Sourav Ganguly
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Former India skipper and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly complained of a Heart attack and has been admitted to a hospital on Saturday.

Sourav Ganguly is in ICU after a Heart attack 

The 48-year-old “suffered a blackout” while exercising at his personal gym in the morning and was immediately taken to Woodlands hospital in the state capital Kolkata, according to a senior doctor there. He is stable though and should be able to stage a speedy recovery.

Jay Shah confirmed as Ganguly remains stable

BCCI secretary Jay Shah confirmed the development on Twitter while adding that Ganguly was now stable. Shah 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.”

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, tweeted that he “suffered a mild cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital”

“A multi-disciplinary board of doctors is looking into his case to find out what caused the illness,” the doctor told AFP, on condition of anonymity. “His condition is stable now.”

An official from the hospital was also quoted by PTI: “He is stable now. We are checking whether this pain is due to some cardiac problem or not. He requires to undergo several tests.”

According to a tweet by journalist and author Boria Majumdar, Dr. Saroj Mondal will perform the procedure at the Woodland hospital in Kolkata.

Woodlands Hospital’s Statement on Ganguly’s condition

Statement from Woodlands Hospital:

Good Afternoon everyone

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 a family history of IHD ØE Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital at 1 pm, his pulse was 70/min, BP 130/80 mm of Hg and other clinical parameters were within normal limits. His ECG showed hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads. Echo showed mild inferior wall hypokynaesia  with preserved overall left ventricular function. He is stable haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now.

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Is Ganguly in critical condition?

Till now Sourav Ganguly remains stable and even spoke with his family members a report claim. Sourav’s daughter Sana has now reached the hospital around 3:30 IST a source confirmed.

Ganguly's daughter - Sana
Ganguly’s daughter – Sana

Amit Shah has promised Dona Ganguly that any help will be provided by the Government. Sourav will be moved to Delhi if needed.

The latest we are getting is that Sourav Ganguly is in OT now… Two stents likely to be implanted- a report claims.

More to follow…