The world is facing many big shocks one after the other. For the last few months, bad news is not taking the name of leaving the world behind. In the midst of the Corona epidemic, many players have lost their close ones so far. So at the same time as many former players, the sports world has suffered a lot. Meanwhile, the cricket board has suffered a major setback in the form of Rabi Banerjee.
Another big blow for the cricket world
In fact, another cricketer who was a part of the Indian cricket team has said goodbye to this world forever. The 72-year-old former cricketer associated with Bengal cricket, Rabi Banerjee was facing a long illness for a long time. Recently, the news of his being hit by Corona came to the fore. But, after treatment, he had defeated this infection. But heart ailment dominated the cricketer.
It is being told that he died during treatment. Giving information related to this, the Cricket Association of Bengal itself has expressed condolences to the cricketer on Wednesday, 9 June. Banerjee, who was a part of Ranji for Bengal in the 1970s, was admitted in the hospital for some time. Here he was undergoing dialysis. After beating Corona, he had to get admitted to the hospital again. But he lost the battle of life on Wednesday.
Bengal Cricket Association informed about the death
Giving information about this, the Cricket Association of Bengal issued its statement through a Facebook post on Wednesday and informed about the death of former cricketer Banerjee. The CAB said in its statement that, “Banerjee had recently recovered from corona but due to heart ailment, he was again admitted to the hospital. He also had regular dialysis. But, he passed away in Kolkata early today.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya, expressing grief over the death of Rabi Banerjee, sent a condolence message to the family on behalf of the Sangh. After this his body was taken from the hospital to his ancestral home in Beliaghat. From where he was cremated.
Such was the cricketer career
Talking about the cricket career of Rabi Banerjee, he played 10 first-class matches for Bengal between 1969-70 to 1974-75. While playing in these 10 matches, he had scored 113 runs and could take only 11 wickets in his name. As an all-rounder, he could not perform anything special. This was the reason that his career could not last long in cricket.