Pakistan’s Test opener Abid Ali has been taken to the hospital after he suffered pain around his chest during a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match in Karachi.

As per reports, the 34-year-old cricketer was rushed to a hospital after he complained of chest pain during the match played at UBL Sports Complex.

Abid Ali has undergone a number of medical examinations and is currently under observation.


Abid is representing Central Punjab in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.

The right-arm batter helped Pakistan comfortably chase down a 202-run target to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the first Test in the two-match Test series. Abid, who hit 133 in the first innings, struck 12 boundaries and scored 91 off 148 deliveries in the second innings.

He also contributed in the second Test match and bagged Player of the Series award for his outstanding performance.

Meanwhile, according to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Abid is stable and presently undergoing various tests to diagnose the exact nature of the pain. He had retired hurt on 61.

As per further details shared by PCB, he was diagnosed as a case of Acute Coronary Syndrome. He is under the care of Consultant Cardiologist who is liaising with PCB medical team regarding further treatment. He is currently stable.