Sourav Ganguly is likely to be discharged on January 6th

Hospital authorities said thay BCCI president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who has suffered a "mild" heart attack, is stable and likely to be discharged on Wednesday.

On Monday, a nine-member board of senior doctors discussed Ganguly's condition and reached a consensus that angioplasty can be deferred to a later date, although appropriate, as it is stable, said Woodlands Hospital MD and Dr Rupali Basu, CEO.

Dr Devi Shetty and Dr R K Panda, renowned cardiologists, participated in the meeting through a virtual platform, while another US expert was part of the phone discussion, she said. Dr. Basu said that treating physicians would keep a close eye on his health status and take necessary steps at his home after he is discharged.