BCCI President Sourav Ganguly hospitalised after chest pain

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02 Jan 2021 | 08:53 AM
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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly hospitalised after chest pain

According to reports, Ganguly might need to undergo angioplasty but is out of danger now.

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BCCI president and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly has been hospitalised in Kolkata’s Woodlands hospital after he complained of Chest pain.

According to some reports, Ganguly might need to undergo angioplasty, however, it also stated that the former India captain is out of danger now. 

BCCI secretary Jay Shah said that Ganguly is stable and responding well. He tweeted, "I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of @SGanguly99. I’ve spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment."

Ganguly had visited Eden Gardens on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming domestic tournament Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as per the reports.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished him a speedy recovery on Twitter. She said, "Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a mild cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital," "Wishing him a speedy and full recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family!" she added.  

The 48-year-old, who now heads the country's cricket board, suffered a heart attack while exercising at his personal gym in the morning and was immediately taken to Woodlands hospital in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal state.

"Sourav Ganguly has undergone an angioplasty and he is completely stable now," doctor Saroj Mandal told reporters outside the hospital, where crowds had gathered after hearing the news about their beloved former captain.

With inputs from AFP

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