Sourav Ganguly

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Sourav Chandidas Ganguly commonly known as Dada. He is an Indian cricket administrator, commentator, and former cricketer/captain for the Indian national team and the current president for BCCI. In 2019, he was elected as a president for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Ganguly was a top-order left-handed batsman and occasionally, he bowled right-arm medium. Ganguly was the most aggressive batsman and regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the cricket world.

Early Life

Ganguly was born into a rich family on 8 July 1972 Behala, Calcutta, West Bengal, India. His father’s name is Chandidas and his mother’s name is Nirupa Ganguly. His father Chandidas ran a flourishing print business and was one of the richest men in the city and his mother was a housewife. He is the youngest son of his parents. He has an elder brother, Snehasish Ganguly, who is an Indian former first-class cricketer. But, he did not play international cricket. In early life, Ganguly had a great passion to play cricket and his brother Snehasish supported him too much.

International Career

Test debut: The prince of Calcutta made his Test career debut on 20 – 24 June 1996 at Lord`s against England. On that match, he scored 131 runs by 20 fours from 301 balls in first innings, and the match was drawn.

Last Test: He played the last Test on 6 -10 November 2008 at Nagpur against Australia. On that match, he scored 85 runs by 8 fours and 1 six from 153 balls in the first innings and 0 runs from 1 ball in the second innings, and India won by 172 runs.

ODI debut: Ganguly made his One Day International debut against West Indies on 11 January 1992 at Brisbane. On that match, he scored 3 runs from 13 balls and West Indies won by 6 wickets with 9 balls remaining.

Last ODI: He played his last One Day International on 15 November 2007 at Gwalior against Pakistan. On that match, he scored 5 runs from 5 balls and India won by 6 wickets with 21 balls remaining.

Sourav Ganguly-Height, age, girlfriend, wife, net worth, and more

Full NameSourav Chandidas Ganguly
Celebrated nameSourav Ganguly
NicknameDada, Prince of Calcutta, Maharaj, God of the Off Sides, The Warrior Prince
Birth Date8 July 1972
Birth PlaceBehala, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Age in 202048
FatherChandidas Ganguly
MotherNirupa Ganguly
BrotherSnehasish Ganguly
SchoolSt. Xavier`s Collegiate School Kolkata, West Bengal
CollegeNot known
Educational QualificationNot known
Mailing AddressNot known
Phone NumberNot known
Zodiac SignCancer
Height1.80 m
180 cm
Weight68 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer
Current President of BCCI
Playing RoleBatsman
BowlingRight-arm medium
Jersey Number24
Nature on FieldAggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia
Sex OrientationStraight
Girlfriends/ AffairsDona Ganguly
Marital Status Married
Married Date/ Year1997
WifeDona Ganguly
ChildrenSana Ganguly
Net Worth$55.5 million
HobbiesListening to music
Playing soccer
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter, Facebook

Sourav Ganguly Favorites-Foods, Cricketer & more

Favorite FoodsAlu Posto, Chingri Macher Malaikari, Biriyani
Favorite CricketerDavid Gower, Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite SportsCricket and Football
Favorite FilmsSholay
Favorite MusicianNot Known
Favorite Holiday DestinationLondon
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