BCCI President and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly hospitalized

He is hemodynamically stable, said Hospital authority

Former India cricket team captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, 48, was admitted to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain, is currently undergoing treatment. According to Woodlands Hospital medical bulletin and news agency ANI, “Sourav Ganguly suffered from chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym. He had family history of IHD OE Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital at 1pm, his pulse was 70/min, BP 130/80 mm of Hg and other clinical parameters were within normal limits. His ECG showed hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads.”

“SouravGanguly is stable. Senior doctors are looking after him. We will let you know once we get further updates,” said his elder brother Snehasish Ganguly.West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee wished him a speedy recovery in her tweet.

He led India to the famous home Test series win against Steve Waugh’s all-conquering Australian team in 2001 and also guided the team to the final of the 2003 ICC World Cup. Under his captaincy India jointly won the ICC Champions Trophy. He also led India to their maiden Test series win in Pakistan.He is best known for 11,363 runs in 311 ODIs and 7212 runs in 113 Tests while representing India. He has 38 international centuries and 107 fifties to his name across formats. He captained India in 49 Test matches and won 21 of those. He also led the team in 146 ODIs, winning 76 of those.

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