Sourav Ganguly

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Sourav Ganguly Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Batsman
Date of Birth July 8, 1972
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Birth Place West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly is a retired Indian cricketer who has played in the Indian national team as a batsman and occasional wicket-keeper. He batted left-handed and bowled right-arm medium.

  • Sourav Ganguly’s height is around 5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm.
  • Ganguly is fondly called Dada, Prince of Calcutta, Maharaj, and God of the Off Side.
  • Born in Behala, Calcutta, Sourav became the 39th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in October 2019.
  • Sourav was introduced to cricket by his older brother Snehasish Ganguly who is a former first-class cricketer.
  • He was originally a right-handed batsman but learned to play left-handed so that he could use his brother’s sporting equipment.
  • He played his first international cricket match on January 11, 1992, in an ODI match against West Indies.
  • His dad Chandidas ran a print business and was one of the richest men in Kolkata city.
  • He had a mild cardiac arrest in January 2021.
  • Ganguly’s Test batting average never gone below 40.
  • In ODIs, he is the only cricketer to win 4 consecutive man-of-the-match awards.
  • He has played with players like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and MS Dhoni.

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