Sourav Ganguly, the president of the BCCI and a former India captain, was hospitalized at a city hospital on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19, according to cricket board insiders. Ganguly has received two vaccinations and has travelled widely, participating in all professional activities. After his RT-PCR test came back positive late Monday night, the 49-year-old was brought to the hospital as a precaution.

“Last night, he was brought to Woodlands Nursing Home. He has been given medication and is now in a stable condition ,”PTI spoke to a BCCI source who is keeping tabs on Ganguly’s health. Ganguly was rushed to the hospital twice earlier this year for cardiac concerns and underwent emergency angioplasty. Snehasish Ganguly, his older brother, had tested positive for COVID earlier this year.

In other news, on Tuesday, Australian players “couldn’t believe” their “insane” victory over England by an innings and 14 runs in the third Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground. To win the third Test and retain the Ashes, the Pat Cummins-led team knocked England out for 68 in the second innings. They already have a 3-0 lead in the five-match series and appear to be on their way to a clean sweep against a struggling England team. After bowling England out in just 27.4 overs on Day 3, Australia captain Pat Cummins and star of the show newcomer Scott Boland revealed their thoughts. Boland, who was named Player of the Match after taking six for seven in the second innings, described himself as “speechless.”