Chetan Chauhan      

Full name Chetandra Pratap Singh Chauhan

Born July 21, 1947, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

Died August 16, 2020, Gurugram (aged 73 years 26 days)

Major teams India, Delhi, Maharashtra

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Nephew - Pururaj Singh

Chetandra Pratap Singh Chauhan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 40 68 2 2084 97 31.57 0 16 1 38 0
ODIs 7 7 0 153 46 21.85 301 50.83 0 0 3 0
First-class 179 299 22 11143 207 40.22 21 59 189 0
List A 26 26 1 617 90 24.68 0 4 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 40 10 174 106 2 1/4 1/4 53.00 3.65 87.0 0 0 0
ODIs 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 179 3554 1741 51 6/26 34.13 2.93 69.6 1 0
List A 26 36 26 1 1/26 1/26 26.00 4.33 36.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v New Zealand at Mumbai (BS), Sep 25-30, 1969 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v India at Auckland, Mar 13-18, 1981 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v India at Quetta, Oct 1, 1978 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v India at Hamilton, Feb 15, 1981 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1967/68 - 1984/85
List A span 1974/75 - 1982/83
Profile

One of the most courageous opening batsmen in Indian cricket, Chetan Chauhan will be chiefly remembered as Sunil Gavaskar's partner in numerous Tests in the '70s and early '80s. Until the Sehwag-Gambhir combine came along, the pair was the most successful Indian opening duo in Test cricket with ten century partnerships.

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Aug 16, 2020

A <i>Sportsweek</i> magazine page featuring the 10th century stand for the first wicket between Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Chauhan, achieved against New Zealand in Christchurch during the 1980-81 series

A Sportsweek magazine page featuring the 10th century stand for the first wicket between Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Chauhan, achieved against New Zealand in Christchurch during the 1980-81 series

© Clayton Murzello Magazine Collection

Aug 16, 2020

A <i>Sportsweek</i> magazine page featuring the 10th century stand for the first wicket between Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Chauhan, achieved against New Zealand in Christchurch during the 1980-81 series

A Sportsweek magazine page about the tenth century stand for the first wicket between Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Chauhan, achieved against New Zealand in Christchurch during the 1980-81 series

© Clayton Murzello Magazine Collection

Aug 20, 2009

Chetan Chauhan oversees a Delhi pre-season camp, also featuring a young Virat Kohli, August 20, 2009

After retiring from the game, Chetan Chauhan stayed connected to it in many ways: here he oversees a Delhi pre-season camp, also featuring a young Virat Kohli

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