Sourav Ganguly: Former India captain hospitalised with chest pains

BCCI president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been hospitalised in Kolkata after chest pains.

According to the Press Trust of India, the 48-year-old complained of chest pains after a workout session on Friday and was subsequently taken to hospital on Saturday.

BCCI secretary Jay Shah tweeted that Ganguly was “stable and responding well to treatment” and wished for the former batsman’s “speedy recovery”.

I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of @SGanguly99. Iโ€™ve spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment.

Ganguly played 113 Tests for India between 1996 and 2008, scoring 16 hundreds, 35 half-centuries and 7,212 runs.

The right-hander also played in 311 one-day internationals between 1992 and 2007, amassing 11,363 runs, a tally only eclipsed for India by Sachin Tendulkar (18,426) and Virat Kohli (12,040).

Ganguly scored 22 ODI tons and 72 half-centuries.

Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon ๐Ÿ™ @SGanguly99

Praying for your speedy recovery Dada @SGanguly99 ๐Ÿ™ Get well soon.

Wishing you a speedy recovery Dada, @SGanguly99 . Praying that you get well soon

You are a strong individual Dada ๐Ÿ‘Š@SGanguly99 Sending prayers for a speedy recovery #GetWellSoonDada

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