London. Netherlands men’s cricket team head coach and former Australia wicketkeeper Ryan Campbell is now out of a coma, but is still in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital here after suffering a heart attack. Campbell, 50, was admitted to the ICU after suffering a heart attack. Campbell, who was living with his family in Britain, felt chest pain and difficulty in breathing.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on the basis of Campbell’s brother Mark’s statement to Perth Radio that there was no evidence of any brain damage according to doctors.
Mark Campbell said in an ICC statement, “He has come out of unconsciousness. Now doctors are trying to find out what is wrong with his heart.”
Campbell returned to Europe after the Netherlands team’s tour of New Zealand. He was appointed the coach of Netherlands in January 2017. Campbell made his international debut in 2002 in an ODI match for Australia. After this he made his T20 debut for Hong Kong in 2016. He represented Hong Kong in the ICC T20 World Cup 2016. He became the oldest player to make his debut in this format at the age of 44 years and 30 days.
However, he played 2 ODIs in his career and scored 54 runs in it, while 26 runs came from his bat in 3 T20Is. He had also played cricket for Western Australia.