Inzamam-ul-Haq undergoes angioplasty after cardiac arrest, condition stable now

Inzamam was complaining about chest pain over the last three days and the initial testing had cleared him but tests on Monday revealed he had suffered a heart attack and was then rushed for surgery.

FILE PHOTO: Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq who suffered a heart attack and underwent successful angioplasty on Monday evening is now stable but under observation.   -  Special Arrangement

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq who suffered a heart attack and underwent successful angioplasty on Monday evening is now stable but under observation.

Inzamam was complaining about chest pain over the last three days and the initial testing had cleared him but tests on Monday revealed he had suffered a heart attack, reported ESPNcricinfo.

He was then rushed for surgery. As per his agent, Inzamam was stable but under observation.

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The 51-year-old Inzamam is Pakistan's highest run-getter in ODIs with 11701 runs in 375 matches, and the country's third-highest in Tests with 8829 runs in 119 matches.

He was also among the country's most successful captains.

Inzamam had retired from the international game in 2007 and has since held several positions in Pakistan, as a batting consultant and then the chief selector from 2016 to 2019. He has also worked as head coach of Afghanistan.

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