Former Pakistan captain and one of their all-time batting greats Inzamam-ul-Haq is in hospital after suffering a heart attack in Lahore.
Inzamam underwent a successful angioplasty last evening.
Inzamam, who shot to global prominence during Pakistan’s World Cup winning 1992 campaign, had been complaining about chest pain over the last three days.
Initial testing cleared him but tests yesterday revealed he had suffered a heart attack and had to be rushed for surgery.
According to his agent, Inzamam was stable but under observation.
Inzamam, 51, is Pakistan’s highest run-getter in ODIs with 11701 runs in 375 matches, and their third-highest in Tests with 8829 runs in 119 matches.
He was also among the country’s most successful captains.
He 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.