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Sports

Web Desk
October 24, 2020

Kapil Dev's condition improving after coronary angioplasty

Sports

Web Desk
Sat, Oct 24, 2020
Kapil Dev recovering in the hospital after a coronary angioplasty. — Photo courtesy Twitter

NEW DELHI: India's legendary cricketer Kapil Dev's condition is improving steadily after he went through a coronary angioplasty at a local hospital yesterday.

According to hospital sources, he will be discharged after his condition improves further.

Kapil Dev's wife said that he is fine now and will soon be shifted home,  according to media reports.

A former captain of the Indian cricket team, Dev was admitted to the hospital after feeling pain in his chest at 10 am yesterday. He was rushed to the  emergency and later went through a coronary angioplasty.

The 61-year-old legend was the first Indian captain to lead  his country  to become  the World  Cup champions in 1983.

He was considered one of the greatest allrounders in the cricketing  world.

Representing India in 131 Test matches, he claimed 434 wickets and scored 5,248 runs.

He also played 225 One-day Internationals, taking 253 wickets and making 3,783 runs.