The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has had a conversation with BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday morning, enquired about his health, and wished the BCCI chief a speedy recovery. The Indian PM also spoke to Saurav’s wife Dona Ganguly. Sourav was hospitalized at 1 pm on Saturday with “chest discomfort, the heaviness of head, vomiting and a spell of dizziness” during his work-out pin the home gymnasium at around 11 am.
Following this, doctors had conducted angioplasty on Ganguly and earlier on Sunday, the Woodlands Hospital said in a medical bulletin that Sourav had an “uneventful last night” and the medical board also had a meeting on Monday to discuss the further treatment plan.
It also said that the treating doctors are keeping “constant vigil” on his health situation and taking appropriate measures from time to time. On Saturday, Ganguly was tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which turned out to be negative. Prior to this, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Woodlands Hospital on Saturday evening.
Interacting with the media while leaving the hospital, Banerjee had said, “He (Ganguly) is fine now. He even spoke to me. I thank the doctors and hospital authorities that they have taken the right decision of conducting an angioplasty. I did not have an idea that international sportspersons like him do not undergo check-ups. I asked Avishek Dalmiya to conduct medical check-ups of cricketers before games.”
On Wednesday, Ganguly had visited Eden Gardens in order to discuss the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmia.