Former India opener VB Chandrasekhar committed suicide at his residence in Mylapore on Thursday evening, police said. His body was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his bedroom on the first floor.
Investigating officer Inspector Senthil Murugan said Chandrashekar, 57, had not left 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,” said inspector Murugan.
Police said VB Chandrasekhar’s wife Soumya told them that he had tea with the family and went to his room at 5:45 pm. “She also informed us that VB was depressed due to the losses that he had incurred in his cricket business,”.Investigating officer Inspector Senthil Murugan said VB Chandrashekar had not left any suicide note.
VB Chandrashekar represented India in 7 ODIs and was known for his attacking batting style. VB Chandrashekar was the first operations director of Chennai Super Kings when it started in 2008.