Chetan Chauhan dies of Covid-19

New Delhi (NVI): Chetan Chauhan, former Indian opener and Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister passed away today at the age of 73 while battling Covid-19.

Chauhan tested positive in July and was put on ventilator but succumbed to the virus after his health deteriorated, affecting kidneys and causing blood pressure problems.

Initially, he was admitted at SGPGI in Lucknow, and later moved to Gurugram’s Medanta hospital.

Chauhan represented India in 40 Tests and seven ODIs in an international career that spanned around 12 years. After his playing days, he took on various roles in the sport, as manager of the team as well as an administrator with the DDCA.