Sourav Ganguly to undergo another stenting procedure

Chennai: Former cricketer and president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly, will undergo a stenting procedure done today.

This announcement comes a day after he was rushed to a private hospital in Kolkata, when he complained of dizziness and slight chest discomfort.

Several tests conducted on the 48-year-old former Indian cricket captain at the emergency ward of the hospital revealed that his vital parameters are stable.Union Home Minister Amit Shah enquired about his health.

Ganguly “has come for a checkup for his cardiac condition. There is no change in his parameters since his last hospitalisation and his vital parameters are stable,” the hospital said in a statement.

Earlier, Ganguly had complained of chest pain while exercising at his residence around three weeks ago. He was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries. He then had a stent implanted in his right coronary artery.


NT Bureau