22 August 2016 Current Affairs GK: Subrata Banerjee, the former international umpire, passed away on 19 August 2016 in Kolkata. He was 71.Banerjee had a 15-year career at the international level, where he officiated in 13 ODIs.
Subrata Banerjee : Banerjee officiated in men's and women's international matches, as well as in age group tournaments, and stood in a women's Test match.He made his international debut in November 1983 in an ODI between India and West Indies in Baroda.
His last international appearance came in May 1998 in a match between India and Kenya in Gwalior.He also worked as an umpire coach for the BCCI in addition to serving as an umpire's educator.He had also served as a television umpire in ODIs and was the reserve umpire in the India-England Test in Mohali in 2001.His umpiring career spanned for 39 years wherein he officiated in 64 first-class matches.
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