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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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Hardik Pandya has evolved as a match-winner, opines Sourav Ganguly
Hardik Pandya has evolved as a match-winner, opines Sourav Ganguly
Ganguly also mentioned that he needs to keep channelizing this approach at all times.
Sourav Ganguly sacrificed his career to make MS Dhoni, says Virender Sehwag
Sourav Ganguly sacrificed his career to make MS Dhoni, says Virender Sehwag
The former Indian opener also spoke about the role of Rahul Dravid.
I think he is going in the right direction, Sourav Ganguly praises Virat Kohli's captaincy
I think he is going in the right direction, Sourav Ganguly praises Virat Kohli's captaincy
So far, Virat Kohli has been doing a good job as a captain
Coca-Cola cup 1997/98 (Desert Storm): Where are they now?
Coca-Cola cup 1997/98 (Desert Storm): Where are they now?
Here is a look at what the members of that Indian squad are currently up to.
Sourav Ganguly talks about Yuvraj Singh's return to the Indian team
Sourav Ganguly talks about Yuvraj Singh's return to the Indian team
The former Indian skipper cleared his stance on Yuvraj's absence from the team
India will win series against Aus, but 5-0 unlikely: Ganguly
India will win series against Aus, but 5-0 unlikely: Ganguly
Ganguly expects Australia to put up a sturdy fight.
The best left-handed Indian batsmen of all time
The best left-handed Indian batsmen of all time
Elegant, entertaining and effective, the left-handers made Indian cricket beautiful. But who makes it to India's top ten list?
Ganguly invites Sangakkara for Dalmiya memorial lecture
Ganguly invites Sangakkara for Dalmiya memorial lecture
Huge honour for former Sri Lankan keeper ahead of Sri Lanka's tour.
4 cricketers who harboured dreams of playing football
4 cricketers who harboured dreams of playing football
These cricketers had dreams of playing football but chose cricket as their profession
Eden Gardens will host second India-Australia ODI, assures Sourav Ganguly
Eden Gardens will host second India-Australia ODI, assures Sourav Ganguly
Heavy rains in Kolkata have placed the second ODI between India and Australia in doubt.
Ticket rates for India-Australia ODI at Chepauk finalised
Ticket rates for India-Australia ODI at Chepauk finalised
The five-match series between India and Australia kicks off in Chennai with the first ODI on September 17.
Shikhar Dhawan is a terrific one-day player, says Sourav Ganguly
Shikhar Dhawan is a terrific one-day player, says Sourav Ganguly
Dhawan scored 132 off just 90 deliveries in the first ODI against Sri Lanka.
Five greatest international cricketers from West Bengal
Five greatest international cricketers from West Bengal
A sneak peek into the careers of five prominent cricketers of Bengal who played for India
Sourav Ganguly feels that Australia won’t find it easy to beat India
Sourav Ganguly feels that Australia won’t find it easy to beat India
Mitchell Starc has been suffering from a foot injury for quite a while now.
Sourav Ganguly expecting Indian triumph against both Sri Lanka and Australia in ODIs
Sourav Ganguly expecting Indian triumph against both Sri Lanka and Australia in ODIs
Ganguly feels Mitchell Starc's absence will be a big factor in the series between India and Australia.
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