Former Indian Cricket skipper, Sourav Ganguly turned 46 on Sunday. Also known as ‘Bengal Tiger’, for his aggression on field, he was born on 8th July 1972.
Being India’s most successful captain, Ganguly has led the ‘Men In Blue’ to several victories on foreign turf.
His most remarkable achievements were leading India to World Cup Finals 2003 and he was also India’s second-highest ODI run scorer.
Here are some of the records held by Sourav Ganguly –
- 1000+ ODI Runs in a Calendar Year: 6 Times
- 1000+Winning Cause ODI Runs in a Calendar Year : 3 Times
- Most ODI Runscorer in the World in 1997, 1999 and 2000
- 1000+ Runs in ICC WC
- Apart from cricket, Ganguly has also shown a keen interest in football over the years. His enthusiasm for the game is evident from the fact that he co-owns Kolkata’s Indian Super League Franchise, Atletico de Kolkata.
On the occasion of ‘Dada’s’ birthday, Twitterati also came out with full vigour and wished the former cricketer.
— Pooja Singh 🇮🇳 (@pooja303singh) July 7, 2018
We might see better teams who might go on to win trophies, but to most of 90's kids Indian Cricket Team led by Saurav Ganguly is much more than just team, it's our memories, Our Childhood
Your partnership with our God are treat to watch
Ganguly is the Name, Dada is an Emotion ! pic.twitter.com/R8gNHcSGZd
— Uday Phanindra (@UdayPhanindra) July 7, 2018
— Gowthami Boominathan (@Gow07988) July 7, 2018
— Saurabh Mishra (@SaurabhMishrarm) July 1, 2018
— Praveen Jagarlamudi (@TheJagarlamudi) July 7, 2018