Jul 23, 2019 ganguly is arguably the greatest lefthand batsman produced by india. Sourav has won 21 tests as captain, of which more than 7 wins have come overseas. And the leader is the driver of this winning spirit, says ganguly. Here are 43 rare photos of one of indias finest captains and birthday boy sourav ganguly. Sachin tendulkar had stepped down from the captaincy in 1999. Sourav ganguly says virender sehwag spoke foolishly on coaching role, later denies as per a report in the pti, former india captain sourav ganguly said that virender sehwag spoke foolishly on the offer of a coaching role of team india when he said that a lack of setting cost him the job. When sourav ganguly received war phone call from pervez. India news i am personally hurt by shastris comments ganguly. Since his retirement from international cricket, former indian captain sourav ganguly has become even more busy these days. Amir sohail took the credit away form the team which has fought back only by its own merit, courage and valor.
Sourav ganguly, the man who transformed the face of indian cricket, turned 45 today. Ganguly, s c one day internationals, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list. Sourav ganguly gets death threat by post kolkata news. Sourav ganguly reportedly said that sehwags comments were foolish in nature. Chandidas ran a flourishing print business and was one of the richest men in the city. It was the quality of player that i had under my captaincy. People like sachin tendulkar, rahul dravid, vvs laxman, virender sehwag. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover souravs connections and jobs at similar companies. Sourav was the one who took the indian side to the world cup finals in 2003, and he was the captain of the side when india halted. In an exclusive chat with cnnnews18, former indian captain sourav ganguly talks about his shirt waving moment. Bcci president sourav ganguly on friday said that the board came to the decision of postponing this years ipl as safety is their first priority in the wake of the covid19 pandemic. Sourav ganguly signs autographs for fans in one of the england tours. This question has become more ever since that phone call shot appeared in the movie dhoni the untold story.
The task was cut out, to shape up the team combining the seniors and juniors. Former india cricket captain sourav ganguly said on monday he had received an anonymous death threat. Ganguly is arguably the greatest lefthand batsman produced by india. Ganguly was referring to a comment of sehwag where he said that a lack of setting cost him the job. Sourav ganguly says virender sehwag spoke foolishly on. Virender sehwag, sourav ganguly laugh off no setting. Sourav ganguly responds to ravi shastris assessment of. The nagpur test will be sourav gangulys last for india. Jul 03, 2008 many many happy retuns of the day dadafrom all ur fans. Sourav ganguly holds the record of highest individual score by left handed batsman in both test and odi forindia. Jun 29, 2016 former india captain sourav ganguly reacts to ravi shastris comments that alleged ganguly of being intentionally. View sourav gangulys profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Highest individual score by indian batsman in world cup.
Though ganguly became leader of indian cricket team in 2000, as an ardent supporter. India team coach selection to be on july 10, says sourav ganguly. Sourav ganguly likely in ftp working group, questions on. He will lead his side out at lords on thursday as perhaps indias most successful captain in recent memory. Ganguly, who is also cricket association of bengal president, confirmed the.
Oh its a lot different in every aspect of it while playing the. Today, sourav ganguly is the most successful indian captain leaving mohammed azharuddins previous record of 14 test wins behind. Xtratime caught up with the man for an exclusive interview. Sourav ganguly received a death threat letter at his home forbidding him to attend a district felicitation function later this month. Most centuries by an indian batsman in a single world cup. Ganguly had a luxurious childhood and was nicknamed the maharaja, meaning the great king. How is the relation between ms dhoni and sourav ganguly. Wasim akram sourav is a great captain and we should be proud of such a leader. In an interview with india today, former indian captain sourav ganguly talked about a number of issues including what would be his focus. Sourav ganguly said on saturday that the interview to select the new india coach will be held on july 10 in mumbai.
Former indian cricket captain sourav ganguly has released a memoir which chronicles his achievements, disappointments. Sourav ganguly is a former indian cricket team captain, and the second highest rungetter from india in the odis. The former indian captain, who led india to many memorable wins also had his share of controversies. After joining the national team and making a successful test debut in 1996, what. From being an administrator, a host anchor and a family man dada has played his role to perfection. There was no point for this controversy at this hour when. Ganguly provided a taste of what t20 might be like with his towering hits that almost cleared the outskirts of the town, let alone tauntons tiny ground. Ganguly was also awarded with padma shri in 2004 for his magnanimous contribution to the world of cricket.
On the other hand, ganguly avoided commenting on ravi shastris best team remark while wishing him good luck for his first stint as coach. Indias cricket team captain sourav ganguly l adjusts a crown on the head of indian tennis player sania mirza to congratulate her for her 12 february victory in the wta hyderabad open, 19 february 2005 in siliguri, in indias eastern state of west bengal, on the sidelines of a fundraising event. Ravi shastri plays down sourav ganguly tussle, reveals why he. Sourav ganguly takes a special pleasure in disguise and subterfuge.
Sourav ganguly responds to ravi shastris assessment of indian team sourav ganguly has responded to ravi shastris statement saying that the current team has already done a lot of things which a lot of big names could not do in their career. In my 46 years, i never experienced anything like this. Ravi shastri plays down sourav ganguly tussle, reveals why he applied to coach india. The former india captain announced his retirement before the series and in an exclusive interview with cnnibns sanjeeb mukherjea in nagpur, ganguly reflected on his decision to quit and much more. Ravi shastri plays down sourav ganguly tussle, reveals why. Sourav chandidas ganguly affectionately known as dada is an indian cricket administrator.
Aug 28, 2007 sourav ganguly, puma bat in hand, is ensconced in a large sofa in the coffee shop of the marriott royal hotel, a gothic structure in bristols college green area. Why sourav ganguly, prince of kolkata, is a story waiting. Pdf sourav ganguly final uploadversion abhinav dwivedi. Ganguly, who is also cricket association of bengal president, confirmed the news after. Former india captain sourav ganguly received an anonymous death threat letter at his home forbidding him to attend a district felicitation function later this month. At the beginning of his recentlyreleased book a century is not enough, cowritten with gautam bhattacharya, his close friend. He is indias most successful cricket captain ever and the architect of the new look team india. The first time rana uppalapati strapped on the skates was as an eightyearold at a summer camp in visakhapatnam. Watch souravs funnest and most honest rapid fire interview yet.
Jul 08, 2017 sourav ganguly was part of the indian team that toured australia in 199192. Jul 08, 2012 sourav chandidas ganguly made his entry into this world on 11. Sourav ganguly sourav ganguly has expressed surprise over south africas team selection in the recently concluded odi series against india and the t20i series which begins at johannesburg. Bcci president sourav ganguly has said the ipl is on, adding that the board is taking all necessary precautions for the smooth conduct of the tournament set to begin on march 29. Former indian skipper sourav ganguly has hailed virat kohli as a remarkable player, saying that he enjoys watching the current indian skipper on tv. When sourav ganguly was asked if he wants to become bengal. Sourav ganguly, the captain who didnt mince his words sportstar. On the offside first there is then sourav ganguly rahul he is a briliant player and definitely a force to reckon with. The southpaws batting once made his fellow test debutant at lords, rahul. The now 41yearold in his prime had slammed several such performanc. Though ganguly became leader of indian cricket team in 2000, as an ardent. As per the official figures released by the indian ministry of health, 30 people have been infected by the virus so far. Sourav ganguly is the seventh indian cricketer to have played 100 test matches dada is the fourth indian to have played in more than 300 one day internationals more.
Why sourav ganguly, prince of kolkata, is a story waiting to be told with dada, you do not need to hesitate for he will ensure you are at ease. Sourav ganguly was born on 8 july 1972 in calcutta, and is the youngest son of chandidas and nirupa ganguly. Bcci invites applications for msk prasad and gagan khodas replacements 18 jan, 2020, 01. July 08, 1973 in calcutta, the city of joy, now kolkata. Sourav ganguly latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times. Ganguly, s c test cricket, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards. India finally eases curbs on drug trumps getting hyper about. Former india captain sourav ganguly received an anonymous death threat letter at his home forbidding him to attend a district felicitation function.
He was known as the god of off side due to his exemplary skill of playing. Former indian captain sourav ganguly, who will take up the role of the. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. The cricket advisory committee cac, given the responsibility to select the new. Twitter former indian captain sourav ganguly reckons that the form of the current indian skipper virat kohli will be the key to indias success in south africa. Sourav ganguly exclusive interview a century is not enough. Sourav ganguly blogs, comments and archive news on.
Join facebook to connect with sourav mondal and others you may know. Sourav gangulys memoir is not as explosive as his captaincy but has enough to satisfy fans. As things stand, ipl 2020 will kickoff on april 15, but the new schedule of matches remains unknown. India team coach selection to be on july 10, says sourav.
Chandidas ran a flourishing print business and was. Being a captain is like being an investment banker the former indian captain speaks to the field as his new book a century is not enough hits. Sourav ganguly is the only batsman to score a century on debut and to be dismissed first ball in his final test innings. Former indian skipper sourav ganguly launched rajdeep sardesais book democracys xi along with sports journalist boria majumdar in kolkata on november 16 and while there were many unheard cricketing stories that came up during the event, one of the popular ones was when ganguly was asked if he would like to become bengal chief minister. An exclusive interview of sourav ganguly with xtratime. An interview with sourav ganguly urhalpool a contemporary. Sourav ganguly senior associate projects cognizant. When sourav ganguly was asked if he wants to become bengal cm. Dona later shifted her to the prestigious loreto school dona had also studied from this school. Virender sehwag, sourav ganguly laugh off no setting controversy virender sehwag and sourav ganguly came facetoface after they were embroiled in a controversy following the formers. Sourav ganguly, puma bat in hand, is ensconced in a large sofa in the coffee shop of the marriott royal hotel, a gothic structure in bristols college green area. Sourav ganguly was linked to actress nagma in the year 2001.
That was his only odi before he made a comeback on india. Vvs laxman and sourav ganguly picked the former legspinner over former team india. Sourav ganguly official sourav ganguly foundation cricket school these are difficult times. Sourav ganguly india 183 158 balls, 17 fours, 7 sixes v sri lanka, taunton, 1999. As per a report in the pti, former india captain sourav ganguly has said that virender sehwag spoke foolishly on the offer of a coaching role for team india. Sourav gangulys life and controversies story of why dada hates chappell vikrant gupta duration.
Sourav ganguly s cricketing career was a melange of dramatic moments and through it he always stayed relevant. In a 2007 interview with the guardian, ganguly felt that he was perceived as. Sourav ganguly likely in ftp working group, questions on ceo. The only constant thing about sourav ganguly s career is that it has always been in transition and almost as unpredictable as the game of cricket itself is known to be.
Arguably, his popularity has only increased since his retirement. Sourav ganguly s life and controversies story of why dada hates chappell vikrant gupta duration. Statistically speaking, he was the greatest batsman consistencywise in odis during that period. However that phone call was not meant for sourav, and better i dont guess the names of those who three were. His best years in international cricket were 1996200001. He was born into a sports loving family and was the second of two sons born to chandidas and nirupa ganguly. Sourav ganguly is the author of a century is not enough 3. Jan 10, 2017 former india cricket captain sourav ganguly said on monday he had received an anonymous death threat. In this interview, ganguly talks on various issues, including aspects. When sourav ganguly received war phone call from pervez musharraf post kebab party. The nagpur test will be sourav ganguly s last for india. Choosing five of the best innings of sourav ganguly is definitely a tough task.
It was during this tour that he made in debut in onedayers. We got together with dada and asked him some intriguing questions. Why sourav ganguly, prince of kolkata, is a story waiting to. Fan club for the legend who changed the face of indian cricket by his passion for india, determination and grit. However endearing his halfbaked attempts to merge with the hoi polloi. Ganguly, s c one day internationals, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards.969 1084 616 1145 255 310 968 1037 167 972 730 899 35 346 745 171 540 117 748 856 687 423 1452 1277 1263 1056 1053 589 496 1002 678 863 59