Former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara has been admitted to Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai after he complained of chest pain.
The hospital in Mumbai will be issuing a statement shortly, ANI tweeted shortly.
Is reported that, he was brought to the hospital at around 12.30 pm and medical investigations were started immediately.
Lara was in Mumbai working with official broadcasters of ICC World Cup, Star Sports.
The hospital authorities have so far been tight-lipped about why the former player has been admitted.
Lara had taken a break of a few days from his TV commitments and was set to resume duties on the eve of India’s next World Cup game against West Indies on Thursday (June 27).
“He was not shooting for the last couple of days,” the source informed the news agency.
The legendary left-hander played 131 Tests for the West Indies and averaged 52.89 for his 11,953 runs, while his 299 ODI appearances yielded 10,405 runs at 40.17.
He is the first and only player to have registered 400 runs in a Test innings.
Lara celebrated his 50th birthday on May 2 in Mumbai, where he was fulfilling his TV commitments.
The West Indies legend has played 131 Tests for the West Indies and scored nearly 12,000 runs at an average of 52.89.
He has also made 299 ODI appearances and amassed 10,405 runs at 40.17.