Sourav Ganguly Stable, Doctors Keeping Constant Vigil On His Health

Sourav Ganguly, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and former India captain, is currently stable having undergone angioplasty after suffering “chest discomfort” on Saturday. On Sunday, a bulletin provided by the Woodlands hospital in Kolkata, said that Ganguly “had an uneventful last night”. A routine ECG will be done on him on Sunday morning. The bulletin also said that the treating doctors are keeping a constant vigil on the BCCI chief’s health situation and taking appropriate measures.

“He had an uneventful last night and resently Afebrile. He is sleeping now,” said the Woodlands Hospital bulletin.

“Pulse-70/min, BP- 110/70mmHg, Spo2-98 per cent in room air. Respiratory rate-16/min. Routine ECG to be done in the morning. Treating doctors are keeping constant vigil on his health situation and taking appropriate measures from time to time,” the bulletin added.

The former India skipper was taken to the Woodlands hospital emergency on Saturday at 1pm. He was suffering with “chest discomfort, heaviness of head, vomitting and a spell of dizziness while performing physical excercise in the home gymnasium at around 11am”.

The cricketing fraternity poured in their wishes for a speedy recovery. 

Team India captain Virat Kohli led the wishes for Ganguly.


“Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon,” read the tweet from Kohli.

This was followed by a message from Sachin Tendulkar, who wished Ganguly a “speedy recovery”. 

“Just got to know about your ailment Sourav. Hope each passing day brings you closer to a full and speedy recovery! Get well soon,” said Tendulkar. 

A coronavirus test was also conducted on Ganguly and he tested negative for it on Saturday.

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