Bangladesh legendary cricketer Ramchand Goala passes away
Bangladeshi legendary cricketer Ramchand Goala has passed away this morning (Friday) at his home in Mymensingh. He was 79 years old at the time of his death.
On June 9, Ramchand Goala was admitted to a local hospital due to heart problems. He later left the hospital feeling better. But two days after returning home, the former cricketer has died.
Over time, Bangladesh now has a left-arm spinner’s arena. It is said that Bangladesh is now getting more left-arm spinners following the example of Shakib Al Hasan. But it was Ramchand who sowed the seeds of left-arm spin.
Stay away from international matches, he has never had a chance to play in any match of ICC tournaments. But the light of his left-arm bowling was spread in Bangladesh. Enamul Haque Moni, Mohammad Rafique, Shakib… the number is increasing.
Committed to cricket, Goala was unmarried. Born on September 16, 1940, the former cricketer played cricket till the age of 53.
The former left-arm spinner and left-arm batsman started his professional career for Mymensingh’s Panditpara Club. Later he played cricket in Dhaka for 20 years. Goala played for Abahani Sports Club for 12 consecutive years from 1981 to 1993.
He played in the national team against visiting Indian team Hyderabad. However, Goala was not seen playing with any other opponents after that.