Sourav Ganguly

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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