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Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: Cricket legend 'Dada' turns 47

By Rajan Nath -- July 08, 2019 12:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: Former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguly has turned 47 on Monday. Ganguly aka Dada', is one of the Indian Cricket's Most Iconic personality. Sourav Ganguly changed the era of Indian Cricket with his extraordinary leadership skills, aggressive approach, and the ideal batting skills. Ganguly made his Test debut against England in 1996.

Also, Sourav Ganguly got a nickname of God of offside following his flawless skills playing the shots on the off side. Sourav Ganguly hammered 11,363 runs in 311 matches in ODI cricket. Also, Dada is the third highest run-scorer for Indian Cricket team in the ODI cricket. Sourav Ganguly left the captaincy of Indian Team in 2000 while the team was dealing with several uncertainties.

Likewise, Dada changed the mindset of players and gave them a great lesson to play aggressively and that they can win in overseas. Ganguly is India's successful captain in overseas. Sourav Ganguly-led team India drew a Test series in England and Australia, also beat Pakistan in their own backyard.

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Sourav Ganguly gave Cricket World an iconic moment when Dada celebrated shirtless at the Lord's Cricket ground after winning India's Natwest Tri-series win over England. Sourav Ganguly led the Team India to the finals of 2003 World Cup. Likewise, Dada led the team to the ICC Knockout Trophy in 2000. Definitely, Sourav Ganguly has given a lot to the Indian Cricket team and his contribution is simply priceless.

-PTC News

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