Around 7 pm on Friday, his wife and son found Suresh’s body hanging in the bedroom.
He played for the Under-19 Indian team with Rahul Dravid. Former spinner Suresh Kumar’s body was found hanging from the ceiling of his house. News of the 47-year-old former cricketer’s death casts a shadow of mourning over Indian cricket. His body was found hanging at his home in Alappuzha, Kerala.
At around 7 pm on Friday, his wife and son found Suresh’s body hanging in the bedroom. Suresh was working in Indian Railways. He was in charge of railway officers. He represented Kerala and Railways in his cricket career. In all, he played 72 first-class cricket matches. From 1991 to 2005, he took a total of 198 wickets in domestic cricket. The left-arm spinner has played in a total of 51 List matches in his career.
Besides bowling, Suresh was also known as a good batsman. He also has a century next to his name in first-class cricket. Suresh played for Rahul Dravid’s Under-19 Indian team against New Zealand in 1992. He was the first cricketer from Kerala to get a chance in the Under-19 Indian team at that time. According to many people associated with Kerala cricket, Suresh was a cheerful person. Many do not believe that a person like him has committed suicide.