Former Indian opener VB Chandrasekhar died on Thursday. He was 57-years-old. As per the reports, died following a cardiac arrest and took his last breath in Chennai. The legendary cricketer was used to start the innings for the national and Tamil Nadu domestic teams. VB Chandrasekhar aks VB had played 7 international matches. While his record in first-class matches was impressive. In 81 state matches, he had 4999 runs against his name including 10 centuries with an average of 43.09. His highest score was 237 runs. He was also the part 1988 Ranji Trophy-winning team.
Later, he had switched to the Goan side. A stylish cricketer, a fine coach and full of knowledge commentator.
After retirement from international cricket, VB took over the coaching charge for Tamil Nadu Ranji team and was associated with the state board. VB Chandrashekhar was close to cricketer MS Dhoni as he also held the manager’s post for India Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for first 3 years, led by CaptainCool.
His mates described him as a warm, friendly and energetic person, who had brought luck, charm, elegance to the side and had invested his everything mind, body, soul to cricket. Plus his sense of humour always made players feel comfortable.
VB was an entrepreneur and owner of a frenchise VB Kanchi Veerans in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Being a super senior cricketer with a lot of domestic and international expereince VB was used to run a cricket coaching academy in Chennai.
On the death of former Cricketer VB Chandrashekhar, entire cricket fertinity is expressing grief.