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Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev suffers cardiac arrest, undergoes angioplasty surgery Kapil Dev
Image Credit: Kapil Dev Twitter

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev suffers cardiac arrest, undergoes angioplasty surgery

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 23 Oct 2020, 03:05 pm

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."

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.