Former Black Caps all-rounder Chris Cairns is successful a "serious but unchangeable condition" after suffering a large aesculapian exigency this week, according to a spokesperson.
Cairns was taken to Sydney's St Vincent's infirmary aft suffering an aortic dissection during a cardiac incidental successful Canberra.
Cairns' wife, Melanie, confirmed the quality successful a connection aft reports archetypal surfaced yesterday afternoon.
"Chris suffered a large aesculapian lawsuit successful Canberra precocious past week. He initially underwent country successful Canberra, but the seriousness of his information is specified that helium has present been transferred to St Vincent's infirmary successful Sydney, wherever helium has undergone further cardiovascular surgery," the connection read.
"Chris' household and friends are heartened by the respectful and lukewarm mode successful which this unspeakable quality has been reported and received by the public, some successful New Zealand and astir the world, and acknowledgment everyone for their lukewarm wishes, prayers and benignant words."
The erstwhile Kiwi cricketer reportedly underwent respective operations since helium was archetypal admitted to infirmary but had not responded arsenic intended.
Cairns is the lad of Black Caps fable Lance Cairns. There has been an outpouring of enactment for the fashionable fig since quality of his wellness information broke.
"It's perfectly devastating. It's the worst quality you could perchance get," erstwhile New Zealand teammate Chris Harris told section media.
The 51-year-old played 62 Test matches, 215 1 time internationals and 2 T20s for New Zealand betwixt 1989 and 2006.