Cricket fraternity, TNCA condoles death of VB

Cricket fraternity, TNCA condoles death of VB

Chennai, The entire cricket fraternity and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) on Friday condoled the sudden and sad demise of Former Indian cricketer V B Chandrasekhar. "VB" as he is called. VB had allegedly committed suicide at his house last night. The TNCA in a statement here said VB was an aggressive batsman and in the 1988-89 Irani Trophy game against the Rest of India at Chennai, he scored 100 off just 56 balls , then the fastest hundred in first-class cricket by an Indian. This knock brought him into the limelight and he was included in the Indian team for the ODIs against New Zealand. In his illustrious career he had served as a National Selector, Chairman of State Senior Selection Committee and State Coach. VB was employed with the India Cements and was also the first Operations Director of Chennai Super Kings. He was also the owner of VB Kanchi Veerans, a TNPL franchisee and a reputed commentator. His mortal remains will be placed at his residence for the people to pay homage and the last rites would be held tomorrow morning.


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