Kapil Dev, the former India World Cup-winning captain left the fraternity and fans in shock as he suffered a heart attack which made angioplasty surgery inevitable. The former Indian skipper was also dealing with diabetes-related health issues was rushed to Fortis Hospital in New Delhi late Thursday night after he complained of chest pain.
While the fans were worried about his health condition, the legendary cricketer took to his social media handles to update that he was stable and is on the road of recovery. He then thanked everyone who prayed for his recovery. “I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery,” read his tweet.
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) October 23, 2020
A picture of Kapil Dev posing ‘ok’ with his daughter Amya posted by former India cricketer Chetan Sharma has come as a relief to fans anticipating for an update. “Kapil Pa ji is OK now after his operation and sitting with his daughter AMYA. Jai mata di,” he posted.
Currently, Kapil Dev is admitted in ICU and under the 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,” read the official statement released by Fortis Escorts, Okhla, Delhi.