File image of Kapil Dev.

India’s 1983-World Cup profitable captain Kapil Dev suffered a well being scare on Friday and needed to be rushed to a hospital in New Delhi. Kapil Dev underwent an angioplasty on Friday after complaining of chest ache and is predicted to be discharged within the subsequent couple of days, mentioned the hospital the place he’s admitted.

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After the information broke out, a number of key members of the cricketing fraternity took to social media to want a speedy restoration to the Indian legend. India captain Virat Kohli on Friday tweeted: “Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon paaji. @therealkapildev,” Kohli tweeted.


Apart from Sachin and Kohli, a number of different former India cricketing stars together with Irfan Pathan, Suresh Raina and Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter to want Kapil Dev a speedy restoration. “My prayers are with you. hope you get well soon #Kapildev paji,” Irfan Pathan wrote. Suresh Raina tweeted: “Wishing you a speedy recovery @therealkapildev Sir .. Take care & God Bless.”

“Wishing @therealkapildev good health & a speedy recovery. Take care sir!,” wrote cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir wrote.

Expressing comparable sentiments, Sachin Tendulkar tweeted: “Take care @therealkapildev! Praying for your quick recovery. Get well soon Paaji.”


The hospital head earlier launched an announcement during which they’d mentioned that the previous India captain is predicted to be discharged inside two days. “Former Indian Cricket captain Kapil Dev, age 62 years, came to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (Okhla Road) emergency department at 1:00 am on October 23 with a complaint of chest pain.

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‘He was evaluated and an emergency coronary Angioplasty was performed by Dr Atul Mathur, Director of Cardiology Department, in the middle of the night. Currently, he is admitted in ICU and under close supervision of Dr Atul Mathur and his team. Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in a couple of days,” the hospital mentioned in an announcement.

Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) President Ashok Malhotra, a pal of Kapil, earlier instructed PTI that the enduring cricketer is doing superb.

“He is feeling okay now. I just spoke to his wife (Romi). He was feeling uneasy yesterday. He is undergoing check-ups at a hospital as we speak,” Malhotra, additionally a former Test participant, mentioned.

(With ANI, PTI inputs)

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