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Royal Bengal Tigers (sports team)

Royal Bengal Tigers
Captain New Zealand Craig McMillan
Coach South Africa Daryll Cullinan
Overseas player(s) Craig McMillan (New Zealand), Darren Maddy (England), Upul Chandana (Sri Lanka), Boyd Rankin (Ireland)Lance Klusener (South Africa)
Owner Mithun Chakraborty
Team information
Founded 2007
Dissolved 2009

The Royal Bengal Tigers (Bengali: রয়্যাল বেঙ্গল টাইগার্স, formerly the Kolkata Tigers until the 2008 Edelweiss 20s Challenge, was one of the nine teams that played in the defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL). The Royal Bengal Tigers were based in Kolkata, India and their captain was former New Zealand all rounder Craig McMillan.[1][2]



The squad announced for the inaugural tournament included five international cricketers, including stars such as Darren Maddy, Craig McMillan, and Lance Klusener.

Former squadEdit

Coach - Daryll Cullinan


The coach for the Royal Bengal Tigers was former South African batsman Daryll Cullinan.

Previous performanceEdit

Tournament Placement
ICL 20-20 Indian Championship 2007–08 4th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 50s 4th place
ICL 20s Grand Championship 2007–08 4th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Domestic Tournament 3rd place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship, 2008/09 4th place


  1. ^ Rediff staff (14 November 2007). "ICL announces team lists". Rediff. Retrieved 2007-11-14. 
  2. ^ Cricinfo staff (14 November 2007). "IPlayer roster for six teams finalised". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2007-11-14.