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Premangsu Chatterjee      

Full name Premangsu Mohan Chatterjee

Born August 10, 1927, Cuttack, Orissa

Died July 12, 2011, Kolkata (aged 83 years 336 days)

Major teams Bengal

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 32 47 8 727 66 18.64 0 1 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 32 6509 2379 134 10/20 17.75 2.19 48.5 11 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1946/47 - 1959/60
Profile

A left-arm medium pacer for Bengal in the decade after independence, he will be remembered for having the best figures by an Indian bowler in a first-class innings. He took 10-20 in the first innings against Assam in the 1956-57 Ranji season, the third best figures of all-time. Another career highlight was in the 1955-56 season, when he grabbed 15 wickets in the Ranji semi-final to power Bengal to the title round.

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