Police suspected that the young cricketer has committed suicide by hanging himself inside his room. Close relatives and friends claimed that Dharma, an all rounder, was a promising cricketer.
Reason behind Dharma's death is still unknown. Dharma's sudden death shocked many. Just a day ahead of his death, Dharma had played a cricket match for his club - Globe Trotters against Vijay CC at the Chidambaram Stadium.
The aspiring cricketer was a student of BE Mechanical engineering at City College. According to sources, everything was fine when Dharma played the three-day Tamil Nadu Cricketers' Association first-division final cricket match on Saturday.
Dharma, who made his List A debut in Feb 2011, made it to the limited-overs team after an injury to L Balaji. Kasi Viswanathan, the Secretary of The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) club also expressed his shock at the grave incident.