Govinda Bhaktiranjan Poddar (born 9 September 1991) is an Indian cricketer. Poddar is a right-handed batsman who also bowls right-arm off break. He has played first-class and List A cricket for Odisha.Govinda Poddar is one of those rare cricketers to have scored a hundred on his first class debut. It happened against Baroda in November 2010. Since then he has been a regular in the Odisha Ranji Trophy side. This man from Rourkela was handed over the captaincy for the shorter formats at the start of 2016 and then took over captaincy for the 2016-17 Ranji season. Odisha had a dream run as they made it to the quarter-finals of the tourney after 15 years.
|Full name||Govinda Bhakti Ranjan Poddar|
|Born||9 September 1991|
Rourkela, Odisha, India
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
|Domestic team information|
|2009–present||Odisha, Eastzone, India Red, India A, Board President XI, CAG India|
Source: Cricinfo, 8th July 2020
- "Player profile: Govinda Poddar". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
- "Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2016/17 - Odisha: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 October 2018.