Pune, August 17
Former India cricketer Chandu Borde and ex-Maharashtra pacer Pandurang Salgaonkar paid wealthy tribute to Chetan Chauhan, remembering him as an “energetic and a helpful” teammate when he represented Maharashtra throughout his taking part in days.
Chauhan, one of many Indian cricket’s most well-known batsmen with out a world hundred, died on Sunday attributable to COVID-19 associated issues after being placed on life help for almost 36 hours.
Chauhan studied in Pune and in addition performed for Maharashtra underneath Borde.
“When he played for Maharashtra, he was one person, who had a positive outlook for cricket,” stated Borde, who was additionally a former selector and cricket supervisor.
“He was stuffed with confidence and he was very onerous working. He was additionally a gutsy participant. I personally really feel he was an asset to the workforce – each India and Maharashtra,” stated Borde.
“He was very positive and that was good for the team. He also used to encourage everybody and there was a confidence in his talk,” he added.
Salgaonkar, who can also be a famous curator, stated Chauhan helped him in his preliminary days.
“I have played with Chauhan for Maharashtra and in my initial years, he was very helpful to me. Because of Chetan, there was encouragement for younger players,” stated the 70-year-old.
“He was a gap batsman and I used to be a gap bowler and we had tuning. He used to love to play me (within the nets), that is among the issues. He was very useful to all people,” Salgaonkar recalled.
“When I came into the team, there was an uncomfortable feeling and he was the one who helped me tide over it,” he stated.
Chauhan, 73, was serving because the Minister of Sainik Welfare, Home Guards, and Civil Security within the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet. PTI