The Srilankan legend and the current bowling coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad, Muttiah Muralidharan was admitted with a cardiac evaluation and planned procedure on Sunday but was discharged on Monday after he underwent a coronary angioplasty at a city hospital in Hyderabad.
“He underwent successful coronary angioplasty including stents yesterday under the care of Dr. G Sengottuvelu, senior interventional cardiologist,” Apollo Hospitals said in a release on Monday. “He would resume his normal activities.”
He will be allowed to rejoin the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad after undergoing the mandatory seven-day quarantine period, sources stated.
Muralitharan represented Sri Lanka in 133 Tests, 350 ODIs, and 12 T20 Internationals. He took 800 Test wickets while picking up 534 wickets in ODIs and 13 in T20s Internationals.
He was part of Sri Lanka’s ODI World Cup-winning squad in 1996. The Sri Lankan has been the bowling coach for Hyderabad since 2015. He featured for Chennai Super Kings and Kochi Tuskers Kerala in the IPL.