DJ Gokulakrishnan passed away due to heart attack

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 DJ Gokulakrishnan was a former coach of the Tamil Nadu cricket team.

 DJ Gokulakrishnan, the BCCI referee

Former Tamil Nadu coach and BCCI referee, D.J. Gokulakrishnan, passed away on Wednesday, October 11. The all-rounder enjoyed a 12-year playing career. Gokulakrishnan, who was 50 years old at the time of his demise, suffered a heart attack. During his career spanning from 1993 to 2004, he scored 1,116 runs and picked up 103 wickets in 39 first-class games. In List-A cricket, he participated in 45 matches, scoring 552 runs and taking 71 wickets. He played for Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Goa in domestic cricket.

After concluding his playing career, DJ Gokulakrishnan served as a BCCI match referee in the Ranji Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He officiated in the Tamil Nadu Premier League and held a level 2 coaching qualification. He worked with the Tamil Nadu team as an assistant coach in 2008 and 2013, as well as their bowling coach in 2010. Gokulakrishnan also led the Tamil Nadu U-19 team as the head coach in 2015.

However, the unfortunate things led to the death of DJ Gokulakrishnan. He was part of the Chennai Super Kings team as a member of talent scout for a long period.

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