Inzamam-ul-Haq undergoes angioplasty post mild heart attack, condition stable: Reports

“Inzamam is now doing much better and will be released soon from the hospital. He is okay now,” the family member confirmed.

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Former Pakistani captain and batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq suffered a heart attack on Monday. He underwent angioplasty and is reported to be stable now.

A family member said that the former cricketer felt uneasy and complained about the difficulty in breathing along. Following which he was taken to a private hospital in Lahore, where it was revealed that he had suffered from a minor heart attack. On Doctor’s advice, he underwent angioplasty, under the able hands of Professor Karim Abbas, a well-known heart surgeon. “Inzamam is now doing much better and will be released soon from the hospital. He is okay now,” the family member confirmed.

The 51-year-old is a batting legend for Pakistan. With 11701 runs under his belt in the ODIs, he is the highest run-getter for his country. Along with that, he has played 120 tests in which he scored 8830 runs at an average of 49.33. He was also one of the most successful captains. He retired in 2007, since then he has held several positions. One of the most highlighted ones being his time as the coach of Afghanistan in the 2016 T20 World Cup.

After that Inzamam was appointed as the chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board. He’s held this position from 2016 to 2019. It was under his tenure that Pakistan registered their last ICC trophy win, as they won the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, after beating India in the final.

 

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