Pataudi is improving: Doctor

New Delhi: Former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was admitted to a hospital because of lung infection, is stable and improving, a doctor attending on him said on Saturday.

Pataudi`s son and Bollywood actor, Saif Ali Khan rushed to Delhi from Mumbai to attend his father on Friday. He along with his mother Sharmila Tagore is currently in Delhi to be with the former cricketer.

"Pataudi is better now. He is improving," a doctor attending on him said.

Pataudi, regarded as one of the finest Indian captains, played 46 Tests for the country, scoring 2793 runs for an average of 34.91 with an unbeaten 203 being his highest score.

In all, he smashed six centuries and 16 fifties in his career.


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