Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev suffers cardiac arrest, undergoes angioplasty surgery
New Delhi/IBNS: India's first Cricket World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev has suffered a cardiac arrest, media reports said.
He is reportedly undergoing an angioplasty surgery at a hospital in New Delhi.
The news has left several people shocked.
Indian parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted, "Concerned to learn that the legendary Kapil Dev has suffered a heart attack & is in hospital. His mighty heart won many battles for India. Wishing him the very best in winning this one too."
Concerned to learn that the legendary #KapilDev has suffered a heart attack & is in hospital. His mighty heart won many a battle for India. Wishing him the very best in winning this one too.— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) October 23, 2020
Actor Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, "Wishing Kapil Dev ji a speedy recovery. Get well Soon Sir."
The former skipper had left India to win the World Cup in 1983.