Thank you everyone for all the love and concern. I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery,” said the legend.
Sharad Pawar, Mukul Wasnik,Shashi Tharoor, Manoj Kumar legend Bollywood Director Actor, host of many friends, Republic India Today WION NDTV TV Channels,National daily The Hindu all wished with speedy recovery to cricket legend, get well soon is pouring on Twitter unabated.
Many other legends from sports fraternity ,SainaNehwal leads celebrities’ wishes for Kapil Dev’s quick recovery post heart attack.
Madan Lal, Anil Kumble, Irfan, Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan bunch of crickertes wished him speedy recovery. Tweets of Get Well Soon Paaji! #ViratKohli, #SachinTendulkar, Indian Cricketers Wish #KapilDev Speedy Recovery @sachin_rt @imVkohli @anilkumble1074 @YUVSTRONG12 @GautamGambhir
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: Fortis Escorts, Okhla, Delhi
Cricket legend Kapil Dev suffered a heart minor attack. The former India captain was admitted Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in Delhi after he complained of chest pain.
Cricketer 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 night: Fortis Escorts, Okhla, Delhi
The hospital confirmed that Dev underwent surgery currently stable after undergoing angioplasty.
Angioplasty is a procedure to open blocked arteries and restore normal blood flow to the heart.
Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) President Ashok Malhotra, a friend of Kapil, said that the iconic cricketer is doing fine.
“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, also a former Test player, said.
One of India’s greatest cricketers, Kapil played 131 Tests and 225 ODIs.
He is the only player in cricket’s history to claim over 400 wickets (434) and accumulate more than 5000 runs in Tests.
He also served as India’s national coach between 1999 and 2000.
Kapil was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame in 2010.