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FULL NAME: Yashpal Mohanty
NICK NAME: Ben
GENDER: Male
BORN: November 6, 1978, Cuttack
DIED: February 23, 2017, Cuttack
FAMILY: Father (Madan Mohan Mohanty), mother (Kumkum Mohanty), wife (Shikha), daughter (Aarushi) and elder brother (Yash Madhav Mohanty).
CONTACT ADDRESS: 2-B/106, Sector-9, CDA, Cuttack.
E-MAIL ID: yashpalmohanty@rediffmail.com
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: B.A, LL.B (Studied at Stewart School, Bhubaneswar and Ravenshaw University, Cuttack).
PROFESSION: Advocate in Orissa High Court
TYPE OF PLAYER: Right-hand batsman and wicket-keeper.
HOME CLUB: Saheed Sporting, Bhubaneswar
COACH: Kamal Ganguly
TEAMS PLAYED FOR: Orissa U-16, Orissa U-19, Orissa Seniors

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:
*     Played 7 First-Class, 7 List-A and 32 Miscellaneous matches in a career spanning from 1991-92 to 2001-02.
*     Played all 7 First-Class matches in Ranji Trophy.
*     Played all 7 List-A matches in Ranji Trophy One-Day Tournament.
*     His 32 Miscellaneous matches featured 13 in Vijay Merchant Trophy U-16 Tournament, 1 in Vijay Hazare Trophy U-16 Tournament and 18 in Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 Tournament.


OVERALL FIRST-CLASS PERFORMANCE:
Batting & Fielding:
7 matches, 10 innings, 3 not-outs, 207 runs, 59 highest, 29.57 average, one half-century and 17 catches.
OVERALL LIST-A PERFORMANCE:
Batting & Fielding:
7 matches, 6 innings, 1 not out, 70 runs, 24 highest, average 14.00, two catches

DETAILS OF FIRST-CLASS PERFORMANCE:
16: Odisha vs Tripura, Ranji Trophy East Zone match, LB Shastri Stadium, Bhawanipatna, 22-24 November, 2001.
3c/0s, 18, 2c/0s: Odisha vs Bihar, Ranji Trophy East Zone match, Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur, 19-22 November, 2000.
1c/1s, 15, 1c/0s, 26*: Odisha vs Haryana, Ranji Trophy, Group-C Super League match, Gopabandhu Stadium, Paradeep, 13-16 March, 2000.
0c/0s, 59*, 2c/0s, DNB: Odisha vs Tamil Nadu, Ranji Trophy, Group-C Super League match, Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, 4-7 March, 2000.
30, 1c/0s, 0, 3c/0s: Odisha vs Saurashtra, Ranji Trophy, Group-C Super League match, Municipal Stadium, Rajkot, 24-26 February, 2000.
12, 0c/2s, 0, 0c/0s: Odisha vs Uttar Pradesh, Ranji Trophy, Group-C Super League match, Modi Stadium, Kanpur, 16-19 February, 2000.
31*, 2c/0s, 1c/0s: Odisha vs Tripura, Ranji Trophy East Zone match, SCS College Ground, Puri, 12-14 January, 2000.

OTHER IMPORTANT DATA
*     Cricket Odisha suffered a huge loss as Yashpal died at the age of 30 after suffering for three years due to a road accident, which he met with at Pallahara.
*     His father Madan Mohanty Mohanty, an IAS Officer, was also a first-class cricketeer and led the state team in Ranji Trophy.
*     His mother Kumkum Mohanty was a Padmashree Award winning Odishi dance exponent.
*     Yashpal was very popular for his youthful spirit and precocious talent.
*     He was part of Odisha U-16 team that finished Vijay Merchant Trophy runners-up twice in 1992 and 1993.
*     Married Shikha Mohanty on 15 October 2004.

PROFILE FIRST UPLOADED:
28 June, 2009
PROFILE LAST UPDATED:
19 October, 2020


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