IPL 2021: Sri Lanka legend and SunRisers Hyderabad bowling coach Muttiah Muralitharan will be discharged from hospital on Monday after undergoing angioplasty on Sunday.
“Former Sri Lankan cricket player was admitted for cardiac evaluation at Apollo Hospital, Greams Road, Chennai on 18.04.2021. He underwent successful coronary angioplasty with scents yesterday under the care of Dr. G Sengottuvelu,” said Apollo Hospital in its latest medical bulletin on Monday. “He will be discharged today and would resume his normal activities,” it added.
Muralitharan had undergone angioplasty here in Chennai on Sunday. The bowling legend had a stent fitted to unblock his artery.
Muralitharan, who has 800 wickets in the longest format of the game, will rejoin the SRH camp after being discharged from the hospital.
IPL 2021: SRH coach Muttiah Muralitharan admitted to hospital, undergoes angioplasty after cardiac issue-
Sri Lanka spin legend and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowling coach Muttiah Muralitharan has been admitted to hospital after cardiac issue. He has undergone angioplasty at Kaveri Hospital in Chennai.
IPL 2021: SRH coach Muttiah Muralitharan now stable, in hospital after undergoing angioplasty
According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the bowling legend has had a stent fitted to unblock his artery. Muralitharan, who has 800 wickets in the longest format of the game, will rejoin SRH camp when he is discharged from the hospital. SRH lost the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians on Saturday. David Warner-led team will next lock horns with Punjab Kings on Wednesday.
Muralidharan had turned 49 on Saturday (April 17).
“He had consulted doctors in Sri Lanka over blockage in his heart before coming for the IPL. He was initially told there was no need for any stents but at the Apollo Hospital here in Chennai, he was advised angioplasty. He immediately got it done. He is very much fine and he should back in the ground in a few days,” Shanmuganathan, the CEO of the Sunrisers, told Cricbuzz.
Muralitharan was at the Chepauk when Sunrisers played Mumbai Indians on Saturday, incidentally his 49 birthday.