Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty

  • Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty

Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty

Dr. Atul Mathur, director of cardiology department at the Fortis Escorts Hospital in Okhla, New Delhi, performed an emergency coronary angioplasty on the Dev.

Teena tweeted, "Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev @therealkapildev suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty at a hospital in Delhi".

Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) President Ashok Malhotra, a friend of Kapil, told PTI that the iconic cricketer is doing fine. Sources say that he has undergone angioplasty. I just spoke to his wife (Romi).

A hospital statement said only that Dev was in "stable" condition.

2020 has been an extremely hard year and now, a recent report that legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized post it left netizens anxious. He was feeling uneasy yesterday.

Dev suffered a heart attack late Thursday night.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also posted on their social media channels to wish the cricket legend a speedy recovery. "He is absolutely fine".

He represented India in 131 Tests, amassing 5,248 runs in addition to picking up 434 wickets. It is also reported that the former cricketer had diabetes-related health issues as well.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest allrounders to have played the game, the former captain led India to their maiden ODI World Cup triumph in 1983 that revolutionised the sport in the country.

Dev took 687 Test and one-day wickets and scored almost 9 000 runs during a 16-year long global career.

After retiring from the game in 1994, he served as the head coach of the Indian. "Wishing him a speedy recovery", she wrote.