Ranadeb Bose

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Ranadeb Ranjit Bose (Bengali: রণদেব বোস) (born 27 February 1979, Kolkata, India) is an Indian first class cricketer who plays for Bengal. A right-arm fast-medium bowler, he took 8 wickets in the Ranji Trophy final of 2006/07 against Mumbai. Bose finished the season with 57 wickets at an average of 14.23. He holds the world record of bowling 10,708 balls in first-class and club games without overstepping.[1]

Ranadeb attended St. Lawrence High School in Kolkata and graduated in commerce from St Xavier's College of the University of Calcutta.

Owing to his performance in the domestic season in 2006-07 he had been adjudged the Ceat Cricketer of the year in a ceremony held in Mumbai on 6 February 2007. He has proven his credentials as an attacking bowler with consistent performances for the Bengal Side since the last 3–4 years.

On 27 September 2007 Bose was named in the 'D' category of Indian cricketers, which means he officially gets Rs 15 Lakh annually and is also on the official list of national team.[1]


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