Shukla is returning to cricket again after six years of joining politics. The former Bengal captain and all-rounder had retired from all forms of cricket in 2016 to join the Trinamool Congress. Shukla became MLA from Howrah and later also served as Sports Minister. Before the last assembly elections, he had said goodbye to politics to focus on cricket.
Shukla is very excited to start the second innings in cricket. On starting his second innings in cricket, he said, “Let’s work together. Waiting to start working.”
Arun Lal to continue as head coach
In women’s cricket, Rituparna Roy will be the head coach while Charanjit Singh will be the assistant coach of Bengal senior team.
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