Calcutta Cricket and Football Club

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The Calcutta Cricket and Football Club (CC&FC) is a cricket and association football club from Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India. Located in Ballygunge, South Kolkata CC&FC is also associated with other sport such as rugby, hockey, swimming and tennis.

History[edit]

The Club was founded as the Calcutta Cricket Club by British expatriates who had come over with the British East India Company it is known to be in existence by 1792.[1] Latter it was merged with the Calcutta Football Club and the Ballygunge Cricket Club over the years to become the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club.

Famous members[edit]

A large number of luminaries are associated with the club

Football: Chuni Goswami, Subhas Bhowmick, S. Bhattacharjee, Pradip Choudhury, P. Ganguly, Santo Mitra, Shyam Thapa.


Hockey: Keshav Chandra Datt, Gurbux Singh, Dr. Vece Paes, Anand Mandapaka.


Cricket: Punya B. Datta,[2] Dilip Doshi,[3] A. Gandotra[4] Devang Gandhi,[5] Sourav Ganguly, Saba Karim, Arun Lal,[6] Pranab Roy,[7] Biswajit Bhowmick.


Tennis: Chiradip Mukerjea, Enrico Piperno, Leander Paes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowland Bowen, Some dates in Indian cricket history, Wisden 1967. Recent Wisdens have neither endorsed nor rejected this.
  2. ^ http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/12051.html
  3. ^ http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/28107.html
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/28770.html
  6. ^ [2]
  7. ^ http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/33187.html

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