Former Indian cricketer VB Chandrasekhar commits suicide
The report said the 57-year-old cricketer was upset over the losses incurred while running a league team.
Condolences poured in on Friday for former India cricketer V.B. Chandrasekhar who committed suicide a day ago in Chennai.
A news report quoted Chandrasekhar’s family member as saying that the 57-year-old was upset over the losses incurred while running a cricket league team and thus he committed suicide on Thursday.
He owned a team called VB Kanchi Veerans in the Tamil Nadu cricket league and was also running a cricket coaching center.
The report said that his body was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his bedroom.
“BCCI regrets to inform that former India opener VB Chandrasekhar is no more. Our heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and his fans,” tweeted the Indian cricket board while offering their condolences.
“Deeply saddened and shocked to know about the demise of my good friend VB Chandrasekhar. Heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul RIP,” wrote VVS Laxman.
“Terrible news…VB..too soon. Shocking! Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends,” said Anil Kumble.
“Sad day and a big loss to the cricket family. Rest in Peace VB,” tweeted Stephen Fleming.
“Extremely sad and shocked to hear about the passing away of VB Chandrasekhar sir. His consistent efforts made it possible to set the right foundation of the CSK team. He always encouraged and believed in us since the very beginning. My deepest condolences to the family,” said Suresh Raina.
“Shell shocked to hear the demise of V B Chandrasekar sir. My deepest condolences to the family” tweeted Abhinav Mukund,