Kolkata:Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly was admitted to a city hospital in South Kolkata on Saturday after feeling dizzy and chest pain, family sources said.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on her Twitter handle, " Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a mild cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital. " " Wishing him a speedy and full recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family! " she added.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar tweeted, " Wishing a speedy recovery for @SGanguly99 who suffered a heart attack. Gathered from CEO Woodlands Hospital that he is stable. "
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly was rushed to Woodlands hospital on Saturday morning after falling sick while working out in the gym at his south Kolkata residence.
Journo and sports commentator Boria Majumdar, who is also close to the former Indian captain said Ganguly had a heart issue and is in Woodlands hospital. In his Twitter account, Boria Majumdar said, " Ganguly is stable and will need a procedure to confirm hospital sources. Should be out of the woods in the next few hours. I wish him a speedy recovery."
Sources said the former skipper might need an angioplasty."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.