Srinagar, December 22: Pakistan’s current top opening batsman Abid Ali has been diagnosed with acute coronary syndrome and has asked his fans to pray for him.
Abid Ali was rushed to hospital after he suffered pain in his chest during a match of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
Later the 34-year-old cricketer was diagnosed with acute coronary syndrome and a stent has been placed in Abid’s blocked coronary artery in an angioplasty surgery.
“I am thankful to God as I faring well. I request all of you to pray for me as I have a small medical procedure tomorrow. So I request all my family members, fans and all my well-wishers to pray for me.” said Abid Ali in a video message posted by Pakistan Cricket Board.
Abid is currently under observation at the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Karachi.
“He was taken immediately to a cardiac hospital where he was diagnosed as a case of acute coronary syndrome. He is under the care of the consultant cardiologist who is liaising with the PCB medical team regarding further treatment,” PCB Statement said.
“He is under the care of Consultant Cardiologist who is liaising with PCB medical team regarding further treatment. He is currently stable. It is requested to respect his and the family’s privacy at this time. More details will be provided in due course,” PCB statement added.