He was one of India's most successful cricket captains and served as captain of the Indian national cricket team. He captained the Indian side, which advanced to the 2003 Cricket World Cup final.
Ganguly removed his shirt in public and waved it in the air to celebrate India winning the match during the 2002 NatWest Series final match at Lords. Yuvraj Singh and Mohammad Kaif had given a fantastic performance.
Sourav Ganguly's marriage is rife with drama, or you could say it's like something out of a Bollywood film. In 1997, he and Dona Roy, a childhood friend, fled their disagreeing families. The incident affected both families, who later found common ground. Getting hitched was the couple in February 1997.
following a match-fixing controversy involving some of the team's players in 2000. Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly was chosen. The decision was made as a result of Tendulkar resigning from the post owing to health reasons, and Sourav Ganguly serving as vice captain at the time.
For the first time since 1983, India made it to the World Cup final in 2003, where they were defeated by Australia. Sourav Ganguly's tournament performance was positive; he scored 465 runs at an average of 58.12, including three hundreds.
After amassing 324 runs from 4 Tests at an average of 54, he announced his retirement from international cricket during a Test series against Australia at home in 2008.