Legendary Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, stable now

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Kolkata: Legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev has suffered a heart attack and is said to be undergoing angioplasty surgery at a hospital in New Delhi. The former India captain and one of the finest allrounders that the cricket world has produced, Dev led India to their first World Cup triumph in 1983.

The 61-year-old has been pretty active with his views on cricket in the ongoing Indian Premier League in the UAE. The ‘Haryana Hurricane’ was also dealing with diabetes-related health issues. However, the news Dev’s heart attack has left the entire social media shocked as fans took to different platforms to wish him a speedy recovery.

The Indian great inspired India to an unforgettable World Cup victory in 1983 where they defeated the mighty West Indies in the final at the Lord’s. Dev was instrumental in India’s World Cup triumph as he scalped 12 wickets while scoring 303 runs at an average of 60.6. Furthermore, he also grabbed seven catches in eight encounters as India lifted the coveted trophy.

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