Full name Sudhendu Kumar Bhattacharya
Born April 1, 1920, Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal
Died May 7, 1999, Delhi (aged 79 years 36 days)
|Test debut||India v England at Kanpur, Feb 15-20, 1964 scorecard|
|Last Test||India v New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan), Oct 15-20, 1969 scorecard|
BHATTACHARYA, S. K., who died on May 7, 1999, aged 79, umpired two Tests in India. Unfortunately, the second was the Hyderabad Test against New Zealand in 1969-70, which is remembered for the umpires' failure to get the pitch mown on the rest day. On an over-grassed pitch, India were shot out for 89.
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