Ganguly, Sourav Chandidas He was born on July 8, 1972, and is an Indian former cricket player who goes by the name Dada. He is the cricketing Maharaja of India.


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.


When it comes to most runs scored in ODI matches, Saurav Ganguly is Ninth in the world with 11363 runs.


After Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam Ul Haq, he was the third batter in One Day cricket to reach 10,000 runs.


He holds the record for highest score in an innings(183) by an Indian batsman in the ODI Cricket World Cup


He was listed as the sixth greatest ODI batsman ever in the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.


In 2008, he declared his retirement from international cricket, and in 2012, he did the same for all forms of the game.


In the third Independence Cup final, which took place in Dhaka in January 1998, India successfully chased down 315 off 48 overs, and Ganguly was named Man of the Match.


leading India to a five-match one-day series victory over South Africa and guiding the Indian team to the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy finals.


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 was chosen to play for the Bengal team in 1989. Unexpectedly, his brother left the team that year. Following an outstanding performance in the 1990–1991 Ranji Trophy 


Sourav Ganguly led India in 2001 when they ended Australia's string of 16 straight test match victories.


For the first time since 1983, India made it to the World Cup final in 2003, where they were defeated by Australia.


By 2004, he had had a lot of success as a captain and was widely regarded as India's most successful captain in the media.


Sourav Ganguly was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004, India's fourth-highest civilian award,


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.


His first captaincy outing went well, and he helped India defeat South Africa in the five-match one-day series.


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.


Sourav Ganguly was fired from the team in October 2005 as a result of his inconsistent play in 2004 and 2005.


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.