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Former cricketer BS Chandrasekhar admitted to Bengaluru hospital


Former cricketer BS Chandrasekhar was admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru after he complained of fatigue and slurring in speech, Karnataka State Cricket Association spokesperson Vinay Mruthyunjaya told ANI. The former spinner is in ICU and is stable.

“He was fine and was watching match when he suddenly complained of fatigue and slurring in speech. So we took him to the hospital. He is fine and will be back home in two days,” his wife Sandhya Chandrasekhar said.

The legendary leg-spinner, who made his debut for India in January 1961, scalped 242 wickets in the 58 Test matches at an average of 29.74. He picked 16 five-wicket hauls during his 15-year-old long career. He played his last Test in 1979.

The former cricketer also played an ODI match against New Zealand. He picked three wickets and gave 36 runs.

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