The secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Jay Shah, has stated that Sourav Ganguly is responding well to the treatment. Notably, Sourav Ganguly suffered a mild cardiac arrest on Saturday morning and was rushed to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata.
Jay Shah stated that he has had a word with Sourav Ganguly’s family and they have informed him about Dada’s current situation. Ganguly was rushed to the Woodlands hospital in Kolkata after falling ill this morning while working out in the gym at his residence. Imminent sports journalist Boria Majumdar confirmed the news.
Jay Shah Gives Update On Sourav Ganguly’s Health
Jay Shah took to Twitter on Saturday and wrote, “I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of @SGanguly99. I’ve spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment.”
Earlier, Boria Majumdar had informed about Dada’s sudden heart attack. “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,” Boria tweeted.
I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of @SGanguly99. I’ve spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 2, 2021
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
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) January 2, 2021
Sourav Ganguly Has Been Among The Pioneers Of Indian Cricket
Ganguly led team India for quite a lot of time in the international circuit. Under him and the following captains, the Indian National Cricket Team has emerged as a globally dominant force in world cricket over the last 15-20 years.
During his tenure, Ganguly has led Team India in 146 ODIs and 49 Tests, out of which the team emerged victorious on 76 and 21 occasions respectively.
A major turnaround came in world cricket when team India announced their domination by winning the Natwest Trophy in England back in the year 2002. The Ganguly-led India beat Nasser Hussain’s England in the final in a nail-biting encounter.