Delhi: Former Team India opener Chetan Chauhan died on Sunday after battling death. His health deteriorated further after being infected with the corona virus last month. He died on a ventilator at a hospital in Gurugram after a short illness. Chauhan, 73, is a cabinet minister in the government of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
He was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi PGI Hospital in Lucknow on July 12 after being diagnosed with corona positive. There his health did not improve at all and deteriorated further. He was shifted to Medanta in Gurugram. During treatment, he developed BP and kidney problems. Chauhan, who played 40 Tests for India, entered the ring as the longest-serving opener with legendary Sunil Gavaskar. He has served in various capacities in the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association.