Netherlands coach Ryan Campbell in coma following heart attack


Netherlands head coach and former Australia ODI wicketkeeper Ryan Campbell is in intensive care in a hospital within the UK after struggling a coronary heart assault on Saturday.

The 50-year-old was at a playground together with his kids on the weekend, earlier than collapsing. It was reported on 6PR on Tuesday morning AWST that he remained in an induced coma though below the care of his medical doctors he has made some makes an attempt efficiently to breathe on his personal.

He has coached the Netherlands cricket crew since April 2017 and led them on the current limited-overs tour of New Zealand. He had been travelling again to Europe from the tour, and had visited associates and prolonged household in his dwelling metropolis of Perth only a week earlier.

A swashbuckling batter and wicketkeeper who made his title in Western Australia, Campbell performed two ODIs for Australia in 2002 when Adam Gilchrist was absent to spend time together with his new child son.

Throughout an illustrious 98-game first-class profession between 1994 and 2006, Campbell starred for Western Australia with 6009 runs at a mean of 36.31.

WA cricket CEO Christina Matthews supplied her assist to Campbell’s household..

“WA Cricket is in shock to listen to of Ryan’s medical emergency after struggling a significant coronary heart assault over the lengthy weekend,” Matthews mentioned in an announcement.

“On behalf of all WA Cricket employees, gamers and the broader cricket neighborhood, I want to go on our heartfelt ideas to Ryan, his spouse Leontina and their household right now.

“We all know he’s in one of the best care, and hope he pulls by way of and is ready to make a full and speedy restoration.”

He performed for Hong Kong in the course of the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup on the age of 44.

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