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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.

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5 best India-England ODIs since 2000
5 best India-England ODIs since 2000
The England-India contests in ODIs have been one of the most underrated of rivalries.
Newspaper vendor arrested for sending death threats to Sourav Ganguly
Newspaper vendor arrested for sending death threats to Sourav Ganguly
Ganguly had received the letter on January 7
Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a captain was always down to earth, says Muttiah Muralitharan
Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a captain was always down to earth, says Muttiah Muralitharan
The Sri Lankan also had a word of appreciation for Sourav Ganguly.
Sourav Ganguly's hopes of becoming BCCI President vanishes after Lodha committee response to FAQ
Sourav Ganguly's hopes of becoming BCCI President vanishes after Lodha committee response to FAQ
Ajay Shirke will also have to bid goodbye to any ambitions he still holds of staying as a cricket administrator.
Sourav Ganguly vs Graeme Smith: A statistical comparison
Sourav Ganguly vs Graeme Smith: A statistical comparison
Ganguly or Smith? Who do you think is better as a player and a skipper?
Mohammad Azharuddin slams Ravi Shastri for omitting Sourav Ganguly from list of top Indian captains
Mohammad Azharuddin slams Ravi Shastri for omitting Sourav Ganguly from list of top Indian captains
The tiff between the former Indian captains is getting nastier day by day.
Rahul Dravid: Indian cricket's Best Man
Rahul Dravid: Indian cricket's Best Man
A tribute to Rahul Dravid on his 44th birthday.
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly receives death threat
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly receives death threat
The former captain received a letter by post which warned him of grave consequences.
Ravi Shastri excludes Sourav Ganguly from list of best Indian captains
Ravi Shastri excludes Sourav Ganguly from list of best Indian captains
Shastri and Ganguly haven't shared the best of equations ever since the duo took potshots at each other after Kumble became the head coach.
Mohammad Kaif hails MS Dhoni as the most intelligent captain he has ever seen
Mohammad Kaif hails MS Dhoni as the most intelligent captain he has ever seen
Kaif recalled Dhoni's 148 against Pakistan and wants the 35-year-old to return to his aggressive way with the bat.
Sourav Ganguly reflects on Virat Kohli's heartfelt tribute to MS Dhoni
Sourav Ganguly reflects on Virat Kohli's heartfelt tribute to MS Dhoni
Dada appreciated Kohli's kind words for Dhoni and hailed the latter as a true achiever.
Sourav Ganguly talks about how Manchester United became his favourite football club
Sourav Ganguly talks about how Manchester United became his favourite football club
Sourav Ganguly used to play football before pursuing cricket.
5 reasons that helped build MS Dhoni's lasting legacy as captain
5 reasons that helped build MS Dhoni's lasting legacy as captain
Dhoni stepped down as ODI and T20 captain yesterday.
10 famous Indian cricketers and schools they played for
10 famous Indian cricketers and schools they played for
A look at 10 cricketers and schools which they represented.
5 former Indian cricket legends who could be the next BCCI president
5 former Indian cricket legends who could be the next BCCI president
These former players have all the attributes to be the next boss of BCCI.
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