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Get well soon Paaji! Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketers wish Kapil Dev speedy recovery

By mid day online correspondent | Mumbai

Updated: 23 October, 2020 16:26 IST

After Kapil Dev was admitted to a hospital in Delhi for heart-related issues, the Indian cricket fraternity showed their support by wishing him well on Twitter

Moments after former Indian cricketer and World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev was admitted to a hospital due to heart-related issues, many cricketers led by current Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli took to social media to wish the former pacer a speedy recovery.

Virat Kohli, who is currently leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the ongoing IPL 2020 in UAE took to Twitter to wish Kapil a quick recovery. Kohli wrote, "Praying for your speedy recovery. Folded hands Get well soon paaji. @therealkapildev"

Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter and wrote, Take care @therealkapildev! Praying for your quick recovery. Get well soon Paaji. Folded hands."

Former Indian spinner Anil Kumble wrote, "Get well soon Paaji @therealkapildev."

Former India star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh wrote, "Dear paji @therealkapildev! Praying for your speedy recovery! Get well soon please Folded hands after cricket I still need some golfing Man golfing lessons Fisted hand #legend."

Former opening batsman Gautam Gambhir said, "Wishing @therealkapildev good health & a speedy recovery. Take care sir!"

ANI had earlier taken to micro-bloggin site Twitter to share an update on Kapil Dev and wrote, "Delhi: Veteran cricketer Kapil Dev admitted at Fortis, Okhla for heart issues. More detail on his health awaited."

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First Published: 23 October, 2020 15:38 IST

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