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Former B'desh skipper Khaled Mahmud suffers stroke, to be taken to Singapore

by July 31, 2017 General

Former skipper Khaled Mahmud suffered a stroke on Saturday morning and is likely to be taken to for treatment.

According to ESPNcricinfo, a family member of Mahmud confirmed that the Cricket Board (BCB) is arranging an ambulance to the airport this afternoon.

The all-rounder, who celebrated his 46th birthday on Wednesday last week, went into coma on Sunday evening when he was shifted to the (ICU) of United Hospital in Dhaka.

Mahmud, who is currently serving as the team’s manager and a board director, was Bangladesh’s third Test captain, having led them in nine games in 2003.

He represented in 12 Tests and 77 ODIs. He retired from international cricket in 2006 and went into coaching and administration soon afterwards.

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