Updated: August 16, 2020 6:50:00 pm
Former India batsman Chetan Chauhan breathed his last on Sunday, August 16. Chauhan, who had tested positive for coronavirus in July, was undergoing treatment due to kidney failure. He was 73 years old.
From Virender Sehwag to Anil Kumble, several cricketers paid tribute to the 73-year-old on Twitter.
Here are a few reactions:
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) August 16, 2020
Saddened to hear about the demise of Chetan Chauhan ji. His contribution to the game as well as to administration will always be remembered! May god give strength to his family & loved ones! pic.twitter.com/6dvIlqZ7ke
Sad to learn about the demise of #ChetanChauhan . My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti !
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 16, 2020
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 16, 2020
My deep condolences to Chetan Chauhan’s family and well wishers on his passing. Om Shanti !
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 16, 2020
Saddened to hear the passing of Chetan Chauhan. Fondly remember our conversations on the 2007/8 tour of Australia. Heartfelt condolences to his family. 🙏🏽
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) August 16, 2020
Saddened to know about Chetan Chauhan ji passing away. My condolences to his family.
— S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) August 16, 2020
Extremely sad news about Chetan Chauhanji. Deepest condolences to the family 🙏🏻
— Ajit Agarkar (@imAagarkar) August 16, 2020
Sad to hear about the demise of Chetan Chauhan sir, was a fine opening batsmen and forged some great partnerships with Sunny bhai. #COVID19India #ChetanChauhan My deepest condolences to his family and friends.🙏 RIP
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) August 16, 2020
Chauhan made his India debut in 1969 and went on to feature in 40 Tests and 7 ODIS. He shared a great understanding with Sunil Gavaskar and scored over 3000 runs while batting together. Chauhan also played Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra and Delhi and was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1981.
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