"Get Well Soon Dada": Virat Kohli, Others Wish Sourav Ganguly A Speedy Recovery
The cricket fraternity wished Sourav Ganguly a speedy recovery after he was hospitalised in Kolkata.
- Sourav Ganguly was hospitalised in Kolkata on Saturday
- Several cricketers and ex-cricketers wished him a speedy recovery
- He is reportedly fine and stable
The cricketing fraternity poured in their wishes for a speedy recovery after Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly underwent a primary angioplasty in Kolkata after suffering "chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym". The former India captain is now stable and conscious following the procedure, the hospital said. He had a critical blockage in one artery which has been fixed.
India captain Virat Kohli led the wishes for Ganguly.
"Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon," Kohli tweeted, tagging the BCCI chief.
"Just got to know about your ailment Sourav. Hope each passing day brings you closer to a full and speedy recovery! Get well soon," legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.
"Former India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly suffered a mild cardiac arrest earlier today. He is now in a stable condition," the International Cricket Council (ICC) tweeted. "We wish him a speedy recovery!" it added.
"Dada , jaldi se theek hone ka. Praying for your quick and speedy recovery @SGanguly99," Ganguly's former India teammate Virender Sehwag tweeted.
"Get well soon Dada, gutted to hear about your cardiac arrest, hope you feel better," Mohammad Kaif tweeted.
"Wishing you a speedy recovery Dada @SGanguly99," India all-rounder Krunal Pandya tweeted.
"You are a strong individual Dada @SGanguly99 Sending prayers for a speedy recovery #GetWellSoonDada," former Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis tweeted.
Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon @SGanguly99— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 2, 2021
Just got to know about your ailment Sourav.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 2, 2021
Hope each passing day brings you closer to a full and speedy recovery! Get well soon. pic.twitter.com/NIC6pFRRdv
Former India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly suffered a mild cardiac arrest earlier today. He is now in a stable condition.— ICC (@ICC) January 2, 2021
We wish him a speedy recovery! pic.twitter.com/HkiwFhjyih
Dada , jaldi se theek hone ka.— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 2, 2021
Praying for your quick and speedy recovery @SGanguly99 .
Get well soon Dada, gutted to hear about your cardiac arrest, hope you feel better @SGanguly99— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) January 2, 2021
Wishing you a speedy recovery Dada @SGanguly99— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) January 2, 2021
Indian Premier League teams Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore also wished Ganguly a quick recovery.
Get well soon, Dada pic.twitter.com/3383F3B1M9— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) January 2, 2021
Wishing @SGanguly99 a speedy recovery. Get well soon, Dada!— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) January 2, 2021
As per reports, BCCI President @SGanguly99 has been admitted to Woodlands Hospital, Kolkata.— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) January 2, 2021
Here's wishing Dada a speedy recovery
"His ECG showed hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads. Echo showed mild inferior wall hypokynaesia with preserved overall left ventricular function. He is stable haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now," Dr Rupali Basu, Woodlands hospital MD and CEO, said in a statement.
Ganguly was elected the president of the BCCI in 2019. He also captained the national side, leading them to the final of the 2003 World Cup.