Sourav Ganguly, BCCI president and former India captain, hospitalised after pain

Sourav Ganguly, former Indian cricket captain and president of the BCCI, has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata after complaints of pain .

Former India cricket captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was admitted to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata on Saturday, after he complained of pain , consistent with reports in press agency PTI and ANI.

 Speaking to ANI, sources on the brink of the previous India skipper said that Ganguly complained of pain within the chest and might need angioplasty. “Dada (Sourav) complained of pain and was rushed to the hospital. He might got to undergo angioplasty. he’s(Dada) out of danger,” the source said.

Earlier on Wednesday, BCCI president visited Eden Gardens and discussed preparations for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya. Other office-bearers of CAB including secretary Snehashis Ganguly and joint secretary Debabrata Das also accompanied him to the stadium.

Earlier in the week , Ganguly had also cleared the rumours about him joining politics before West Bengal Assembly polls next year. He had stated that he visited meet the state’s Governor upon invitation.

“If the Governor wants to satisfy you, you’ve got to satisfy him. So allow us to keep it like that,” said Ganguly.

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday met Ganguly to debate various issues and agreed to go to Eden Gardens on his invitation.

“Had interaction with ‘Dada’ Saurav Ganguly, BCCI President at Raj Bhawan yesterday at 4.30 PM on varied issues. Accepted his offer for a visit to Eden Gardens, the oldest cricket ground within the country established in 1864,” tweeted the Governor.

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