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Rod Marsh Health Updates: Australian Cricket great in COMA after heart attack, “fighting for life”- Follow LIVE updates

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Rod Marsh Health Updates: Australian Cricket great in coma- Australian Cricket great Rod Marsh is in a coma after a major heart attack. He is in critical condition after his heart stopped beating for several minutes as doctors rushed to save him upon arrival at Bundaberg Hospital. Follow all the latest updates on InsideSport.IN

Rod Marsh Health Updates: Australian Cricket great in COMA after heart attack, “fighting for life”- Follow LIVE updates

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In a statement from Paul Marsh on behalf of the Marsh family, he explained the current situation.

“He (Rod) is currently in the fight of his life and remains in an induced coma in critical condition,” it read.

“At the moment this is a waiting game and we are unlikely to have any certainty for some time.

“We know there is a lot of interest in Dad’s condition and our family has been overwhelmed by the messages of love and support from all around the world. We have listened to and read every one of them and we are incredibly grateful to everyone.

“Dad would not still be here without the bravery and quick thinking of Dave Hillier and John Glanville. We will be eternally grateful to both of them.”

“We will provide further updates once we have them and, in the meantime, we ask media to respect our family’s privacy as we focus on helping Dad fight this battle,” the statement concluded.

Marsh played 96 Tests for Australia and served as national selector until 2016. Marsh was a passenger in a car with Bulls Masters officials John Glanville and David Hillier when he suffered a heart attack and was taken straight to the hospital.

Rod Marsh a legend in the Australian cricket circuit

  • Has played 96 Test matches for Australia from 1970 to 1984 where he amassed 3633 runs at an average of 26.33
  • He struck 16 fifties and 3 centuries and took 355 catches as a wicketkeeper-batter (most during his time). Marsh also featured in 92 ODIs where he managed 1225 runs
  • He also served as Australia men’s chairman of selectors

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