Sourav Ganguly, fondly known as Dada turns 43 today !
The left handed batsman is one of the most admired Indian cricketers.
He is the greatest one day batsman of all time and has been one of the most successful captains of the Indian Cricket team.He debuted in 1992,Along with Sachin Tendulkar, he formed one of the most destructive opening pairs in history.He is truley the prince of Kolkatta.
His century at Lord’s was also the highest by any batsman here on debut.Became the second quickest – after Viv Richards – to reach 6000 ODI runs. He took 147 innings to reach the figure.He was the highest scorer in the calendar year of 1997.
At present he is the BCCI’S Advisory Committee, along with Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman.
During the span of his vast cricket career of over 15 years, the cricket legends have always showered lot of praise for Sourav.He finally retired from international cricket in 2008 after playing his last Test against Australia at home.
Here are few quotes on Sourav Ganguly by the famous cricket legends.
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