Today is Sourav Ganguly’s birthday. Happy Birthday Dada with all best wishes. Indian Cricketer, Sourav Ganguly is having millions of fans and followers. Today he turns 44 today.
Sourav Chandidas Ganguly born on 8 July 1972, affectionately known as Dada. He is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Currently, he is appointed as the President of the CAB and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.
Let’s have a look at Sourav Ganguly Records and Achievements:
- The only cricketer to win four consecutive man of the match awards in One Day Internationals.
- The eighth highest run scorer in ODI history and second among the Indians, with 11,363 runs.
- The fastest batsman to reach 9,000 ODI runs.
- Most successful opening pair in ODI cricket, along with Sachin Tendulkar.
- Most number of 50-run partnerships for the first wicket i.e. 44 fifties.
- One of the only five cricketers to have achieved the unique treble of 10,000 runs, 100 wickets & 100 catches in ODI cricket.
- His Test batting average never went below 40.
- Captained Indian team in 49 Test matches and led India to 21 Test wins,
- Holds the record for most 200 plus ODI partnerships along with Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting.
- The Seventh Indian cricketer who played 100 Test matches.
- The Sixth highest overall run scorer for India in Tests.
- Has the highest individual score by an Indian batsman (183) in the Cricket World Cup.
- One of the 14 cricketers in the world to have played 100 or more Tests and 300 or more ODIs.
- India’s most successful Test captain overseas, winning 11 out of 28 matches that he led.
- Second highest ODI run scorer in the world among Indians after Sachin Tendulkar
- 22 centuries in ODIs and is only behind Sachin Tendulkar, Sanath Jayasuriya and Ricky Ponting.
Once again Happy Birthday to Sourav Ganguly from D24 Team..!
Sourav Ganguly turns 44 today – Happy Birthday Wishes to Dada…! is written by Vivek Sharma
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