India’s legendary 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev has been admitted at Fortis Hospital ,in South Delhi’s Okhla for heart issues, according to news agency ANI.
Veteran cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter to wish Dev a speedy recovery. “Wishing the big-hearted, mighty Kapil Dev a speedy recovery. So much more to do,” he wrote.
Kapil Dev was one of the leading all-rounders in world cricket during his career and considered one of the best to have played the game. He held the world record for the most Test wickets until it was broken by West Indian Courtney Walsh.
He represented India in 131 Tests, picking up 434 wickets and scoring 5248 runs. He also played 225 ODIs, picking 253 wickets and scoring 3783 runs for India.
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