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Gopal Bose      

Full name Gopal Krishna Bose

Born May 20, 1947, Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal

Current age 69 years 281 days

Major teams India, Bengal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 1 1 0 13 13 13.00 18 72.22 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 78 128 6 3757 170 30.79 8 17 40 0
List A 8 7 1 115 52 19.16 0 1 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 1 1 66 39 1 1/39 1/39 39.00 3.54 66.0 0 0 0
First-class 78 4405 1942 72 5/67 26.97 2.64 61.1 1 0
List A 8 246 134 5 2/26 2/26 26.80 3.26 49.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only ODI England v India at The Oval, Jul 15-16, 1974 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1968/69 - 1978/79
List A span 1973/74 - 1977/78
Profile

In the early 70s, Gopal Bose was one of the prime contenders for the post of Sunil Gavaskar's opening partner. The be-spectacled Bengal batsman was known for his intense concentration and his ability to play a long innings. A marathon knock of 170 for Rest of India in the Irani Trophy match against Bombay in 1973-74 brought him closer to national selection. Picked for the tour of Ceylon later that season, Bose did commendably. In the first `Test' he got a hundred and shared a 194-run opening partnership with Gavaskar. Not unexpectedly, he was selected for the tour of England in 1974. He started with a half century in the opening game but then found runs hard to come by and scored only 326 runs (20.37) in first class matches. He could not find a place in the Test side but played in the second one day international at the Oval where he scored 13 and bowled a full quota of 11 overs with his off breaks and picked up the wicket of David Lloyd.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: India v Australia at Pune - Feb 23-25
Australia won by 333 runs
Group C: Andhra v Bengal at Chennai - Feb 25
Bengal won by 4 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Group A: Baroda v Railways at Delhi - Feb 25
Baroda won by 30 runs
Group B: Delhi v Tamil Nadu at Cuttack - Feb 25
Tamil Nadu won by 42 runs
Group C: Gujarat v Mumbai at Chennai - Feb 25
Mumbai won by 98 runs
Group A: Haryana v Odisha at Delhi - Feb 25
Haryana won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
Group B: H. Pradesh v Maharashtra at Cuttack - Feb 25
Maharashtra won by 25 runs
Group D: Hyderabad v J + K at Kolkata - Feb 25
Hyderabad won by 29 runs
Group D: Jharkhand v Karnataka at Kolkata - Feb 25
Karnataka won by 5 runs
Group B: Kerala v Tripura at Bhubaneswar - Feb 25
Tripura won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Group C: M. Pradesh v Rajasthan at Chennai - Feb 25
M. Pradesh won by 3 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
Group A: Punjab v Vidarbha at Delhi - Feb 25
Punjab won by 6 wickets (with 53 balls remaining)
Group D: Saurashtra v Services at Kalyani - Feb 25
Services won by 48 runs
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