Erstwhile cricketer Navjot Singh recovering well, Doctors says


BJP leader and cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is undergoing treatment for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is making regular convalescence, doctors at a city hospital said on Thursday.

“He is being treated by our team of experts and is making regular convalescence,” said a statement issued by Indraprastha Apollo Hospital authorities.
They said no surgery or intervention is being planned for now and that Sidhu is medically stable. 51-year-old Sidhu was admitted to the hospital with acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a life threatening condition if not treated in time.

DVT is caused by a blood clot in a deep vein which hinders the normal blood flow. The symptoms may include swelling, pain, and tenderness, often in the legs.

Sidhu has been a two-time former MP from Amritsar constituency in Punjab.

From PM Modi to the likes of Harbhajan Singh and Ravichandran Ashwin to fellow reviewers such as Harsha Bhogle, has wished the Erstwhile cricketer speedy recovery, late on Tuesday, who was hospitalised after he developed a clot in his vein, known medically as Deep Vein Thrombosis.

In a statement, the authorities of hospitals assured that the former cricketer as he been put on blood thinners and was recovering well. “His condition is said to be stable as of now,” said a statement issued by Indraprastha Apollo Hospital authorities.

VVS Laxman, Ashwin and Harbhajan all took to social media to express their support towards the Sidhu family.