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The second wave of Corona has created an outcry in the country and the world. The sports world was also not untouched by this. The players’ family is also broken as Corona era. By now many cricketers and other players have lost their families and close ones. In this one week, Piyush Chawla and Chetan Sakaria have lost their father. Olympic gold medalist MK Kaushik is also no more.
At the same time, female cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy has also lost her sister. If we talk about the last one year, Chetan Chauhan (73), a former cricketer from Corona, also died in August. Sachin Tendulkar has also lost his best friend Vijay Shirke. The 57-year-old Shirke breathed his last on 20 December.
Veda lost her mother and sister in a month. Both died from Corona.
Corona is double-hit on the family of female cricketer Veda. His 45-year-old sister Vatsala died on Wednesday from Corona. Two weeks before this, Veda’s mother Cheluvamba Devi died because of Corona. He informed about the mother’s demise on April 24 via social media.
Veda has played 48 ODIs and 76 T20s so far
All-rounder Veda has so far scored 829 runs in 48 ODIs at an average of 25.90 and has taken 66 wickets. He played 76 T20 Internationals, scoring 875 runs at an average of 18.61. During this time he has also taken 12 wickets. Veda last played the final of the Women’s T20 World Cup in March 2020. Australia defeated India by 85 runs in the final played in Melbourne.
Chetan Sakaria’s father Kanjibhai died on Sunday.
Kanjibhai, the father of Rajasthan Royals fast bowler Chetan Sakariya, who is considered to be searching for IPL 2021, died on Sunday. They were battling Corona. Last week, he was admitted to a hospital in Bhavnagar, Gujarat for treatment. After the IPL was suspended, Sakariya also came to meet him. Along with this, he also applied the salary received from IPL to the treatment of his father.
Chetan’s father was an auto driver
Chetan’s father was an auto driver. His brother committed suicide a few months ago. The amount of Chetan’s earnings is the amount received from IPL. Chetan was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.20 crore in the IPL auction for 2021.
Chetan took 7 wickets in 7 matches
Chetan Sakaria took 7 wickets in 7 matches played in his first IPL at an economy rate of 8.22. He took the wickets of MS Dhoni, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. He plays for Saurashtra in List-A. In this, he took 35 wickets in 23 T20 matches at an economy rate of 7.44.
Spinner Piyush Chawla’s father Pramod Kumar died on Monday from Corona. Pramod had been battling Corona for the last 10 days. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Delhi. Piyush gave this information on social media. He wrote, Now my life will not be able to live as before. I lost my strength. My father was my pillar of strength.
Many players mourn
Many international cricketers mourned the death of Pramod Chawla. Suresh Raina wrote – It is very sad to hear this. May his soul rest in peace. Apart from this, many big personalities including RP Singh, Mohsin Khan expressed their grief.
Piyush played 2007 T20 and 2011 ODI World Cup
Piyush Chawla is originally from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. He has played 3 Tests and 25 ODIs for India so far. He was a part of Team India in the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup. In 2006, Piyush played the Under-19 World Cup.
Olympic gold medalist hockey player MK Kaushik died in Delhi.
On Saturday, Olympic gold medalist hockey player and former Indian team coach Maharaj Kishan Kaushik died in Delhi. 66-year-old Kaushik has been battling a corona infection for the past 3 weeks. The family consists of wife and son. Kaushik was a member of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. It is India’s 8th and last gold medal in hockey.
In his coaching in 2002, India became the Asiad Champion
Kaushik was considered one of the successful hockey coaches of India. He has been the coach of both the men’s and women’s teams of the country. Under his coaching, the Indian men’s hockey team also won the Asian Games gold medal in 1998 in Bangkok. Apart from this, he was also the coach of the Indian women’s hockey team that won the Bronze medal at the 2006 Doha Asian Games. Kaushik was also honored with the Arjuna Award in 1998 and the Dronacharya Award in 2002.
Former Indian footballer E Hamsakoya passed away 11 months ago. It was a case of the first death of a player from Corona in the country.
On June 6 last year, former Santosh Trophy footballer E Hamsakoya (61) died of a corona infection. This was the first case of death of a player from the virus in the country. Hamsakoya breathed his last at a hospital in Mallapuram, Kerala. Former Indian players lived in Mumbai. He played the Santosh Trophy for Maharashtra. Hamsakoya has also played for the big football clubs of West Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting Club. He was one of the best players in the Malabar region.