Subroto Banerjee

Country: India
Born: February 13, 1969, Patna, Bihar
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast

Subroto Banerjee Bio

Subroto Tara Banerjee, one of the promising cricket talents to emerge from India, began his journey in the sport as a product of the esteemed MRF Pace Foundation. Born and raised in India, Banerjee was introduced to the game at a young age and quickly developed his skills as a fast bowler.

Banerjee’s potential was recognized early on, and he was selected to represent the Indian cricket team with high expectations. In 1991-92, he embarked on a tour of Australia, where the hard and bouncy pitches were believed to be conducive to his style of bowling. He made his debut in the third Test at Sydney, serving as the team’s fourth seamer in the absence of a specialist spinner.

In his first innings at the international level, Banerjee showcased his talent and determination by picking up three crucial wickets. His victims included renowned Australian batsmen Mark Waugh, Mark Taylor, and Geoff Marsh, proving his ability to dismiss top-order opposition. However, despite this impressive performance, Banerjee struggled to maintain consistency in the subsequent Benson & Hedges World Series.

Undeterred by initial setbacks, Banerjee was selected for the tour of South Africa in the following season. Unfortunately, he did not get the opportunity to play a single Test match but managed moderate success in the one-dayers and first-class games. Despite his efforts, his international career was cut short, and he soon became a forgotten figure in the cricketing realm. Criticisms surrounding Banerjee’s tendency to bowl short and wide, as well as his inability to sustain long spells, were cited as potential causes for his abrupt exit from the international arena.

Nonetheless, Banerjee continued to excel in first-class cricket, retaining his passion for the game. A highlight of his career came during the 1989-90 Ranji Trophy, when he delivered a remarkable performance against Tripura. In that match, he recorded figures of 7 for 18 in a single innings and a remarkable 12 for 78 in the entire game. Such noteworthy achievements served as a testament to Banerjee’s undeniable talent and determination.

Though his international career may have been brief, Banerjee’s contributions to the sport were significant during his time. His dedication to the game and his ability to perform under pressure solidified his reputation as a skilled cricketer. While cricket fans may now know him as a forgotten figure, Banerjee’s passion for the game remains unwavering, and he continues to leave a lasting impact in the realm of first-class cricket.

Subroto Banerjee Career Stats

Subroto Banerjee Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 3 3 3 7 42.85 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 5 3 49 25* 24.5 42 116.66 0 0 2 1 3 0
FC 59 73 8 1200 81 18.46 - - 0 7 - - 29 0
List A 49 37 16 490 50* 23.33 - - 0 1 - - 12 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Subroto Banerjee Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 1 108 47 3 3/47 3/47 15.66 2.61 36 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 6 240 202 5 3/30 3/30 40.4 5.05 48 0 0 0
FC 59 - 8452 4028 135 7/18 - 29.83 2.85 62.6 - 8 1
List A 49 - 2193 1519 54 5/40 5/40 28.12 4.15 40.6 1 1 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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