"Dada, Jaldi se Theek Hone Ka": Cricketing Fraternity Prays For Speedy Recovery Of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
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“Dada, Jaldi se Theek Hone Ka”: Cricketing Fraternity Prays For Speedy Recovery Of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian captain and the current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly has sent shockwaves in the cricketing fraternity after he was admitted to a hospital in Kolkata after having complained of chest pain.

Ganguly was rushed to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain while working out in a gym at his residence.

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly at the Eden Gardens (Credits: ESPNCricinfo)

India Today journalist Boria Majumdar confirmed the development besides adding that Ganguly is currently stable and he will be discharged from the hospital on Saturday itself following angioplasty.

“He had a heart issue and is in Woodlands hospital. But is stable will need a procedure confirm hospital sources. Should be out of the woods in the next few hours. I wish him a speedy recovery. @SGanguly99” tweeted Boria Majumdar.

“He felt dizzy when he was in the gym and he went to Woodlands to get the Tests done. That’s when it came to light that there was a cardiac issue and the hospital has now created a 3 member board with Dr. Saroj Mondal who will perform the procedure. @SGanguly99 get well soon,” he added.

Following the development, messages wishing for a speedy recovery have poured in Sourav Ganguly.

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly [Photo-Mid-day]
Ganguly, who represented India in over 400 international matches, is widely hailed as the modern-day godfather of Indian cricket. It was under his leadership that Indian cricket charted out a new niche for itself following the shambles of the 2000 match-fixing saga.

Not only did he helped India breach the overseas barrier when it came to Test cricket, but he also nurtured some of India’s greatest-ever cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, MS Dhoni.

 

Here’s a look at how the cricketing fraternity has reacted to Sourav Ganguly getting admitted to the hospital-

 

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