Remembering Dada – Sourav Ganguly A Name is Good enough to ignite Bengali Super Ego

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Sourav Ganguly - Lord's Natwest Trophy Final Win
Sourav Ganguly - Lord's Natwest Trophy Final Win

The Last Raj of Indian Cricket , “The Prince of Kolkata” , Maharaj what ever you call him today; Journey was started with a super knock of 131 at Lords Mecca of Cricket on this day in 1996.

What is aggression on the field what is call an eye for an eye India learned from This Bengal Tiger.

 

Never Die attitude and fight as a team not as an individual he taught the TEAM INDIA. A born leader and man of substance.

Saurav Ganguly - Batting
Saurav Ganguly – Batting

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly, affectionately known as Dada, is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Currently, he is appointed as the honourable President of the CAB and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.

Ganguly’s results in international matches
Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied No result
Test 113 37 35 41 0
ODI 311 149 145 1 16

 

Born into an affluent Bengali Brahmin family, Ganguly was introduced into the world of cricket by his elder brother Snehasish. He is regarded as one of India’s most successful captains in modern times, and one of the greatest ODI batsmen of all time.

He started his career by playing in state and school teams. Currently, he is the 8th highest run scorer in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and was the 3rd batsman in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark, after Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam Ul Haq. In 2002, the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack ranked him the sixth greatest ODI batsman of all time, next to Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones and Michael Bevan.

Nick Names : The Prince of Calcutta, The Maharaja, The God of the Off Side, Dada, The Warrior Prince