Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away‎

Posted on 22 September 2011

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away‎_telugutouch.comFormer Indian captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was hospitalised for acute lung infection, passed away on Thursday evening. Earlier in the day, Neeraj Jain, the senior consultant and chairman of pulmonolgy (chest medicine) at Sir Gangaram Hospital in central Delhi said, “His condition has deteriorated since Wednesday and he is unable to maintain his oxygen level in spite of maximum treatment. He continues to remain in the ICU (intensive care unit).” Pataudi, 70, was admitted to the hospital in August with acute lung infection. The condition does not allow normal passage of oxygen to both the lungs. The patient breathes out more carbon dioxide during infection. He is survived by actress-wife Sharmila Tagore, son Saif Ali Khan and daughters Soha and Saba Ali Khan. He was regarded

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, one of the greatest cricket captains India has produced, died in New Delhi on Thursday after battling with a lung infection which was diagnosed about three months back.

He was 70.

“He passed away around 6.30 pm. His condition had deteriorated since yesterday. He was suffering from interstitial lung disease (interstitial pneumonitis) which worsens rapidly inspite of the best treatment available,” Dr S P Byotra, Department of medicine in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, where Pataudi was admitted, said.

Pataudi was admitted to the hospital last month.

After investigations, he was found to be suffering from interstitial lung disease, a condition in which the passage of oxygen to the two lungs is less than normal.

“He was unable to maintain his oxygen level in spite of maximal treatment. He continued to remain in the ICU for nearly a month. He had this disease which had been static since the last three months and worsened very acutely over the last four weeks.

“The possibility of lung transplant was discussed very early as soon as his condition worsened but he was not a suitable candidate for it,” the doctor said.

He was being treated by a by a team of pulmonologists and critical care specialists here.

Pataudi, regarded as one of the finest Indian captains, played 46 Tests for the country, scoring 2793 runs for an average of 34.91 with an unbeaten 203 being his highest score.

In all, he smashed six centuries and 16 fifties in his career.

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away
Former Indian Cricketer Mansoor Pataudi Passes away

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