Legendary Kapil Dev is stable after his successful heart-surgery in Delhi's Fortis Heart Institute

Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev is stable now after surgery in New Delhi's Fortis Heart Institute. In 1983, India won the World Cup for the first time under the captaincy of former India captain and one of the finest all-rounders in the cricket world.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 23, 2020 17:30 IST
Legendary Kapil Dev is stable after his successful heart-surgery in Delhi's Fortis Heart Institute
Legendary Kapil Dev is stable now after surgery

Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev has been stable after successful heart-surgery, earlier he suffers a heart attack and admitted to a New Delhi Fortis Heart Institute hospital where he has undergone for angioplasty surgery. Former Indian ICC Cricket World Cup-winning captain Kapil dev is popularly known as 'Hurricane of Haryana'. The unfortunate news has left his fans shocked and social media is praying for him with wishes for his quick recovery. As soon as this news about Kapil came, prayers for his early recovery on social media started to be made. He is still serving his role as a cricket commentator and as a philanthropist.

Kapil Dev is stable after heart surgery

The former India captain was admitted to the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in New Delhi after he complained of chest pain. The hospital confirmed that Kapil Dev underwent surgery and is currently stable.

Kapil Dev, 61, is still regarded as one of the world's greatest all-rounders that the cricket has produced. He led India to their first World Cup victory in 1983. He was a fine all-rounder for Indian Cricket Team and under his captaincy, Indian team lifts the World Cup for the first time back in 1983. He played his last international match against West Indies in Faridabad back in 1994.

Among his some other achievements, he was named as the Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century, ahead of ''Little Master'' Sunil Gavaskar and God of Cricket ''Sachin Tendulkar''.

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In the ODI format, he had made 3783 runs. Overall, he had scored 9,000 runs in international cricket. He played a total of 131 test matches and 225 ODI's overall. 

In tests, he has picked up 434 wickets and 253 wickets in the shorter format of the game. He was the first to go past the figure of the 400-wicket mark in the test cricket.

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Kapil, who has been quite vocal in his opinions about the game, inspired India to an unforgettable ICC Cricket World Cup triumph in 1983 where they defeated the West Indies in the final at the Lord’s Cricket Stadium, U.K.