Joydeep Mukherjee

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Joydeep Mukherjee
Personal information
Born (1967-02-05) 5 February 1967 (age 54)
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
BowlingRight-arm off break
Domestic team information
1987/88–1994/95 Bengal
Career statistics
Competition FC List A
Runs scored50825
Batting average 46.188.33
Top score7922
Balls bowled919258
Wickets 90
Bowling average 54.33
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match0n/a
Best bowling3/31
Catches/stumpings 7/–1/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 15 February 2016

Joydeep Mukherjee (born 5 February 1967) is an Indian former first-class cricketer who played for Bengal. He took up various coaching roles after his playing career.



Mukherjee was a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm off break bowler. He appeared in 13 first-class and 6 List A matches, playing for Bengal and East Zone. He played for Bengal between 1987/88 and 1994/95 seasons.

Mukherjee became the cricket manager of the Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008 [1] and remains with the franchise as a coaching staff as of 2015. [2] As of February 2016, Mukherjee was the fielding coach of Bengal, head coach of the Bengal u-25 team, has also served as the Asst Coach of the senior Bengal Team. Since, 2018 he has been the Director - Cricket Operations at The Cricket Association Of Bengal. [3] having previously worked as head coach of Bengal age-group teams. [4] [5] He also works as a television commentator. He is the son of the renowned Bengali film actor and director Dilip Mukherjee. [6]

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