Kolkata: Indian cricket legend Sourav Ganguly was discharged from hospital on Sunday after undergoing his second heart operation in a month, with doctors hoping he will fully recover.
The 48-year-old, now head of the country’s powerful cricket board, was admitted to a Kolkata hospital last Wednesday after complaining of chest pains.
This was the second time this year that the former batsman was admitted in early January, when he suffered a heart attack while exercising. She underwent angioplasty and a stent was inserted to open her clogged arteries.
Doctors said that during his second visit to the hospital, two more stents were inserted.
“Ganguly is fine,” says Saptarshi Basu, a former left-arm opener at Left Hospital, one of the doctors who treated Ganguly. “His heart is very strong. We hope he can resume his normal activities in a few weeks.
Ganguly was eaten by hundreds of youths outside the hospital and at his home in Kolkata when he was discharged.
He threw a rose petal at her car and walked away: “Welcome Grandpa.” [elder brother]. We are with you. “Ganguly was elected proportionally president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the country’s most powerful sports body, in 2019.
He retired from Test cricket in 2008 and scored 7,212 runs, including 16 centuries. He also scored 11,363 runs in 311 ODIs.