New Delhi: First World Cup winner Captain Kapil Dev was discharged from hospital. He was admitted to hospital on Thursday after complaining of a heart attack. Kapil, 61, underwent emergency coronary angioplasty.
A statement issued by the hospital said Kapil was discharged this afternoon (Sunday, October 25). He is already in good condition and may soon resume his daily activity. Former Indian fast bowler Chetan Sharma shared a photo on Twitter before Kapil Dev was discharged from the hospital.
— Chetan Sharma (@chetans1987) October 25, 2020
Kapil’s emergency coronary angioplasty was performed by Dr. Atul Mathur, Director, Department of Heart Disease, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. Former Indian fast bowler Chetan Sharma shared his first photo after the operation on October 24. In this picture, he is looking healthy.
Kapil Dev is the only player in the history of cricket to take more than 400 (434) wickets to his name and score more than 5000 runs in Test matches. Under his captaincy, India won the World Cup for the first time in 1983.