Former Indian Cricket Captain Kapil Dev undergoes angioplasty after complaining of chest pain

Former Indian Cricket captain Kapil Dev underwent angioplasty at a hospital on Friday after complaining of chest pain.

According to the reports he is stable now and will be discharged in couple of days.

“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,” the hospital stated.

“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 couple of days,” the statement said.

Soon after the news broke, wishes for speedy recovery poured in.

Virat Kohli in a tweet said, “Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon paaji.”

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

“Wishing @therealkapildev good health & a speedy recovery. Take care sir!” tweeted Gautam Gambhir.

“Wishing you a speedy recovery @therealkapildev sir. Strength always,” Shikhar Dhawan tweeted.

Kapil’s former teammate Madan Lal in a tweet said, “Please join me in sending prayers, strength and good wishes to Kapil and Romi Dev for his speedy recovery. Kapil was taken to the hospital in time as he complained of uneasiness. As per the doctors the procedure has been successful and he will be home soon.”

“To those who have called to inquire your prayers and wishes are conveyed to the family and received with gratitude . Good health and strength kaps,” he added.