Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Wednesday received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a Delhi hospital
Kapil Dev. Photo: ANI
The 62-year-old World Cup-winning captain got vaccinated at the capital’s Fortis hospital.
Both the cricket legends received the vaccine after India’s inoculation drive entered its second phase on Monday in which the coverage was expanded to include everyone above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities.
India’s greatest-ever fast bowler Kapil Dev had undergone an angioplasty in October last year after suffering a heart attack.
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First Published: Wed, March 03 2021. 16:50 IST