Former India cricketer BS Chandrasekhar was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a personal hospital in Bengaluru after struggling a stroke final week. As per a report in information company ANI, the spinner complained of fatigue and slurred while attempting to talk after which he was rushed to the hospital on January 15. The report said that the previous cricketer is now secure and will be discharged in a few days.
“Former cricketer BS Chandrasekhar admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru. He is in ICU and is stable,” Karnataka State Cricket Association spokesperson Vinay Mruthyunjaya was quoted as saying within the report.
“BS Chandrasekhar is admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru. He was fine and was watching the match when he suddenly complained of fatigue and slurring in speech. So we took him to the hospital. He is fine and will be back home in two days,” Sandhya Chandrasekhar, the cricketer’s spouse advised ANI.
Before taking retirement from the game, Chandrasekhar featured in 58 Tests for India and went on to scalp 242 wickets. He additionally has 16 five-wicket hauls below his title. The leg spinner had made his India debut in January 1961 and performed his final Test in 1979.
Chandrasekhar additionally performed an ODI towards New Zealand, in which he picked three wickets and gave 36 runs.