Rodney Marsh in a “essential however secure situation”© AFP
Australia wicket-keeping legend Rodney Marsh, who stays in an induced coma after struggling a coronary heart assault final week, has been flown to a metropolis hospital from Bundaberg in a “essential however secure situation.” The 74-year-old had suffered the center assault on the way in which to a charity occasion at Bundaberg in Queensland on February 24. A report within the ‘Sydney Morning Herald’ quoted a Bundaberg Hospital spokesperson as saying “Marsh was transferred interstate on Monday in a essential however secure situation.” Marsh was shifted to Adelaide to be nearer to his household, in accordance with the report.
The wicketkeeper batter, who performed 96 Checks for Australia between 1970 and 1984, snaring 355 dismissals behind the stumps, had moved to Adelaide 20 years in the past when he grew to become coach of the Nationwide Cricket Academy.
Marsh’s son Paul, who’s the previous chief govt of the Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation, issued an announcement on Sunday, saying his father “is at present within the struggle of his life.” “In the intervening time, it is a ready recreation and we’re unlikely to have any certainty for a while,” he stated.
“We all know there’s a variety of curiosity in dad’s situation and our household has been overwhelmed by the messages of affection and help from all world wide. Now we have listened to and browse each one in all them and are extremely grateful.” Marsh had been rushed to the hospital by the organisers of the Bulls Masters charity occasion.
“We additionally wish to thank the Bulls Masters workforce, and particularly Jimmy Maher, Darren Lehmann, Ian Healy and Allan Border, whose love and look after our household has been extraordinary,” the assertion learn.
Marsh had additionally beforehand served as Australia’s chair of selectors earlier than stepping down in 2016.
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