dailypeghamWest Indies opener Chris Gayle and England batsman Kevin Pietersen on Monday wished Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif a speedy recovery after his open heart surgery.

In videos circulating on social media, both the batsmen, who played in Pakistan Super League (PSL) earlier this year, sent well wishes to PM Nawaz for his open heart surgery today.

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The prime minister will undergo surgery in London and is likely to remain hospitalised for a whole week after the procedure, his family announced on Friday.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister’s daughter, earlier said that her father had had a cardiac procedure – ‘Atrial Fibrillation Ablation’ – in 2011, during which certain complications occurred resulting in heart perforation.

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“Due to certain recent symptoms, doctors carried out further investigations,” she had said.

“A team of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons after thorough examination, scans and tests, have decided to go for an open heart surgery.”