Former India cricketer BS Chandrasekhar was admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru on Monday, Karnataka State Cricket Association spokesperson said.

According to the latest reports, BS Chandrasekhar is recovering in a hospital after suffering a "very, very minutest stroke."

BS Chandrasekhar

"Chandra is recovering very well, and he will be back home on Wednesday or Thursday," his wife Sandhya Chandrasekhar said. 

Facts about BS Chandrasekhar

  • A legendary spinner from Karnataka, Chandrasekhar played 58 Tests for 242 wickets in an international career that went from 1964 to 1979.
  • He also played one ODI, picking up three wickets.
  • Chandrasekhar picked up 6 for 38 at The Oval in 1971 to give India their first series victory in England.
  • He also played a key role in India's first win in Australia in 1978, picking up 12 for 104 at Melbourne.