2020 for Indian sports was not merely about the disruption, but the year had its share of good, bad, ugly and unfortunately some truly sad events
2020 wasn't the best year for cricket but the world in general encountered the worst. Here's a look at cricket's defining moments in the past 12 months
The SP leader claimed that former India opener Chetan Chauhan and he were admitted to the same ward of the hospital, and the footage of his speech in the Legislative Council went viral on social media
Chetan Chauhan was 73 and breathed his last at a Gurugram hospital after battling coronavirus infection for over a month
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar pens a moving tribute to his longest-serving opening partner Chetan Chauhan, who died of COVID-19 related complications on August 16
Chetan Chauhan died on Sunday due to COVID-19 related complications after being put on life support for nearly 36 hours
Chetendra Pratap Singh Chauhan, who breathed his last at 73 on Sunday after battling COVID-19, was a very secure man and probably someone whose biggest strength was knowing about limitations
Chetan Chauhan was put on ventilator support after suffering multiple-organ failure on Saturday. The former India cricketer had tested positive for coronavirus in July
Chetan Chauhan, who is also a Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh government, was admitted at the Sanjay Gandhi PGI Hospital in Lucknow after testing COVID-19 positive on July 12
Former India opener Chetan Chauhan admitted to hosting after coronavirus infection
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Gautam Gambhir, who fought tooth and nail to have Navdeep Saini included in the Delhi domestic team against the wishes of DDCA officials, hailed the Karnal-born pacer's performance while taking a jibe at Bishan Singh Bedi and Chetan Chauhan
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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