BCCI president Dalmiya dead

BCCI president Dalmiya dead

BCCI president Dalmiya dead

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was admitted to hospital a few days ago after complaining of chest pain, passed away at a city hospital on Sunday evening following a massive cardiac arrest. He was 75.

He had undergone coronary angiography at a Kolkata-based hospital after suffering a massive heart attack on September 17. “Dalmiya died of internal gastrointestinal bleeding and internal organ failure,” said hospital sources.

Cricket Association of Bengal sources added: “At 6 pm in the evening, his condition deteriorated and shortly afterwards he suffered a massive cardiac arrest from which he could not recover.”

Dalmiya had not been keeping well for some time and was not actively taking part in the daily functioning of the BCCI.

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