Inzamam-ul-Haq, Pakistan’s former captain and most capped player, had to undergo an emergency angioplasty at a private hospital here after complaining of cardiac problems and breathing difficulties.
Ramiz Raja, Inzamam’s teammate and current PCB chairman, subsequently verified on social media that Inzamam had been released from the hospital after successfully completing the surgery.
“Inzi, I wish you well and am glad that you are now back at home. Rest and recuperate, my friend “Raja sent a tweet.
Earlier, a family member stated that Inzamam felt restless and had difficulties breathing on Monday.
He was transported to a private hospital, where various tests indicated that he had suffered a mild heart attack. Doctors urged him to have an emergency angioplasty, which was done by Professor Abbas Kazim, a well-known cardiac surgeon.
The 51-year-old, who played 120 Tests and 378 One-Day Internationals throughout his successful career, also served as head selector from 2016 to 2019, and it was under his time that Pakistan defeated India in the ICC Champions Trophy final in 2017.
A new Pakistan Cricket Board management, however, abruptly instructed him to resign in late 2019 following the World Cup.
The former top batsman also coached Afghanistan’s World Cup T20 team in 2016.
Sachin Tendulkar, the legendary Indian cricketer, wished him a quick recovery.
“@Inzamam08, I wish you a fast recovery. You’ve always been a warrior on the field, cool yet competitive. I hope and pray that you, too, will emerge stronger from this experience. Get well soon, “He tweeted about it.
All of Pakistan’s best cricketers rushed to social media to express their condolences to the famous batsman of yesteryear.