Cricket fans around the nation were left in shock after the legendary Indian cricket team captain and all-rounder, Kapil Dev was admitted to hospital after suffering a heart attack. As per the latest reports, Kapil Dev is now in a stable condition after undergoing angioplasty and he is now out of danger.
The news was confirmed by journalist Teena Thacker who tweeted, “Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev @therealkapildev suffers a heart attack, undergoes angioplasty at a hospital in Delhi. Wishing him a speedy recovery.”
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Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev @therealkapildev suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty at a hospital in Delhi. Wishing him a speedy recovery.
— Teena Thacker (@Teensthack) October 23, 2020
He was admitted to Fortis Hospital in Delhi and was reported to be in a critical situation. However, as per the latest statement released by the hospital, the legendary cricketer is stable now. The statement read:
” Former Indian Cricket captain Mr Kapil Dev, age 62 years, 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 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. Mr Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in a couple of days.”
As soon as the news of the legendary all-rounder suffering from a heart attack came out, social media was flooded with wishes of speedy recovery from cricket fans, cricketers to many prominent people around the world.
Fawad Hussain, a Pakistani politician who is the current Federal Minister for Science and Technology, also took to his Twitter and posted a heartfelt message for the legendary Indian all-rounder.
In his Tweet, Fawad Hussain expressed that Mr. Dev belongs to an era of cricket which is very close in everyone’s hearts. He also prayed for the early recovery of Indian cricketer. He wrote:
“Oops Get Well soon Kapil Dev sir…. you belong to an era of cricket that is very close to our hearts, prayers for your health n early recovery from Pakistan”
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Oops Get Well soon Kapil Dev sir…. you belong to an era of cricket that is very close to our hearts, prayers for your health n early recovery from Pakistan https://t.co/cZfhLQS888
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) October 23, 2020