New Indian Express – NEW DELHI: Former India opener and national selector VB Chandrasekhar passed away in Chennai on Thursday following a massive cardiac arrest.

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  • NEW DELHI: Former India opener and national selector VB Chandrasekhar passed away in Chennai on Thursday following a massive cardiac arrest.
  • A qualified engineer, Chandrasekhar made his first-class debut at the age of 25 and played in a formidable Tamil Nadu team, which comprised WV Raman, Diwakar Vasu, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Bharath Arun.
  • Till a few seasons back, he held the record for the fastest hundred in the Ranji Trophy — a 56-ball ton for Tamil Nadu against Rest of India in an Irani Cup game — that brought him into national reckoning.
  • India and Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina condoled the death of Chandrasekhar.
  • Former India opener Aakash Chopra expressed shock at Chandrasekhars death.


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