Former Bengal cricketer Raja Mukherjee passes away

Raja Mukherjee, a right-handed batter, played 34 First-Class matches for Bengal between 1967 and 1979.

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: Mukherjee scored 1526 runs at an average of 33.17. His highest score was 154 not out.

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: Mukherjee scored 1526 runs at an average of 33.17. His highest score was 154 not out. | Photo Credit: GETTY IMAGES

Raja Mukherjee, a right-handed batter, played 34 First-Class matches for Bengal between 1967 and 1979.

Former Bengal cricketer Raja Mukherjee passed away on Monday. He was 71 and is survived by his wife and a daughter, said a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) statement.

Mukherjee, a right-handed batter, played 34 First-Class matches for Bengal between 1967 and 1979. He scored 1526 runs at an average of 33.17. His highest score was 154 not out.

CAB’s flag remained half-mast as a mark of respect to Mukherjee. 

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