer is doing fine.
“He is feeling okay now. I just spoke to his wife. He was feeling uneasy yesterday. He is undergoing check-ups at a hospital as we speak,” Malhotra, also a former Test player, told PTI.
Cricketers prayed for his speedy Recovery
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 23, 2020
Praying for your speedy recovery. 🙏🏻 Get well soon paaji. @therealkapildev
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 23, 2020
Wish Kapil Paaji a very quick and smooth recovery. @therealkapildev
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 23, 2020
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) October 23, 2020