Sourav Ganguly, former cricket captain of India, is suffering from cardiac arrest. The 48-year-old who also ran India’s cricket board went to a hospital in Calcutta after complaining of chest pain.
“Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a mild cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital,” Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of the West Bengal state where Kolkata is located, posted on Twitter on Saturday
Local media reported that Sourav Ganguly complained of chest pains and “faced darkness” after a meeting at the gym on Friday and was taken to hospital after the problem recurred on Saturday, doctors. said.
Messages poured in on social media from the cricketing community wishing Sourav Ganguly, fondly known as “Dada” or “elder brother”, a speedy recovery.
“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,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah said on Twitter.
Ajinkya Rahane, who is currently the national side’s stand-in captain, tweeted: “Wishing you a speedy recovery Dada, @SGanguly99. Praying that you get well soon.”