Former Indian cricketer-VB Chandrasekhar took own life

Former India opener VB Chandrasekhar ended his life in Mylapore on Thursday evening, police said. His body was noticed hanging from ceiling in his room.

Officer assigned for the case said, he had not left any suicide note. “Chandrasekhar’s spouse told the police that she had knocked at the door of his room, however, there were no responses.”, and she looked in through the window and found him hanging from the ceiling, officer mentioned.

Police said Chandrasekhar’s spouse also added that he had tea with us before visiting his room in the evening and was depressed with the losses in his cricket business.

VB was the owner of a Tamil Nadu Premier League group – VB Kanchi Veerans – and furthermore ran a cricket club VB’s Nest in Velachery. His body was sent for post-mortem.

VB Chandrasekhar With Master Blaster
VB Chandrasekhar With Master Blaster

VB had represented Team India in 7 ODIs and was known for his batting hits. In addition to the fact that he represented India at the most important level, VB was additionally an individual from the Tamil Nadu’s Ranji Trophy winning team in 1987.

VB came into national team during the Irani Trophy event in 1988 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium when he scored a 56-ball 100 and made Tamil Nadu’s won against Rest of India. That innings was the quickest century scored by an Indian in top notch cricket before Rishabh Pant broke it with a 48-ball century in a Ranji trophy match in 2016.

VB Chandrasekhar at CWC 2019

After his retirement from top of the line cricket, VB kept in contact with the game. VB was a part of the India Cements family and was an Operation Director of Chennai Super Kings when it began in 2008.

“He was the person who added me to the CSK team in 2008. He disclosed to me that I can possibly play T20 cricket when I was likewise not perfect with it. He had incredible information about the game and was a steady help for anyone who required assistance when it comes to cricket,” Badrinath said.

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