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Sourav Ganguly Biography

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly  is a former Indian cricketer, and captain of the Indian national team. He is regarded as one of India's most successful captains in modern times. After a series of playing in different Indian domestic tournaments such as the Ranji and Duleep trophies, Ganguly got his big-break while playing for India on their tour of England. He scored 131 runs and cemented his place in the Indian team. Ganguly's place in the team was assured after successful performances in series against Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia, winning the Man of the Match awards. In the 1999 Cricket World Cup, he was involved in a partnership of 318 runs with Rahul Dravid, which remains the highest overall partnership score in the World Cup tournament history. In 2000, Ganguly was made the captain of the Indian cricket team. He led India into the 2003 World Cup final, where they were defeated by Australia. Ganguly was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004, one of India's highest civilian awards. Ganguly joined the Kolkata Knight Riders team as captain for the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament in 2008. The left-handed Ganguly is a prolific One Day International (ODI) batsman, with over 11,000 ODI runs to his credit. He is one of the most successful Indian Test captains to date, winning 21 out of 49 test matches.  Presently he is the cricket commentator and President of Editorial Board with Wisden India.

Sourav Ganguly Latest News & Articles

On this day: The golden trio comes good together against England in 2002 Remembering August 22 and 23 2002, when the trio of Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly each scored a century.
Ravichandran Ashwin breaks Indian record for most Man of the Series awards in Test cricket Ashwin went past Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag to pick up his sixth Man of the Series award in Test cricket.
Was honoured to have coached Team India, says Greg Chappell Greg Chappell has fond memories of his role as a coach of India and is proud that he was the coach of the Indian cricket team.
India vs West Indies 2016: Sourav Ganguly points out flaws in Virat Kohli's strategy This is the first Test series under the charge of newly appointed coach Anil Kumble.
Sourav Ganguly names his all-time XI; Picks two Indians in the team Following the trend, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has picked his all-time.
Dates finalised for Bangladesh's first Test on Indian soil; Durjoy-Ganguly encounter on track Bangladesh were initially set to tour India for a one-off Test later this year
Sourav Ganguly predicts Virat Kohli to become an all time great Former captain also believes BCCI will decide on Lodha Committee's recommendations
Sourav Ganguly criticises West Indies cricket board for giving CPL priority over Indo-Windies Test series Sourav Ganguly slams West Indies cricket board and players for putting clubs ahead of the country.
Lord's like bell for Eden Gardens The iconic Eden Gardens is all set to get a 'bell' like the one that hangs at the hallowed Lord's ground in London.
5 of India's most memorable victories by an innings We take a look at some of the enthralling matches where India won by innings
Top 5 'firsts' in cricket to take place in Sri Lanka A list of the many firsts which has taken place in Sri Lanka.
Arun Lal believes Virat Kohli has raised the bar for upcoming cricketers The former Indian cricketer believes Sourav Ganguly should continue as CAB president in the near future.
Sourav Ganguly brands Virat Kohli as a terrific advertisement for the game of Cricket The former Indian skipper is full of praise for Kohli who has been going from strength to strength over the past two years.
A letter to Harsha Bhogle because even the story of the storyteller is important Birthday wishes to Harsha Bhogle from an ardent Indian Cricket fan
5 players who expressed anger at the team management after being dropped The decision of being dropped is too much to take for a player who has been there, playing the game with their heart and soul.
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