Cricket, Queensland Rod Marsh heart attack, news, report


By Simon Brunsdon and Brett Graham

Australian cricketing legend Rod Marsh is hospitalized in Queensland after suffering a heart attack this morning.

Wide World of Sports understands Marsh is in stable condition and a decision is being made on whether he remains in Bundaberg or is taken to Brisbane for surgery.

Marsh played 96 Tests for Australia in the 70s and 80s and was most recently manager, before stepping down in 2016.

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The 74-year-old flew to Bundaberg this morning to attend an event for cricket charity Bulls Masters.

News Corp reports that Marsh was in a car with two Bulls Masters officials when he suffered a heart attack and was taken straight to hospital.

Marsh’s wife flies from Adelaide to Queensland.

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