Ramchand Goala

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ramchand Goala
Personal information
Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Died (aged 79)
Roleleft arm spinner

Ramchand Goala (1940 – 19 June 2020) was a Bangladeshi cricketer and cricket coach.[1] He featured in early Bangladesh side in 1980's and became a pioneer left arm spinner in Bangladesh. He remained as a bachelor.


He played club cricket primarily in Dhaka and Mymensingh representing Abahani from 1981 to 1993. He made his debut for Victoria Club in Dhaka Premier League in 1962.[2] He received his maiden national callup at the age of 40 and represented Bangladesh team against touring Bengal team in 1983 and also played against touring Sri Lankans in 1985.[3] He retired from playing competitive cricket at the age of 53.[4] He also later went onto pursue his career as a coach and also had a short stint as mentor to Mahmudullah.


He died in Mymensingh in his residence at the age of 79 on 19 June 2020 after being admitted at the Lab Aid Hospital following a stroke. He lived with grandson Pranjal Goala until his demise.[5]


  1. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Ramchand Goala passes away". Dhaka Tribune. 19 June 2020. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  3. ^ Jun 19, ANI |; 2020; Ist, 19:46. "Former Bangladesh cricketer Ramchand Goala passes away | Cricket News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 June 2020.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Former Bangladesh spinner Ramchand Goala passes away". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Former Bangladesh cricketer Ramchand Goala passes away | ESPNcricinfo.com". www.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 19 June 2020.

External links[]

Retrieved from ""