Deep Dasgupta

Country: India
Born: June 07, 1977, Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal
Batting Style: Right hand Bat

Deep Dasgupta Bio

Deep Biplab Dasgupta is a former Indian cricket player who was born on December 18, 1977, in Kolkata, India. With a passion for sports from a young age, Dasgupta initially pursued gymnastics before finding his calling in the world of cricket.

Growing up in Delhi, Dasgupta caught the attention of National Institute of Sport coach Suneeta Sharma, who recognized his talent and introduced him to Dronacharya Gursharan Singh. Under the guidance of Sharma and Gursharan, Dasgupta honed his skills and secured a spot in the Delhi Under-16 team. However, it was in his home state of Bengal where his career truly took off.

Dasgupta made his mark as a specialist opening batsman and had a remarkable start to his career. In his first-class debut against Baroda in the Ranji Trophy Super League in 1998-99, he showcased his potential by scoring a century. Despite this early success, Dasgupta faced challenges in securing a permanent spot in the Bengal team.

Undeterred, Dasgupta patiently awaited his turn behind the stumps. It wasn’t until Saba Karim’s retirement that he had the opportunity to assume the role of wicket-keeper for the Bengal team. In the 2000-2001 season, Dasgupta made a strong impression, both with his wicket-keeping skills and his batting prowess, snaring 13 victims in three games and scoring 190 runs with an average of 38.

His excellent performance in domestic cricket caught the attention of the national selectors, and Dasgupta was included as one of the probables for the Indian team for the Zimbabwe tour. Although he didn’t make it to the final squad, fate favored him as Sameer Dighe’s underwhelming performances in Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka opened the door for Dasgupta’s selection for the South Africa tour.

Making his international debut, Dasgupta showcased his temperament and eagerness to succeed on the international stage during the Test series. He played a crucial role in helping India secure a draw in the second Test as the opener. Additionally, he displayed significant improvement in his wicket-keeping skills, earning praise for his commitment and dedication to the team.

In a surprising move in 2007, Dasgupta joined the Indian Cricket League, breaking ties with his state side. Representing the Kolkata Tigers, which was later renamed the Royal Bengal Tigers in 2008, Dasgupta spent some time in the rebel league before parting ways and seeking amnesty from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2009. This move allowed him the possibility of returning to represent Bengal in the Ranji Trophy.

Deep Dasgupta’s career highlights, dedication, and commitment to the sport position him as a significant figure in Indian cricket. With his resilient nature and evident talent, it is no surprise that Dasgupta was respected and admired by many in the cricketing community.

Deep Dasgupta Career Stats

Deep Dasgupta Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 8 13 1 344 100 28.66 1126 30.55 1 2 40 1 13 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 4 1 51 24* 17 82 62.19 0 0 6 0 2 1
FC 83 136 10 3806 171 30.2 - - 6 21 - - 190 22
List A 53 42 8 776 65 22.82 - - 0 3 - - 46 10
T20s 9 8 1 97 42 13.85 96 101.04 0 0 10 2 1 6

Deep Dasgupta Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 83 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
List A 53 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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