Bengal off-spinner Saurashish Lahiri to quit

The 34-year-old officially communicated his decision to Cricket Association of Bengal president Sourav Ganguly.

Saurashish Lahiri has claimed 256 wickets from 100 First-Class matches with best figures of 7 for 62.   -  Getty Images

The 34-year-old officially communicated his decision to Cricket Association of Bengal president Sourav Ganguly.

“He will met me and we will call a news conference on Thursday to announce his retirement,” Ganguly said.

Once Bengal’s leading off-spinner, the 34-year-old was dropped last season and did not play a single match with the state roping in former India leftarm spinner Pragyan Ojha.

Lahiri has claimed 256 wickets from 100 First-Class matches with best figures of 7 for 62.

He has also played 76 List A and 22 Twenty20 matches in his stint with IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders and Bengal.

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