Former Indian Cricketer Chetan Chauhan, Dies at 73

Chetan Chauhan

Former Republic of India opener Chetan Chauhan,who had tested positive for coronavirus in July and recently suffered from kidney failure, passed on Sunday (August 16). at the age of 73.

His health had deteriorated significnantly due to virus. Chetan Chauhan, who was also a minister in Yogi Adityanath’s Cabinet in Uttar Pradesh, had suffered from kidney failure and had been placed on the ventilator at the Medanta hospital in Gurugram. He was originally admitted to he Sanjay Gandhi PGI hospital in Lucknow once he tested positive for the virus last month but was later shifted to the Medanta.

Chauhan had not yet recovered from the novel coronavirus when he developed kidney and blood pressure problems on Friday, so doctor decided to place him on life support. After creating his debut for Team India in 1969.

Chetan Chauhan went on to play in forty Tests and seven ODIS. whereas in Tests he scored 2084 runs at a median of thirty one, within the ODIs he may solely manage to attain 157 runs. He at the side of Sunil Gavaskar fashioned a potent gap partnership and also the pair scored over 3000 runs along. Chetan Chauhan also played via Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra and urban center and was honored with the Arjuna Award in 1981.

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BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly, who was skipper on the 2008 Australia tour, aforementioned in a very statement. “I’m deeply tortured. I’ve spent such a lot time with him once he was the Indian team manager. Not solely was he a tricky gap ball player,  he was a person with a tremendous sense of humour and had tremendous attachment to Indian cricket.

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