Mumbai Indians (MI) spinner Piyush Chawla lost his father Pramod Kumar Chawla in the COVID19 battle on Monday (May 10). A day before this tragic incident IPL’s raising star Chetan Sakariya too lost his father in the COVID19 battle.
Piyush Chawla lost his father in COVID19 battle
“Life won’t be the same without him anymore, lost my pillar of strength today,” wrote the Mumbai Indians spinner on his official Instagram account.
“With the deepest grief, we announce that my beloved father, Mr. Pramod Kumar Chawla, left for the heavenly abode on 10th May 2021. He was suffering from covid and post covid complications. We invite your kind thoughts and prayers in these difficult times. May his noble soul rest in peace.”
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Piyush Chawla’s Indian Premier League team and former India teammate Irfan Pathan tweeted his condolences.
My dear brother Piyush Chawla’s father, Pramod uncle is no more. My deepest condolences to you & your family. I pray that you go thru this difficult time with patience. Uncle was a great soul and full of life. COVID has taken one more life! pic.twitter.com/ePHLip8AAq
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 10, 2021
“Our thoughts go out to Piyush Chawla who lost his father, Mr. Pramod Kumar Chawla this morning. We are with you and your family in this difficult time. Stay strong,” Mumbai Indians tweeted.
Our thoughts go out to Piyush Chawla who lost his father, Mr. Pramod Kumar Chawla this morning.
We are with you and your family in this difficult time. Stay strong. pic.twitter.com/81BJBfkzyv
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 10, 2021
Chawla, 32, has played three Tests, 25 ODIs, and 7 T20s for India. He represents Gujarat in the domestic circuit and has so far played 136 first-class matches, taking 445 wickets in it. Chawla remains as one of the leading wicket-takers of the IPL tournament.
The Aligarh-born spinner was fetched by Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2021 auction but he did not play a single game in the 2021 edition of the league, which was indefinitely suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak in its bio-bubble.