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Sourav Chandidas Ganguly is affectionately referred to by the name Dada (meaning “elder brother” in Bengali) is a Indian cricket commentator, cricket administrator and the former captain of the national cricket team who is currently the 39th head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He is often referred to as Maharaja for Indian Cricket. whom? In his time playing, Ganguly established himself as one of the best batsmen, and was also one of his most effective captains for the Indian national cricket team. When batting, he was particularly efficient in off-side and earned him the title of God off the Off Side for his slick stroke play, squared off of the wicket as well as through the cover.
As a player, he was a left-handed opening batsman, and was in charge for the Indian national team. He was elected as the President of the BCCI in the year 2019. as well as President of Editorial Board along with Wisden India. Prior to being elected the president of the BCCI He was the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal, the governing body for cricket played in West Bengal, India.
Ganguly was introduced to the cricket scene by his elder brother Snehasish. He began his career playing for school and state teams. After participating in various Indian domestic tournaments like and the Ranji and Duleep awards, Ganguly got his big-break as a player for India during their tour of England. He scored 131 runs and affirmed his spot as a member of India's Indian team. His place in the team was secured due to his performance in the matches with Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia as well as winning his man of the Match awards. In 1999's Cricket World Cup, he played in a partnership of 318 runs along with Rahul Dravid. It is the most successful overall score for a partnership in World Cup tournament history. In the wake of match fixing scandals committed by players from the team, as well as his ill health, Indian captain Sachin Tendulkar was forced to quit the team as captain, and Ganguly was appointed head of the Indian cricket team. Ganguly was then the subject of criticism from the media following his unsatisfactory stint with the county team Durham as well as for removing his shirt during the final match of the 2002 NatWest Series. He played India to in the World Cup final in 2003. World Cup final, where they were defeated by Australia. Because of a decline in his individual performances, the player was relegated from the team the year following. He was able to return in team National team in 2006 and put on a successful batting display.
At the time he was involved in an argument with Indian head coach Greg Chappell over several misunderstandings. Ganguly was subsequently removed from the team, but it was decided to include him during the 2007 Cricket World Cup. He is considered to be one of the most successful Indian captains of the modern era and also one of the most successful ODI batsmen ever. He is currently the eighth highest scorer for One Day Internationals (ODIs) and was the third batsman to reach the 10,000-run mark in the same year, following Sachin Tendulkar as well as Inzamam Ul Haq. In 2002, Wisden Cricketers' Almanac ranked him as the sixth best ODI batsman of all time, second only to Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones and Michael Bevan.
Ganguly was a member of his place in Kolkata Knight Riders team as captain of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament in the year 2008. The following year, following an international home test series against Australia He announced his decision to retire in international cricket. He continued to be a part of the Bengal team, and was later appointed as the chairperson of the Cricket Association of Bengal's Cricket Development Committee. Left-handed Ganguly was an extremely successful One Day International (ODI) batsman with more than 11,000 ODI runs to his name. He is among many of the best Indian Test captains in recent times having won 21 of 49 tests. Sourav Ganguly was the top-performing Indian test captain in the world with 11 victories. He is the captain of the Indian cricket team was as eighth by the ICC rankings prior to his appointment as the captain. During his direction, the rank of the team was raised to second. A ferocious captain, Ganguly is believed to have helped develop the careers of a number of youngsters who played under his guidance, and also transformed his Indian team into a tough fighting team.
Alongside Harshavardhan Neotia Sanjiv Goenka, as well as Utsav Parekh Ganguly is also owner of Atletico de Kolkata, a franchise of the Indian Super League, which was the winner of its inaugural season in 2014. He also served as the brand ambassador for I-League team Mohammedan Sporting.
Ganguly was given with the Padma Shri in 2004, one of India's most prestigious civilian honors. Ganguly was conferred by the Banga Bibhushan Award from the Government of West Bengal on 20 May 2013.
Ganguly is presently a member of Supreme Court of India appointed Justice Mudgal Committee probe panel for the IPL Spot fixing and betting scandal's investigations.
Sourav Ganguly was born the 8th of July 1972 in Calcutta and is the child of Chandidas and Nirupa Ganguly. Chandidas was the owner of a successful print business and was among the most wealthy men within the town. Ganguly was a luxuries child and was known as”Maharaja”, which translates to the King of Kings. The father of Ganguly Chandidas Ganguly died at the age of 73 on the 21st of February 2013, following a lengthy illness.
Since the sport that was the most loved by the inhabitants in Calcutta is football Ganguly began to be drawn by the sport. However, his studies stifled his passion for the sport. Nirupa was not a fan of Ganguly's choice to take up the game of cricket, or even any sport for profession. In the early years the time he was a teenager, his elder brother Snehasish was already a seasoned cricketer with his Bengal cricket club. He backed Ganguly's desire to become a professional cricketer. He requested their father to enroll Ganguly to join the cricket coaching program during the summer vacations of his. Ganguly was in the tenth standard at the moment.
Even though he is right-handed He was taught to bat left-handed in order that the brother could use his sporting equipment. When he started to show potential as a player, the academy he attended was an academy for cricket. A multi-gym indoor and a concrete wicket was constructed at their house which meant that Snehasish as well as Snehasish could play the game. They would watch various old cricket match video clips and especially those that David Gower played, whom Ganguly loved. After scoring 100 during a match with the Orissa Under-15 team and was named captain of St Xavier's school's cricket team. Many players complained about the way they perceived his arrogance. While playing with a junior team Ganguly refused to be the 12th man as his opinion was that the responsibilities that were required, including arranging drinks and equipment for the players, as well as delivering messages, were in violation of his social standing. Ganguly reportedly refused to perform the tasks because he thought it was not socially acceptable to support his teammates in this way. But his exemplary play gave him the opportunity to make his debut as a cricketer in the first class with Bengal the year 1989. It was which was the year his brother was dismissed from the team.