Former Bengal and Railways leg-spinner Soumendranath Kundu handed away right here on Thursday. He was 77.
Kundu took 127 wickets in 30 First Class matches between 1958-59 and 1968-69. This included 13 five-wicket hauls, together with his private better of eight for 104. He additionally took 10 wickets in a match thrice.
Kundu was conferred the CAB Kartick Bose Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013-14. “This can be a nice loss for Bengal cricket. He was a leg-spinner within the classical mould. I supply my condolences to his close to and pricey ones,” mentioned CAB joint secretary Avishek Dalmiya.