Former Indian Opening Batsmen commit Suicide
According to the local media reports, India’s former opening batsmen Vakkadai Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar commit suicide. Vakkadai Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar represented the Indians in seven one-day internationals (ODI) between 1988 and 1990. Vakkadai Chandrasekhar found dead in his room with his body hanging from the ceiling fan.
Investigating official inspector Senthil Murugan said the 57-year-old man left no suicide note.
Inspector Murugan said:
Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar’s wife told the police that she had knocked on her door but that there’s no answer. Then he peeked out the window to find him hanging from the ceiling. He also informed us that VB was depressed due to the losses he had incurred in his cricket business.
Vakkadai Chandrasekhar who commit suicide also played 81 first-class matches and was also a member of the triumphant team of the 1987 Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy.
The right-handed opening batsmen became the center of attention during the 1988 Irani Trophy clash at MA Chidambaram Stadium when he hit a 56-ball against the rest of India. That entry remained the fastest century scored by an Indian in first-class cricket before Rishabh Pant broke the record with a 48-ball century during a Ranji crash in 2016.