Hanif Mohammad recovering well from liver cancer, says brother Mushtaq

Mushtaq said the former captain was under observation in hospital but in good spirits surrounded by his family members including his daughter and youngest son Shahzeb Mohammad.

updated: July 14, 2013 16:06 IST
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Karachi: Legendary Pakistan batsman and former captain Hanif Mohammad is recovering well from liver cancer after undergoing a successful surgery in London, brother and former Test cricker Mushtaq Mohammad confirmed.

Mushtaq informed PTI that 78-year-old Hanif underwent a surgery at the Bridge Hospital last Tuesday to remove his right liver lobe and gall bladder to stop the cancer from spreading.

"Hanif bhai is doing well and is in high spirits and he has been following the Ashes test on television after being shifted to his room after ICU," he said.

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