Chetan Chauhan played many memorable cricket innings. They're celebrating today. Today's birthplace is Bareilly, UP. He was Sunil Gavaskar's best opening partner. They scored 3000 runs. There's also a 100-run partnership. He never scored a century in Tests. This pair is India's second-most successful Test openers. Tell you some Chetan Chauhan stories.
Chetan Chauhan averaged 32 in 40 Tests for India. He had 16 half-centuries and 97-run innings. He scored 153 in 7 ODIs. First-class career: 21 centuries. 11143 runs in 179 games. 207-run best inning. He and Gavaskar added 3010 first-wicket runs in Tests. Only 2 Indian opening pairs have passed 3,000 runs. The duo has scored 4412 runs. 11 partnership centuries. 73-year-old Chetan Chauhan died in 2020.
He also grabbed 2 century partnership against West Indies. He scored 249 runs in the 3-match Test series against Australia in 1980-81. In the next Test played in Melbourne, he shared an important 165-run partnership with Gavaskar.