New Delhi: Legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev on Friday suffered a heart attack. Dev, who guided India to its first World Cup title in 1983, went angioplasty at the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in New Delhi after suffering the heart attack. It has been reported that he is doing better now.
Known as Haryana Hurricane, Kapil inspired several aspiring cricketers to take up the sport after India’s sensational win over West Indies in the 1983 World Cup. Soon after the news broke, celebrities wished the Indian legend a speedy recovery:
“Wishing @therealkapildev good health & a speedy recovery. Take care sir!” tweeted Gambhir.
“Wishing you a speedy recovery @therealkapildev sir. Strength always,” tweeted Dhawan.
“Let’s send a billion wishes and prayers to @therealkapildev. Get well soon, Paji,” tweeted Aakash Chopra.