Cheerful Birthday Sourav Ganguly: Legendary India skipper turns 50
Sourav Ganguly made his presentation for India back in 1992 and he played until 2008. He is viewed as quite possibly of the best skipper India have at any point created.
Sourav Ganguly played for India from 1992 to 2008
Ganguly scored hundred years on Test debut at Lord’s
Ganguly is right now the leader of the BCCI
Amazing Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, on Friday, July 8, turned 50 years of age. Dada, as Ganguly is prevalently known, is presently the leader of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He assumed responsibility in charge back in 2019 and has turned out splendidly for the prosperity of Indian cricket.
Before that, he served India for up to 15 years subsequent to making his presentation back in January 1992 against the West Indies in Brisbane. Ganguly’s profession took off in 1996 when he scored a shimmering century versus England at the notable Lord’s Cricket Ground. From that point on, he didn’t think back.
In 2001, he directed India to a spectacular 2-1 triumph in the home Test series against Steve Waugh’s Australia, who were close strong in those days. From that point, he captained India to the last of the 2003 World Cup, where the Men in Blue lost to the Aussies at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Ganguly was dropped from the Indian group for specific reasons yet proceeded to get back into the game. In November 2008, the Bengal-conceived Ganguly wore the public varieties once and for all in a Test match against the Aussies in Nagpur.
In 113 Tests and 311 ODIs, the Prince of Kolkata piled up 7212 and 11363 runs with the assistance of 38 centuries and 107 half-hundreds of years. Ganguly was no mug with the ball by the same token. He got 132 wickets for India at the most elevated level, including one four-wicket take and two five-wicket pulls.
In 113 Tests and 311 ODIs, the Prince of Kolkata piled up 7212 and 11363 runs with the assistance of 38 centuries and 107 half-hundreds of years.
Ganguly was no mug with the ball by the same token. He got 132 wickets for India at the most elevated level, including one four-wicket take and two five-wicket pulls.
Ganguly likewise carried out his specialty in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Subsequent to playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), he addressed the now-ancient Pune Warriors. Under his initiative, India scaled a ton of levels.