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Mumbai Indians player's father dies of COVID-19

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 • Tamil Comments

Indian all-rounder and Mumbai Indians cricketer Piyush Chawla lost his father Pramod Kumar due to Covid-19 complications. The latter had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi after testing positive for the novel coronavirus recently.

Stating that his father was suffering from Covid and post-Covid complications, Piyush Chawla captioned his post, "Life won't be same without him anymore, lost my pillar of strength today." The spinner posted a note on social media alongside a picture of his father, which read, "With 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 this difficult times. May his noble soul rest in peace."

Expressing their condolences, 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." Piyush Chawla was bought by Mumbai Indians in the February 2021 IPL auction for Rs. 2.40 crore.


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