India's first World Cup winning-captain Kapil Dev was discharged from Fortis hospital in Delhi on October 25, two days after undergoing angioplasty following a heart attack. (Image: Getty Images)
Kapil Dev, who was admitted to a hospital due to heart issues, expressed gratitude for the overwhelming support. He thanked everyone for all the love and concern. I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery, Dev tweeted. (Image: Twitter)
The 61-year-old complained of chest pain on October 22 following which he was taken to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute's emergency department in Delhi. (Image: Twitter)
Mr. Kapil Dev got discharged today afternoon. He's doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He'll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr. Atul Mathur," the hospital said in a statement. (Image: Twitter)
The legendary all-rounder was wished a speedy recovery by many on social media, including India's current captain Virat Kohli and batting great Sachin Tendulkar among others.
One of India's greatest cricketers, Kapil played 131 Tests and 225 ODIs and remains the only player in cricket's history to claim over 400 wickets (434) and accumulate more than 5000 runs in Tests.
Kapil also served as India's national coach between 1999 and 2000. Kapil was inducted into the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame in 2010.