Ganguly released from hospital after suffering heart attack on Saturday


After suffering a heart attack on Saturday, Sourav Ganguly has been discharged from hospital.

 The ex-India captain developed chest pains while exercising at his home.

 The 48-year-old, who is also the current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) underwent surgery in his home state of Kolkata over the weekend.

Ganguly had an angioplasty, a procedure to unblock a coronary artery.

 Speaking to fans outside the hospital, he said: “I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment.

Ganguly played 113 Tests and 311 one-day internationals, captaining India in the longest format 49 times between 2000 and 2005.

A left-handed batsman, he scored 7,212 Test runs and scored 16 centuries, before taking over as president of the Indian cricket board in October 2019.

India are currently touring Australia, where the third Test began in Sydney on Thursday.