Former India captain will likely be ‘”monitored for 24 hours” in hospital
Sourav Ganguly, the former India captain and present BCCI president, is “steady” and “utterly aware” after present process an angioplasty on Saturday. Ganguly had been hospitalised in Kolkata after complaining of chest pain, which doctors mentioned was a heart attack.
Ganguly had felt some “uneasiness” within the morning after doing a little exercise, and was subsequently admitted to the close by Woodlands Hospital the place Dr Rupali Basu, the MD & CEO, confirmed that he was the present process a major angioplasty.
“Sourav Ganguly has undergone angioplasty. He’s steady now. He will likely be monitored for 24 hours,” Dr Aftab, one of many doctors treating Ganguly, instructed the media. “He’s utterly aware. There are two blockages in his heart for which he will likely be handled. As of now he’s steady, we can have a gathering on Monday after which we are going to determine what must be completed additional, precedence is to let him calm down after heart attack. He’s risk-free, and he’s speaking as properly.”
After attending the BCCI AGM just lately in Ahmedabad, Ganguly had returned to Kolkata and visited Eden Gardens earlier this week to debate the preparations for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy – India’s home T20 competitors – with Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya and secretary Snehashish. Kolkata is among the many six cities that can host the league stage of the SMA Trophy beginning January 10.
Ganguly, who captained India from 1999 to 2005, took over because the BCCI president in October 2019 after the Supreme Courtroom-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) left the board following an interval of 33 months. Ganguly has since then been credited for making India play their inaugural day-night Tests, in opposition to Bangladesh at his home floor Eden Gardens, and asserting the introduction of a contacts’ system for first-class cricketers in India.
Below Ganguly, the BCCI has additionally been searching for approval of the Supreme Courtroom for radical amendments to the board’s structure, which additionally features a proposal to permit Ganguly and Shah to proceed of their posts till 2025, successfully bypassing the mandated cooling-off interval that was authorized by the court itself in 2018.