Kapil Dev has been discharged from the hospital after undergoing an angioplasty, said former India cricketer Chetan Sharma in a tweet on Sunday. Dev, captain of India’s first cricket World Cup-winning team, was rushed to a hospital in South Delhi on Friday midnight after suffering a cardiac arrest. He underwent an emergency ‘coronary angioplasty’ and was feeling fine on Saturday. Chetan Sharma, who has been in the hospital alongside Kapil Dev’s family, shared a picture of Dev posing for a picture with the doctor.
Sharma wrote on his post “Dr Atul Mathur did Kapil paji angioplasty. He is fine and discharged. Pic of @therealkapildev on time of discharge from hospital.” The legendary all-rounder was seen posing for the picture in hospital attire. He had been admitted to a hospital in South Delhi on Friday midnight.
Chetan Sharma Shares Picture of Kapil Dev
— Chetan Sharma (@chetans1987) October 25, 2020
Earlier the 61-yer-old former India all-rounder was seen posing from his hospital bed. In the picture, Kapil Dev can be seen lying in his bed with his daughter Amiya sitting on a chair beside him. Dev happily posed for the picture and showed thumbs up signs suggesting he was doing fine.
Kapil Dev After Successfully Undergoing Angioplasty Surgery
— Chetan Sharma (@chetans1987) October 23, 2020
A PTI report on Saturday had stated that Kapil Dev was rushed to the hospital after complaining of chest pain. "Kapil Dev suffered a heart attack. He was evaluated and an emergency coronary angioplasty was performed in the middle of night," a release from the hospital was quoted by PTI. "Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in a couple of days."
Kapil Dev Thanks Fans and Well-Wishers For Support
Dev also later posted a statement on social media pages and thanked his fans and well-wishers for their support. "Thank you everyone for all the love and concern. I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery," he wrote on his Instagram and Twitter pages.