Previous Indian Cricket player and Captain of the Indian public cricket crew, Sourav Ganguly, otherwise called the 'Dada' or 'Ruler of Calcutta'. He was brought into the world on seventh July 1982, in the city of Kolkata. His folks lived in a region called Behala in Kolkata. His mom's name was Nirupa Ganguly, and his dad's name was Chandidas Ganguly. Left-gave Ganguly was a right-given medium-quick bowler. As of now, Ganguly is the President of BCCI. He was known to be a forceful and fruitful skipper.
Away from being a decent left wing- given batsman, he was likewise an extremely perceptive bowler. He was a familiar motorist on the Offside in fur, so he was likewise called the' Lord of The Off Side'. posterior to joining the Indian Justice crew, soon he was named as the chief. He played around 311 Day Matches, scoring,363 runs and was viewed as an extraordinary One Day International (ODI) batsman. He also played in 113 Test Matches and scored,212 runs; as an Indian Test commander, he played 49 tests and won 21.
With 11 successes in global test matches, Sourav Ganguly is one of the stylish Indian test commanders. still, he wasn't an ordinary bowler, he took 100 lattices in ODI and 32 lattices in Test Matches. His occupancy as a player of the Indian Cricket Team was begun in 1992 and endured till 2008. He has been the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal from 2015- to 2019. On October 23, 2019, he assumed responsibility as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
At the point when the Indian Premier League (IPL) began, he was essential for the Kolkata Knight Riders group and their commander for 2008. Ganguly is perceived for fostering the vocations of multitudinous immature players under his direction and making the Indian crew into a fearsome battling group. At the point when Left- gave Ganguly came Indian test commander, the group was at eighth situation in ICC Test Rankings, which after his captaincy came up to alternate place. He was a customary nature in One Day Internationals (ODI) with Sachin Tendulkar. Justice history kept his 318 association with Rahul Dravid in the 1999 world mug. Greg Chappell was named India's tutor for the Zimbabwe trip. Ganguly's quarrel with him drew a ton of consideration. Chappell had composed India's Board of Control for Cricket, guaranteeing that Ganguly was" truly and intellectually" unfit to lead the crew. His" gap and rule" strategies were hurting the group. Ganguly, Chappell, and Amitabh Choudhary, the Indian group chief for the Zimbabwe visit, were brought to show up before the BCCI council, where they apparently swore to cooperate. Because of his horrible caching and conflicts with the tutor, Ganguly was superseded as chief of the crew by Dravid.
As of now he is the President of BCCI and Cricket Association of Bengal. He was likewise Chairman of the BCCI Technical Committee. As a feature of the ISL group Atletico de Kolkata (ATK), he is likewise connected with football as a co-proprietor.
In 2004, Sourav Ganguly was granted of India's most elevated Civilian Award, the Padma Shri. In 2013, on twentieth May, he was granted the Banga Bibhushan by the West Bengal Government. Left-gave Ganguly is the best One Day International (ODI) batsman and Indian Test Captain. On 21 events, he directed his group to triumph. Ganguly, along with Tendulkar, had shaped the best opening pair in One Day Cricket, with the most century associations (26) for the primary wicket. They have a consolidated score of very nearly 7000 runs at a normal of 48.98, and they hold the world record for most 50-run organizations on the primary wicket (44 fifties).
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