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Former India Cricketer Chetan Chauhan Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Chetan Chauhan is remembered for being Sunil Gavaskar’s partner in numerous Tests in the 1970s. The pair is one of the most successful Indian opening pairs in history.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 12 July 2020 5:06 AM GMT

Former India Cricketer Chetan Chauhan Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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Former India Cricketer Chetan Chauhan Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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The former opener, Chetan Chauhan is tested positive for Coronavirus. He played 40 tests. In addition, he is remembered for being Sunil Gavaskar’s partner in numerous Tests in the 1970s. The pair is one of the most successful Indian opening pairs in history.

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Chetan Chauhan:

Chauhan was the first player in Test history to score more than 2000 runs without a hundred.

Chetan was a heavy scorer of runs in domestic cricket. In international cricket, he had built a reputation of being a gritty fighter.

He and Sunil Gavaskar formed a successful opening partnership, scoring over 3000 runs together with 10 century stands in numerous Tests in the 1970s.

In addition, scored 3022 runs with Gavaskar in their 59 opening stands, ten of which were over 100. Furthermore, he scored 2084 runs in his career. He also played seven ODIs.

He was a heavy scorer of runs in domestic cricket while playing for Delhi and Maharashtra.

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He was also a Lok Sabha MP in the 1990s. He is now a minister in the Uttar Pradesh government.

Chauhan’s family members will undergo COVID-19 tests and they have been put under home quarantine for now. Chauhan holds the Sainik Welfare, Home Guards, PRD and Civil Security ministry in the UP cabinet. Chauhan, a former Lok Sabha MP, is one of the few former international cricketers who have contracted the virus.

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and Scotland’s Majid Haq were among the high-profile names to test positive and recover from the infection.

According to reports, Chauhan has been admitted to Sanjay Gandhi PGI hospital in Lucknow.

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