The Telegraph
Wednesday , March 5 , 2014
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Not mild, it’s major stroke

Calcutta: Hanif Mohammed, it has been confirmed, has suffered a major stroke.

Hanif, Test cricket’s first triple centurion from Asia, was admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital, in hometown Karachi, as an “emergency patient”. But once it was confirmed, after a series of tests, that the legend suffered a major stroke, he was shifted to the hospital’s Special Care Unit.

Earlier, it was suspected that Hanif had suffered a mild stroke.

Younger son Shahzeb had revealed to The Telegraph that on Sunday, Hanif had a bad bout of diarrhoea and vomiting and his speech had also got slurred. When he was hospitalised, he had dizziness and his blood pressure was also high.

Hanif underwent cancer-related surgery in London last July and recently completed six cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy.