Former Sri Lanka bowler Muttiah Muralitharan, who went a coronary angioplasty in Chennai has been discharged from the hospital after a successful procedure. Muralitharan, who is the bowling coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), was admitted to a hospital for a cardiac evaluation on Sunday (April 18) "He underwent successful coronary angioplasty with stents yesterday under the care of Dr G Sengottuvelu, senior interventional cardiologist," Apollo Hospitals said in a release on Monday (April 19).
"He would resume his normal activities," it added.
Muralitharan would rejoin the SRH squad after undergoing the mandatory seven-day quarantine period, sources said. Muralitharan represented Sri Lanka in 133 Tests, 350 ODIs and 12 Internationals. He took 800 Test wickets while picking up 534 scalps in ODIs and 13 in T20s Internationals.
He was part of Sri Lanka's ODI World Cup-winning squad in 1996.
The Sri Lankan has been the bowling coach and mentor of SRH since 2015. He featured for Chennai Super Kings and now-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala in the IPL.