Chetan Chauhan, the previous India opener who featured in 40 Exams and seven ODIs, has been positioned on ventilator after struggling a renal failure. The 73-year previous had examined optimistic for Covid-19 in July and his well being worsened this morning as he developed multiple-organ failure, which necessitated the previous opening batsman to be placed on life help at a neighborhood hospital in Gurugram.
“Early this morning immediately (August 15th), Chetan ji had a kidney failure and subsequently, had multi-organ failure. He’s presently on life help. We’re all praying that he wins this battle,” a senior DDCA official, who’s preserving monitor of the event advised PTI.
In a world profession lasting 12 years, Chauhan was an excellent foil on the prime of the order to Sunil Gavaskar and the pair added greater than 3000 Take a look at runs, thereby changing into one of many longest serving opening partnerships for India.
Since his retirement from the sport, Chauhan has been energetic in numerous fronts – having served the Delhi District Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) in numerous roles like president, vice-president, secretary and chief selector. He has additionally served because the supervisor of the Indian cricket workforce and his tenure included memorable events such because the historic collection win in opposition to Australia in 2001 in addition to the ‘Monkeygate’ scandal through the 2007-08 tour down below.
Chauhan can be a minister within the Uttar Pradesh authorities and has beforehand been twice elected to the decrease home of the parliament (Lok Sabha).