BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has undergone angioplasty after suffering a heart attack on Saturday (January 2).
The procedure was performed at the Woodlands hospital in Kolkata and the doctor has confirmed that the former India skipper is currently stable.
Regarded as one of India’s finest captains, Ganguly’s health news has been the talk of the town for the last 24 hours and the cricket fraternity queued up on social media to wish him a speedy recovery.
Taking to Twitter, the official handle of International Cricket Council (ICC) wrote: “Former India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly suffered a mild cardiac arrest earlier today. He is now in a stable condition. We wish him a speedy recovery!”
England Cricket and West Indies Cricket too extended their best wishes for the BCCI boss.
“We are all wishing @SGanguly99 a speedy recovery,” England Cricket tweeted.
“On behalf of CWI's President, Ricky Skerritt and Board of Directors, we would like to wish Mr. Sourav Ganguly, former India captain and current President of BCCI a very speedy recovery. Get well soon @SGanguly99,” West Indies Cricket wrote on Twitter.
Sourav Ganguly represented India in 113 Tests, 311 ODIs and scored over 18000 international runs with 38 centuries.
Under his leadership, Indian cricket reached new heights over a period of five years (2000-2005). From qualifying to the finals of 2003 World Cup, sharing the 2002 Champions Trophy with Sri Lanka, winning the 2004 Test series in Pakistan and drawing Test series in England and Australia – Team India achieved it all and a lot more with Ganguly at the helm of affairs.