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Sourav Ganguly admitted in hospital after mild cardiac arrest; Fans and friends wish him a speedy recovery

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly was on Saturday, January 2, admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain. According to reports, former India captain reached the Woodlands hospital.

Sourav Ganguly admitted in hospital after mild cardiac arrest; Fans and friends wish him a speedy recovery
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On Saturday, January 2, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain.

According to reports, the former India captain reached the Woodlands hospital in Kolkata at 1 pm on Saturday, January 2. Later, the 48-year-old sportsman was taken for a primary angioplasty after suffering chest discomfort while working out on a treadmill at his home gym. However, it said that he is in a stable condition now. Ganguly’s treatment would be supervised by a panel of three doctors.

“Sourav Ganguly is stable haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual antiplatelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now,” said Dr Rupali Basu, MD & CEO, Woodlands Hospital.

As per sources, the former cricketer felt dizzy and pain in his back following which he was taken to the hospital. It was there they found out that he had suffered a heart attack.

"He had a family history of IHD ØE Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital, his pulse was 70/min, BP 130/80 mm of Hg and other clinical parameters were within normal limits. His ECG showed hyperacute ST-segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads. Echo showed mild inferior wall hypokynaesia with preserved overall left ventricular function. He is stable haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual antiplatelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now," explained Dr Basu.

Meanwhile, the fans and cricketers have started wishing 'Dada' a speedy recovery.

BCCI secretary and Ganguly’s close aid in the cricket board, Jay Shah, tweeted that Ganguly is responding well to treatment. The BCCI too tweeted wishing the former cricketer a speedy recovery.

Apart from that, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar also wished the Indian cricket stalwart a speedy recovery and had also said in a tweet that he had suffered a ‘mild cardiac arrest’.

Moreover, the current and former cricket stars like Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag too wished the former India skipper well.

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