It is known news that former leg-spinner Piyush Chawla and left-arm pacer Chetan Sakariya lost their fathers due to Covid-19 earlier this week.
Now, former Indian pacer RP Singh lost his father Shiv Prasad Singh, who passed away after battling the virus on Wednesday.
Mr Singh took to Twitter to break the news with his fans. “It is with deepest grief and sadness we inform the passing away of my father, Mr Shiv Prasad Singh. He left for his heavenly abode on 12th May after suffering from Covid. We request you to keep my beloved father in your thoughts and prayers. RIP Papa,” he tweeted.
RP Singh played 14 Tests, 58 One-day Internationals and 10 Twenty20 Internationals for India. He was part of the Indian team that won the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup in 2007.
The 35-year-old left-arm seamer took 15 wickets in T20Is, 69 in ODIs and 40 test format. He announced his retirement from all forms of the game in September 2018.