The Board of Regulate for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly successfully underwent an angioplasty and is in steady condition after being hospitalised after suffering “chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym”. The hospital said that the former India captain is conscious and his pulse and blood pressure are good. The hospital confirmed he had suffered a minor cardiac issue while exercising on the treadmill and famous that the problem used to be addressed at the correct time.
Ganguly also tested negative for COVID-19, PTI quoted a doctor as saying.
The former India captain reached the Woodlands hospital in Kolkata at 1 pm on Saturday. The hospital had earlier said that an ECG used to be conducted, which showed “hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads”.
“Mr Sourav Ganguly, 48 years old, President BCCI, former Captain of Indian Cricket team and eminent personality suffered from chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym. He had circle of relatives history of IHD Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital at 1pm, his pulse used to be 70/min, BP 130/80 mm of Hg and other clinical parameters were inside normal limits,” Dr Rupali Basu, Woodlands hospital MD and CEO, said in a remark.
“His ECG showed hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads. Echo showed gentle inferior wall hypokynaesia with preserved overall left ventricular operate. He’s steady haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now.”
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier tweeted to say that Ganguly suffered a “gentle cardiac arrest” and wished him a speedy recovery. BCCI secretary Jay Shah and West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar also wished the former captain mannered, revealing that he used to be in a steady condition.
“Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a gentle cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital,” she tweeted. “Wishing him a speedy and full recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his circle of relatives!” she added.
Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a gentle cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital.
Wishing him a speedy and full recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his circle of relatives!
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) January 2, 2021
BCCI secretary Jay Shah, in a tweet, said that Ganguly is steady and “responding mannered to remedy.
I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of @SGanguly99. I’ve spoken to his circle of relatives. Dada is steady and is responding mannered to the remedy.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 2, 2021
Here’s wishing the BCCI President @SGanguly99 a speedy recovery. https://t.co/EGTcOjtqxA
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 2, 2021
The BCCI too tweeted wishing the former cricketer a speedy recovery.
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar tweeted, saying that Ganguly had “suffered a heart attack” but is steady.
Wishing speedy recovery for @SGanguly99 who suffered a heart attack. Gathered from CEO Woodlands Hospital that he’s steady.
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) January 2, 2021
Current and former cricket stars like Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag too wished the former India skipper mannered.
Praying for your speedy recovery. Recover soon @SGanguly99
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 2, 2021
Dada , jaldi se theek hone ka.
Praying for your quick and speedy recovery @SGanguly99 .
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 2, 2021
Sourav Ganguly had met West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar for just about two hours at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata final week. “This used to be just a courtesy call,” Sourav Ganguly said after emerging from talks. “Don’t speculate. The governor has not seen Eden Gardens yet,” he said.
With PTI inputs
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