VB Chandrasekhar Dies: Sachin Tendulkar, Stephen Fleming and Other Members From Cricket Fraternity Pay Condolences to Ex-Chennai Super Kings Team Director
VB Chandrasekhar (Photo Credits: ANI)

Former Indian opening batsman VB Chandrasekhar breathed his last following a cardiac arrest on Thursday night. Chandrasekhar, who represented India in 7 ODIs, died in Chennai at the age of 57. He was six days short of his 58th birthday. He also served as a team director of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings and is credited of bringing captain MS Dhoni to the franchise. Cricket fraternity and many social media users offered their condolences to former India international. Former India Cricketer VB Chandrasekhar Dies at 57; Harbhajan Singh, Abhinav Mukund Offer Condolences to Family.

Chandrasekhar was a vital part of the Tamil Nadu team that won the state’s second Ranji Trophy title in 1987-88. He scored a match-winning 160 in the quarter-final against Uttar Pradesh and then followed it up 89 runs in the final against Railways. The wicket-keeper batsman also held the record of scoring the fastest century in Indian first-class cricket. His 56-ball century in the Irani Trophy against Rest of India was then the fastest first-class hundred.

VB Chandrasekhar No More!

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Chandrasekhar made one half-century in seven ODI appearances for India. His 53 runs in 73 deliveries helped India to a 53-run victory against New Zealand in Indore. The late 57-year-old ended his first-class career with 4999 runs and later served stints as the South Zone representative in the Indian National Selection Panel from 2004-2006.