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Breaking News: Former cricketer and UP government minister Chetan Chauhan dies, due to Corona infection

  • Cricketer Chetan Chauhan scored 2084 runs in 40 Tests between 1969 and 1978.
  • BJP MLA Chauhan was also the Home Guard Minister in the Uttar Pradesh government at this time.

Former cricketer and Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Chetan Chauhan (73) has died on Sunday. He was undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon after being corona infected. He was infected last month. In the Uttar Pradesh cabinet, Chauhan had military welfare, home guards, PRD and civil security ministries. He has also been a Lok Sabha MP twice.

After coming to Corona positive, Chetan Chauhan started having problems related to kidney and blood pressure. He was then shifted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. During this time, his corona report came positive for the third time after coming negative twice.

He scored 2084 runs in 40 Tests.
Chetan Chauhan played 40 Tests for Team India between 1969 and 1978. In this, he scored 2084 runs at an average of 31.54. His best score was 97 runs. Chetan scored 153 runs in 7 ODIs. The opening pair of Chauhan and Sunil Gavaskar was a huge success in the 1970s. Together they made 10-century partnerships and scored more than 3 thousand runs. Chetan played in domestic cricket from Delhi and Maharashtra team.


Many cricketers around the globe infected from corona
Many veteran players of the world have been infected with Corona. Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi and former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza have also been infected with Corona. Murtaza is also an MP in Bangladesh. On the other hand, the Corona report of 10 Pakistan cricketers came positive before going on tour to England. Apart from these, world number-1 Novak Djokovic and his wife have also been infected in tennis.

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