Captain Kapil Dev, India’s first World Cup winner, was discharged from the hospital. He was hospitalized on Thursday after complaining of a heart attack. 61-year-old Kapil underwent emergency coronary angioplasty.
The statement issued by the hospital said, ‘Kapil Dev was discharged after noon today (Sunday). He is already in good condition and can soon start his daily activity. Former Indian fast bowler Chetan Sharma shared a photo on Twitter before Kapil Dev was discharged from the hospital.
Dr. Atul Mathur, Director, Department of Heart Diseases at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, did his emergency coronary angioplasty. On 24 October, his first photo after surgery was shared by former Indian fast bowler Chetan Sharma. In this picture, he was seen to indicate that everything was fine.
Kapil Dev is the only player in the history of cricket to have scored more than 5000 runs in Test matches by taking more than 434 wickets in his name. For the first time under his captaincy, India captured the World Cup in 1983.