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Former India Starter Chetan Chauhan Passes Away At 73 | Cricket news


NEW DELHI: Former India starter Chetan Chauhan died Sunday from complications related to COVID-19 after receiving life support for nearly 36 hours, his brother Pushpendra Chauhan said.
Chauhan, who played 40 Tests for India, was 73 and is survived by his wife and son Vinayak, who is scheduled to arrive from Melbourne later that day.
“My elder brother Shri Chetan Chauhan has left us today after fighting a good fight. I sincerely thank everyone who prayed for his recovery. His son Vinayak will arrive any minute and then we will perform the last rites,” Pushpendra told PTI.
Chauhan, who was Sunil Gavaskar’s longest-serving opening partner, was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi PGI in Lucknow on July 12 after being diagnosed with COVID-19 positive.
Due to kidney-related diseases, his health deteriorated and he was transferred to the Medanta hospital in Gurugram.
On Friday night, she had multi-organ failure and was put on a ventilator.

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