Subscribe Us

header ads

Sourav Ganguly Cricket Career,life,Age,Birthday,Wife,Biography,Wiki & More

Sourav Ganguly ( Indian Cricketer/BCCI Chairman)

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly 

Sourav Ganguly was a former and illustrious captain of the India cricket team. They play international cricket on behalf of the Indian national cricket team. Sourav Ganguly was born on 8 July 1972. Sourav Ganguly's nature has always been aggressive. He was called Dada because of this invasive nature of Sourav Ganguly. Dada means elder brother (in Bengal). Sourav Ganguly's childhood was spent in Kolkata West Bengal. He was born here. Sourav Ganguly was rich in amazing talent. He played cricket for the country for many years and brought the Indian team to many heights. The era of an Indian cricket team is called the time of Sourav Ganguly. After taking retirement, Sourav Ganguly is an Indian cricket manager, commentator and currently a BCCI president. Sourav Ganguly is a left-handed batsman who used to open in the team playing in top order. He has also been the captain of the Indian national cricket team. Sourav Ganguly has also been the President of Cricket Association of Bengal. In 2019, Sourav Ganguly was elected as the 39th President of the BCCI. Sourav Ganguly has dominated the world as a batsman and a successful captain.

Sourav Ganguly participated in many domestic and first-class cricket competitions. Started playing in Ranji and Duleep Trophy. When Ganguly got a chance in the team on the tour of England, he scored 131 runs, which gradually ensured his place in the team. In the 1999 World Cup, a 318-run partnership was formed with Rahul Dravid. At the same time, some of the team's players were caught in the match-fixing, leaving the captaincy of the then team captain Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly was made the captain of the Indian team. Sourav Ganguly always dominated with his aggressive attitude. In the NatWest Series in 2002, he took off his T-shirt to win the match and teased the opposition team a lot. After the 2003 World Cup loss to Australia, Ganguly's performance continued to decline. In 2006, Sourav Ganguly returned to the team. He was selected in the 2007 Cricket World Cup. Sourav Ganguly was the third batsman to cross the 10,000-run mark. According to the 2002 ranking of Wisden Cricketers Almanack, Sourav Ganguly became the sixth-best batsman in the world. Sachin Tendulkar was ranked second in that. In 2008, Sourav Ganguly started playing for KKR in the IPL. It was only in 2008 that Sourav Ganguly retired.



 Sourav Ganguly Personal Life:-

Sourav Ganguly was an Indian player and former captain of the team. His full name is Sourav Chandidas Ganguly. Sourav Ganguly was born on 8 July 1972 in Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal. Sourav Ganguly has many nicknames. He is also known as Dada, Prince of Kolkata, Maharaj, God of the Off Side. Sourav Ganguly 5 feet 11 inches approximately 1.80 meters high, is a dark coloured player. Sourav Ganguly is a left-handed batsman.

Name - Sourav Ganguly

Full name - Sourav Chandidas Ganguly

Birth Date - 8 July 1972

Birth Place - Behala, Calcutta, West Bengal

Nick Name - Dada, God of Off Side, Prince of West Bengal Maharaj

Role - Batsman

Playing Style - Left-handed

Height - 5 Feet 11 in. approx. 1.80m

Sourav Ganguly family:-


Sourav Ganguly's family lives in Kolkata, West Bengal. He was also born. Saurav Ganguly's father's name was Chandidas. His mother's name was Nirupa Ganguly. Sourav Ganguly was their youngest child. Sourav Ganguly's father had a printing business. His father was one of the wealthiest people in the city. He also has an elder brother, whose name is Snehasis. It was he who supported and encouraged Sourav Ganguly in making his career in cricket.

Sourav Ganguly

Mother Name - Niroopa  Ganguly

Father's Name - Chandidas Ganguly

Business - Printing Business

Elder Brother - Snehasish

Sourav Ganguly Playing Style:-

Sourav Ganguly is an Indian player and captain who is an aggressive and quick-witted batsman. He is a left-handed batsman. Sourav Ganguly bats as an opener in the Indian cricket team. They take too many shots on the offside. His favourite area is offside, from where he gets the most runs. Sourav Ganguly is a right-handed medium pacer (Right-ARM medium), bowler.

Playing Role - Batsman

Playing Style - Left-handed Batsman

Favorite Shot's - Off Side

Bowling Style - Right-arm medium

Batting Style - Opener


Sourav Ganguly's cricket career: -


Sourav Ganguly has dominated his domestic national and international cricket. The cricketing career of this player has been amazing. The cricket career of most players is full of ups and downs. Sourav Ganguly's cricket career has been similar.

 Sourav Ganguly's domestic cricket career: -

 Sourav Ganguly was supported by his elder brother Snehsis in playing cricket. He enrolled for Coaching Camp when Sourav Ganguly was studying in the tenth standard. Initially, Ganguly started batting with the right hand but later with the help of his elder brother, he started batting with the left hand. Sourav Ganguly made his first-class debut in 1989. Sourav Ganguly scored very well in the Ranji Trophy between 1993-94 and 1994-95. Sourav Ganguly scored 171 runs in an innings of the Duleep Trophy season. After this, Ganguly was called into the Indian team.
Sourav Ganguly played domestic cricket for teams like Bengal, Lancashire, Glamorgan, Northamptonshire etc.

Debut - 1989 

Team - Bengal

Teams for whom played cricket-

1990-2010     - Bengal

2000   - Lancashire

2005   - Glamorgan

2008-10  - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)


Sourav Ganguly's ODI career:-

Sourav Ganguly made his debut for ODI cricket in 1992. In his debut match, he scored 3 against the West Indies. The same year, after Sourav Ganguly's tour of England, Ganguly scored 113 against Sri Lanka. The same year, Sourav Ganguly won four consecutive Man of the Match matches. In the Independence Cup in 1998, India achieved a score of 315 runs in 48 overs. Ganguly was the man of the match in that match. Sourav Ganguly was also part of the Cricket World Cup in England in 1999. Sourav Ganguly had scored 183 runs from 158 balls against Sri Lanka. This score was the second-highest score after Rahul Dravid. Sourav Ganguly also captained the Indian team. Under his captaincy, Team India won 149 matches out of 311 matches. Sourav Ganguly was also a part of the team in the 2007 World Cup. Sourav Ganguly was also accused of not following the directions of the management committee. In the year 2008, Sourav Ganguly retired.

Debut Match - India Vs West Indies 

Debut Match Score - 3 Run

Debut Year - 1992

Highest Score - 183 Run

Retirement - 2008

Post a comment

0 Comments