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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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MCC suggests changes with wide-ranging impact on the game

The MCC World Cricket Committee suggested a whole list of changes to the game as we know it

Stats: David Warner equals Rahul Dravid for most ODI hundreds in a calendar year

The left-hander slammed his sixth ton on Tuesday.

No review needed for Bengal-Gujarat rescheduled tie decision, CAB tells BCCI

The Cricket Association of Bengal on Monday wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

A list of England's memorable wins at the Wankhede Stadium

Can England turn the tables at Wankhede in the fourth Test

Video: Sourav Ganguly plays gully cricket in Kolkata

The Former India captain took to the streets of the City of Joy on Sunday.

Kolkata set to welcome tennis legend Boris Becker this month

The six-time Grand Slam champion is set to return to India.

Current Indian team reminds me of the one in 2002-03: Sachin

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday rated the current Indian team as the best in the world, asserting that the na ...

5 reasons why Parthiv Patel can replace Wriddhiman Saha in the long run

Parthiv Patel has put his name in the hat to be India's permanent wicket-keeper

Virat Kohli can emulate Sourav Ganguly as a captain, says Virender Sehwag

Sehwag also praised young batting sensation Rishabh Pant for his exploits in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season.

Sourav Ganguly believes India are on their way to beat England 4-0

The former skipper also compares Virat Kohli's captaincy with MS Dhoni and Sunil Gavaskar.

Ajinkya Rahane is as good as Virat Kohli in Tests, says Sourav Ganguly

The 28-year old has managed just 63 runs in five innings in the ongoing Test series against England.

India's top-order batsmen should learn from Ravichandran Ashwin, claims Sourav Ganguly

The legendary skipper hails Ashwin as India's most valuable player.

Sourav Ganguly offers words of caution to Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble

Ganguly believes India's real challenge lies in foreign shores as they are yet to be really tested there under Kohli and Kumble

Ravi Shastri takes a sly dig at Sourav Ganguly

Ravi Shastri and Sourav Ganguly were involved in a conflict of words a few months ago.

Jayant Yadav can fill Ashwin's shoes if groomed properly, says Sourav Ganguly

The former India captain feels Jayant Yadav's presence will also provide depth to India's batting.
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