India, Oct. 23 -- Former Indian Cricket captain Kapil Dev underwent angioplasty at a hospital on Friday after complaining of chest pain.

According to the reports he is stable now and will be discharged in couple of days.

"Kapil Dev came to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (Okhla Road) emergency department at 1:00 am on 23rd October with a complaint of chest pain. He was evaluated and an emergency coronary angioplasty was performed in the middle of night," the hospital stated.

"Currently, he is admitted in ICU and under close supervision of Dr Atul Mathur and his team. Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in couple of days," the statement said.

Soon after the news broke, wishes for speedy recovery poured in.