Chetan Chauha was infected with Coronavirus and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. Chauhan was kept on life support system for about 36 hours.
Sports Desk – Former Indian cricketer and minister Chetan Chauhan has died at the age of 73. He was infected with Coronavirus and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. Chauhan was kept on life support system for about 36 hours. Chauhan, who has played 40 Tests for India, has a wife and son Vinayak in his family.
The two-time former BJP Lok Sabha MP from Amroha was home guard minister in the Uttar Pradesh cabinet. He tested positive for Covid-19 last month and was shifted to a Gurugram hospital after his condition worsened.
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“My elder brother Shri Chetan Chauhan has left us today after fighting a good battle. I sincerely thank everyone who had prayed for his recovery. His son Vinayak will be reaching anytime and we will then perform last rites,” brother Pushpendra told PTI.
Chetan Chauhan Cricket Career
In an India career from 1969 to 1981, Chauhan played 40 Tests and seven ODIs. He scored 2,084 Test runs with 16 half-centuries, but never scored a century, with a best of 97. The prolific domestic batsman in a two-decade first-class career played Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra and then Delhi.