The former Bangladesh all rounder, Khaled Mahmud, suffered a stroke on Saturday and is expected to be flown to Singapore for treatment, as confirmed by Mahmud’s family member. The condition of Mahmud is critical as he went into a coma, while he was admitted to a city hospital in Dhaka. Also Read - BPL 2020 News: Bangladesh Cricket Board Cancels T20 Tournament Due to COVID-19 Impact
Nazmul Hassan(Bangladesh Cricket Board president) paid a visit to ill Mahmud, who is a board of director with the BCB. Other directors of the board also went to see Mahmud. The BCB even arranged for an ambulance to take Mahmud to the airport. Also Read - Nine Bangladesh Cricketers to Resume Individual Training From Sunday
Speaking to a Bangladesh newspaper, The Daily Star, the BCB media committee chairman Jalal Yunus said: “The members of the BCB learnt of his condition after making enquiries into why he was absent from today’s [Sunday’s] board meeting. He was admitted to hospital yesterday morning and is currently in the ICU. Also Read - Bangladesh All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan Regrets 'Silly Mistake' That Led to One-Year Ban
“He is in a semi-coma, but the CT scan has not revealed anything too serious,” he added. Yunus also mentioned that Mahmud could be taken to Singapore for better treatment if needed. Also Check: Will Take Call on Dhoni And Yuvraj at a Right Time, says MSK Prasad
Mahmud, who recently turned 46, was Bangladesh’s third Test captain and had represented the country in 12 Tests and 77 ODIs during which he scored 991 runs and picked up 67 ODI wickets. Having made his debut in 2001, Mahmud quit as a cricketer five years later to proceed towards an administrative role.