Chetan Chauhan tests positive for coronavirus, family members also undergo tests

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According to reports, Chetan Chauhan’s family members have also undergone tests for Covid-19.

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HIGHLIGHTSChetan Chauhan has been admitted in the Sanjay Gandhi PGI hospital in LucknowChauhan is the second former international cricketer who has contracted the virus after Shahid AfridiChauhan played 40 Tests and 7 ODIs for India, scoring 2084 runs and 153 runs respectively

Former India cricketer Chetan Chauhan has tested positive for Covid-19, it has emerged. Chetan Chauhan was tested for Covid-19 on Friday and the result turned out to be positive.

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Chauhan’s family members are also going to undergo tests for Covid-19, they have been put under home quarantine for the moment. Chauhan has been admitted in the Sanjay Gandhi PGI hospital in Lucknow.

Chauhan is the second former international cricketer who has contracted the virus after Shahid Afridi. 10 players of the Pakistan cricket team had also tested positive for Covid-19 before their departure for the tour of England last month.


Former India opener Aakash Chopra tweeted immediately after the news broke of Chauhan’s positive Covid test, wishing him a speedy recovery. Chopra also wished legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, who also tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday.

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Chetan Chauhan ji is also tested positive for #COVID19. Sending best wishes in his direction too…get well soon, sir. Tough night this one…Big B and Chetan Ji.

— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) July 11, 2020


Chetan Chauhan played 40 Tests and 7 ODIs for India, scoring 2084 runs at an average of 31.57 in red-ball cricket while in the 50-overs format he managed 153 runs at 21.85.

Chetan Chauhan played Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra and Delhi and was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1981.

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