Sourav Ganguly, 48, former India captain and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was in a stable condition after suffering a heart attack on Saturday.
He developed chest pains while exercising and has now had surgery.
I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of @SGanguly99. I’ve spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 2, 2021
Doctors said Ganguly had an angioplasty at a hospital in Kolkata and would be monitored for 24 hours. The medical procedure was to unblock a coronary artery.
Ganguly played 113 Tests and 311 one-day internationals, captaining India in the longest format 49 times between 2000 and 2005.
A left-handed batsman, Ganguly scored 7,212 Test runs and scored 16 centuries.
He is ninth on the all-time ODI run-scorers list with 11,363. He scored 22 hundreds in the 50-over format.
He took over as president of the Indian cricket board in October 2019.
India captain Virat Kohli tweeted: “Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon.”