BCCI condoles unhappy demise of Gopal Bose



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27 Aug 2018, 09:59 IST

New Delhi, Aug 27 (PTI) The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) condoled the demise of former Bengal opener and captain Gopal Bose who died at Birmingham on Sunday.

Bose handed away after struggling a cardiac arrest at a Birmingham hospital. He was 71 and is survived by his spouse and son Arijit.

Bose represented Bengal for a decade and amassed 3757 runs in 78 first-class video games with eight centuries and 17 fifties.

He additionally took 72 wickets together with his off spin. Recognized for taking part in lengthy knocks, he was named in India’s Tour to Sri Lanka and shared a 194-run opening stand with Sunil Gavaskar in a first-class recreation through which he scored 104.

He was included in India’s squad for the tour of England in 1974 and performed in a single ODI his solely look for India. He scored 13 runs within the match and took the wicket of David Lloyd at The Oval.

Bose later served as a Bengal selector and in addition coached their junior staff. He was additionally the supervisor of the Virat Kohli-led India U19 aspect that gained the World Cup in 2008


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