Earlier this month, Sourav Ganguly had undergone angioplasty after suffering a 'mild heart attack' and was discharged on January 7.

Former Indian skipper and the current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly was on Wednesday taken to the Apollo hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain, reported ANI.

Earlier this month, Sourav Ganguly had undergone angioplasty after suffering a ‘mild heart attack’ and was discharged on January 7. He had to undergo a stent insertion but was declared stable and clinically fit by doctors.

“I am absolutely fine,” Ganguly said after being discharged from the hospital. “I thank all the doctors, the nurses and everybody in the hospital for treating me,” the 48-year-old added.

The 48-year-old was said to have suffered a blackout after his workout at his residence after which he was taken to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata. He was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries after which a stent was inserted in one of the arteries to remove the blockage.

A nine-member medical team was formed to look after him and he unwent treatment in the hospital for 5 days. MD and CEO of Woodlands hospital, Dr. Rupali Basu, had said that Ganguly will be monitored at home on a daily basis after being discharged.

Cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty also met the medical team of nine doctors attending Ganguly, before taking a final call on further procedures. Dr. Shetty had stated that the heart of Ganguly is now as strong as it was when the former India skipper was 20-years-old.

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