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Bengal Cricket Players
Bengal cricket players have over the years been a part of successful campaigns, as their team has done exceedingly well in the domestic circuits.
 
 Bengal Cricket Player - Manoj TiwariBengal cricket players are renowned around the nation for their skill and talent as West Bengal is one of the states where Cricket is very popular among the people. This credit may go to Saurav Ganguly, the most successful captain of team India, who is also from Bengal. Apart from him, West Bengal has given many other talented players like Ranadeb Ranjit Bose, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Rohan Sunil Gavaskar, Murtaza Lodhgar, Devang Gandhi and many more other strong cricketers. The Bengal Cricket team has won the Ranji Trophy twice in 1938-39 and 1989-90. While the team became runner up in the matches for 8 times in 1936-37, 1943-44, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1971-72, 1993-94, 2005-06 and in 2006-07. In West Bengal most of the international Cricket matches were played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Some of the renowned cricketers of Bengal Cricket team are:
Amitava Chakraborty

Amitabha Chakraborty is a right-handed batsman of Bengal Cricket team. Amitabha played his debut First-class match in 2001-02. Amitabha has played in 17 First-class matches with an average of 23.84. Amitabha Chakraborty`s total score in these matches is 620 runs and his striking rate is 30.55.

Aniruddha Roy
Aniruddha Roy is the wicketkeeper of Bengal cricket team and also a right-handed batsman of the cricket team. Roy`s First-class match debut was in the year 2003 and continued up to 2004. Aniruddha Roy played in 4 First-class matches with an average of 19.00. Roy`s total score is 95 runs and his striking rate is 53.67.

Deep Dasgupta
Deep Dasgupta is the wicketkeeper of Bengal Cricket team who is also a right-handed batsman of the team.

Murtaza Lodhgar
Murtaza Lodhgar is a right-handed batsman of West Bengal Cricket team. Lodhgar started his First-class Cricket career in the year 1997-98. Murtaza Lodhgar has played in 9 First-class matches with an average of 9.41 and his total score is 113 runs.

Bengal Cricket Player - Ranadeb BasuRanadeb Ranjit Bose
Ranadeb Bose is a right-handed batsman of Bengal Cricket team who has also played for India Blue, East Zone, Rest of India, Elite Group A, India A, India B and India Seniors Cricket teams.

Sabir Ali
Sabir Ali is a right-handed batsman and medium pacer of West Bengal Cricket team, who has also played for the Railways Cricket team and Tripura Cricket team. Sabir Ali entered First-class matches in the year 2000-01. Sabir Ali has played in 11 First-class matches with an average of 4.25and his total score is 51 runs.

Shib Shankar Paul
Shib Shankar Paul is a right-handed batsman of West Bengal Cricket team, who has also played for the Indian Board President`s XI.

Anirban Chatterjee
Anirban Chatterjee is a left-handed batsman and slow orthodox bowler of Bengal cricket team. Anirban Chatterjee has also played for East Zone Cricket team other than playing for Bengal team. Anirban Chatterjee began his List-A career in 2003-04. He has also played 13 List-A matches with an average of 15.33.

Arindam Das
Arindam Das, a right-handed batsman of Bengal Cricket team, made his debut in the First-class matches in 200-02. Arindam Das has played in 64 First-class matches with an average of 35.30. He has scored total 3389 runs.

Devang Gandhi
Devang Gandhi is a right-handed opening batsman of West Bengal Cricket team and is a very occasional right-arm medium pace bowler.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla
Laxmi Ratan Shukla is a right-handed batsman of Bengal Cricket team, who has also played for the Indian Cricket team. Shukla played his First-class match debut in 199-98 against Maharashtra. Laxmi Ratan Shukla also made the Indian Under-19 team for the MTN Youth World Cup in South Africa in 1998, when he was in his teens.

Nikhil Haldipur
Nikhil Haldipur is a left-handed batsman of West Bengal Cricket team, who has also played for Goa, East Zone, Rest of India, India A and India B Cricket team. Nikhil Haldipur has played altogether in 67 First-class matches with an average of 32.72.

Ritam Kundu
Ritam Kundu is a right-handed batsman of Bengal Cricket team, who has also played for the Railways Cricket team.

Sanjib Sanyal
Sanjib Sanyal is a right-handed batsman of Bengal Cricket team, who has also been a Railway Cricket player.

Shibsagar Singh
Shibsagar Singh is a right-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler of Bengal Cricket team. Singh started his First-class Cricket career in the year 1996-97. He has played 24 First-class matches with an average of 14.23. Shibsagar Singh has made a total score of 242 runs.

(Last Updated on : 27/03/2012)
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