Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after angioplasty


New Delhi: Kapil Dev, who underwent emergency angioplasty after suffering chest pain on Thursday, was discharged from the Delhi hospital within three days.

India’s first World Cup winning-captain complained of chest pain on Thursday following which he was taken to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute’s emergency department. He was reported stable after the emergency angioplasty on Thursday and was discharged from the hospital on Sunday.

Former India cricketer Chetan Sharma also shared photos of Kapil at the hospital with his daughter and Dr Atul Mathur, who performed the angioplasty, which is a procedure to open blocked arteries and restore normal blood flow to the heart.

After receiving wishes from fans, former-current teammates and celebrities from across the country, Kapil Dev posted a story on Instagram, saying: “Thank you, everyone, for all the love and concern. I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery.”



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