Former India women's cricket team coach and batswoman Srirupa Bose (Mukherjee) passed away on Thursday morning due to a massive cardiac arrest at her Salt Lake home in Kolkata. She was 66.
She is survived by her husband, former Bengal Olympic Association (BOA) president, Paresh Nath Mukherjee, and daughter, tennis player Amrita Mukherjee.
According to family sources, Srirupa collapsed in the washroom around 10.30 am and was rushed to a city hospital where she was declared dead.
Srirupa was a batswoman, who could also bowl.
She represented India in a couple of One-day Internationals and later went on to coach the side during the ICC Women's World Cup in 1993, 1997 and 2000.
Saddened that Srirupa Basu Mukherjee passed. She played cricket for India & coached the national team.Condolences to her family & friends— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 30, 2017