Former India cricketer Karsan Ghavri suffers heart attack

Jun 06, 2016, 08:35 IST | PTI

Shimoga (Karnataka): Former India and Mumbai left-arm bowler Karsan Ghavri suffered a heart attack yesterday morning and was rushed to a local hospital.

Karsan Ghavri
Karsan Ghavri

His condition is said to be stable but will remain under observation for some time.

Mumbai Cricket Association joint secretary PV Shetty confirmed the news. "Yes, Mr Ghavri suffered a heart attack earlier this morning. He was rushed to a local hospital. He has undergone angioplasty today and the doctors said that his condition is stable," Shetty told PTI yesterday.

The 65-year-old Ghavri is the coach of the West Zone Under-19 team currently participating in the NCA Zonal Under-19 tournament. It was in the wee hours of Sunday morning that he complained of chest pain and was immediately taken to a private hospital where an angiogram was performed.

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