|Sourav Ganguly Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||July 8, 1972|
|Birth Place||West Bengal, India|
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.