Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar dies at 57

Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar dies at 57

Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar dies at 57

His wife reported the incident to the police and had stated that even after repeated knocks on the door; Chandrasekhar had not opened it. "She then peeped through the window to find him hanging from the ceiling", Investigating officer inspector Senthil Murugan was quoted as saying by the national daily.

It is said that Chandrasekhar was in depression as he incurred losses in his cricket-related business. Chandrasekhar was 57 years old and was about to celebrate his 58th birthday six days later.

"Extremely sad & shocked to hear about the passing away of VB Chandrasekhar sir". Have fond memories of him.

Family sources said Chandrasekhar went up to his room upstairs in the evening after having tea with others in the house. He played a crucial role in Tamil Nadu's victorious Ranji Trophy campaign in 1987-88. He played seven ODIs for India and also featured in 81 first-class matches.

In his Cricket career, VB mainly focussed on coaching and commentary.

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Along with being a good reader of the cricket game, VB was an entrepreneur.

Proprietor of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) T20 team VB Kanchi Veerans, Chandrasekhar had borrowed almost ~4 crore from a private bank and invested around ~3 crore in the squad, police said after initial investigations. "It will take some time for this tragic news to sink in", said Dasgupta.

The cricketing fraternity was left shell shocked after hearing about the news of former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar's demise on Thursday.

"Very shocking to hear VB Chandrashekhar indian cricketer is no more. very sad news. very young to go. rest in peace VB", Harbhajan tweeted expressing his condolences to the VB's family. Heartfelt condolences to his family. He was appointed team director of Chennai Super Kings at the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008. The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, in a press release, expressed condolences over his "sudden and sad demise".

VB Chandrasekhar was working as an expert with the official broadcasters of the ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League. He always encouraged & believed in us since the very beginning.

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