The cricketing fraternity was left shell shocked after hearing about the news of former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar’s demise on Thursday. He was only 57 years old was found dead in his home by his wife Soumya. While the police earlier suspected that it was a suicide, they confirmed the same on Friday as Chandrasekhar’s body was found hanging for a ceiling fan in his bedroom on the first floor.
Chandrasekhar owned a team VB Kanchi Veerans in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). According to his family, the former cricketer was upset after incurring too many losses while running the team and was also running the coaching centre. The investigating officer Senthil Murugan also confirmed that he didn’t leave any suicide note.
“Chandrasekhar’s wife told the police that she had knocked at the door of his room but there was no response. She then peeped through the window to find him hanging from the ceiling. She also informed us that VB was depressed due to the losses that he had incurred in his cricket business,” Murugan was quoted as saying by the Times of India.
He had received a notice from the bank
Moreover, VB Chandrasekhar had tea with his family around 5:45 PM on Thursday before committing suicide. Senthil Murugan also went on inform the reporters that he had invested Rs 3 crore in the TNPL team and had received a noticed from the bank as well.
“He was under pressure on account of his financial situation. He had invested Rs 3 crore in the Kanchi Veerans TNPL team. A month ago, he had received a notice from the bank. He had accrued a lot of debt. He had mortgaged his house too. He even had tea with his family at around 5:45 pm before going to his room,” Murugan further added.
Meanwhile, the former India cricketer Subramaniam Badrinath was absolutely shocked after hearing the unfortunate news and stated he had met VB Chandrasekhar only a few days ago. “I met him just a few days ago. He looked so fit, everything was fine, I can’t believe he is no more,” he said.
SportsInfo offers cricket, soccer, kabaddi, tennis, badminton, racing, basketball and other sports news, articles, videos, live coverage & live scores, player rankings & team rankings. Also, offers minute details of any match along with live commentary.
- ‘One off day doesn’t define who we are’ – Preity Zinta confident for KXIP to qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs
- IPL 2020: Chris Gayle fined for smashing his bat after getting out on 99
- IPL 2020: KL Rahul, Sheldon Cottrell and a KXIP fan engage in a hilarious banter on Twitter
- IPL 2020: 3 Mistakes committed by the losing side in KXIP vs RR
- IPL 2020: Match 50, KXIP vs RR – Rajasthan Royals Player Ratings