India’s legendary cricketer and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after suffering a heart attack on Saturday. Ganguly’s health suddenly worsened on Saturday morning, after which prayers were being offered to him from fans and his present and former colleagues all over the world. From Indian captain Virat Kohli to BCCI secretary Jay Shah, everyone wished for Ganguly’s better health.
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah tweeted an important update regarding Ganguly’s health. He wrote: I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of Sourav Ganguly. I’ve spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment.
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.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 2, 2021
At the same time, India captain Virat Kohli tweeted and wrote, ‘Praying for you speedy recovery. Get well soon’.
Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon 🙏 @SGanguly99
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 2, 2021
The ICC also tweeted wishing the BCCI President a quick recovery.
Former India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly suffered a mild cardiac arrest earlier today. He is now in a stable condition.
We wish him a speedy recovery! pic.twitter.com/HkiwFhjyih
— ICC (@ICC) January 2, 2021
Virender Sehwag, the former Indian opener who played with Sourav Ganguly, tweeted, “Dada , jaldi se theek hone ka. Praying for your quick and speedy recovery.”
Dada , jaldi se theek hone ka.
Praying for your quick and speedy recovery @SGanguly99 .
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 2, 2021
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted by wishing for Sourav Ganguly’s health.
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!
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) January 2, 2021
Shikhar Dhawan, also known as Gabbar of the Indian team, prayed for the recovery of Sourav Ganguly.
Praying for your speedy recovery Dada @SGanguly99 🙏 Get well soon.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) January 2, 2021
Wishing @SGanguly99 a speedy recovery. Take care & god bless!
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) January 2, 2021
Ganguly complained of chest pain following a workout session on Friday evening and family members took him to the hospital this afternoon when the problem recurred.
Speaking to ANI, sources close to the former India skipper said that Ganguly complained of pain in the chest and might need angioplasty. “Dada (Sourav) complained of chest pain and was rushed to the hospital. He might need to undergo angioplasty. He is out of danger,” the source said.