Pakistan Test opener Abid Ali underwent angioplasty on Wednesday, at a private hospital in Karachi, after he was diagnosed of Acute Coronary Syndrome, yesterday.
According to details, the
right-hander is “feeling much better” but he will remain under observation for
the next two days.
The Pakistan Cricket Board
(PCB) is also looking to bring in a sports cardiologist for Ali’s further
It must be noted that the
Central Punjab opener, Ali, had complained of chest pain during his innings against
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final-round match at the UBL
Sports Complex in Karachi.
“He is under the care of Consultant Cardiologist who is
liaising with PCB medical team regarding further treatment. He is currently
stable,” the PCB said in a statement. “It
is requested to respect his and the family’s privacy at this time.”
Ali has featured in 16 Tests and six ODIs for Pakistan over
the course of his brief career, so far.