He is also the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal. Debut and early career Following a prolific Ranji season in 1990-91, Ganguly made his One Day International debut for India against West Indies in 1992, and scored three runs. The highlight of his career was when he was elected Champion of Champions in the World Championship of Cricket in Australia in 1985. They used to watch a number of old cricket match videos, especially the games played by David Gower, whom Ganguly admired. In September 2005, became the coach of India for the tour of Zimbabwe.
Sourav married his childhood sweetheart Dona Ganguly in 1997 after immense family resistance from both sides. His Father Chandidas Ganguly and Mother Nirupa Ganguly. He for his contribution to Indian cricket. Here is a man who can reinvent himself after two decades at the age of thirty five; surely he deserves all praise and accolades. In the Test series against Australia at home in 2008, he retired from international cricket after scoring 324 runs from 4 Tests at an average of 54. It presented participants from the 19 districts of West Bengal, who had to answer questions posed by Ganguly. Personally, also, it was a great time for him as his wife gave birth to their daughter which they named Sana.
He is one of the most successful Indian Test captains to date, winning 21 out of 49 test matches. In one match Ganguly, after reaching his fifty, raised his bat to the home balcony, only to find it deserted. His attitude would lead him to be removed from the team. England had won the First Test of the three-match series; however, Ganguly scored a century, becoming only the third cricketer to achieve such a feat on debut at Lord's, after Harry Graham and John Hampshire. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99. In the subsequent match he scored 136 and made a 255 run partnership with Sachin Tendulkar. The next two seasons in Ranji Trophy were even more impressive and promised for Sourav Ganguly.
To work his way back up the ladder, Ganguly spent the next few seasons back in domestic series. It was the knock that put Ganguly on the world map. The then captain Sachin Tendulkar had resigned from the captaincy and Sourav Ganguly was handed over the leadership. Ganguly commented that David Gower was the first cricketer to attract him to the game. He was doing well consistently and decided to bid adieu to international cricket while being in a rich vein of form. About AglaTax AglaTax is an free finance platform for educating Professional, Investors, Taxpayers and Students.
Also the brand value of Mr. His approach was bound to precipitate what could possibly be termed a cultural conflict in the world of modern sport. After he showed some promise as a batsman, he was enrolled in a cricket academy. He established himself as one of the most successful captain of Indian cricket team. He did not inspire at Glamorgan or Northamptonshire either. He scored 1106 Test runs at an average of 61. He led India into the 2003 World Cup final, where they were defeated by Australia.
Career Turning Point In the 1996 tour of England which was his debut test , when he scored two consecutive centuries in the two innings. He made his assets from cricket, advertisements, and investments. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-handed medium-pace bowler. But mutiny was afoot among the lower orders. He shared a 255 run stand with Sachin Tendulkar, which became at that time the highest partnership for India against any country for any wicket outside India.
The couple got married in February 1997. Caption : Iconic celebration of Sourav Ganguly Source : Sourav Ganguly : Records and Awards In his decade long career, Ganguly scored more than 18,000 runs in international cricket and hit 38 international centuries. He toiled away in domestic cricket, scoring heavily in the 1993—94 and 1994—95 seasons Following an innings of 171 in the 1995—96 Duleep Trophy,he was recalled to the national side for the tour of England in 1996 amidst intense media scrutiny. Ganguly captained India to victory in 98 international matches. Comeback and the retirement Ganguly was exposed due to his poor technique against the short ball and the bowlers bombarded him with bouncers as soon as he took the crease. However, early in his career he was not comfortable with the hook and pull, often giving his wicket away with mistiming such shots. He led India to overseas and home victories.
Chandidas and Nirupa Ganguly got their second child after Snehashish Ganguly. That's what I'm proud of, because I think we made a huge difference. To celebrate a jaw-dropping performance by his teammates that led to a match win, Ganguly removed his shirt and flung it about over his head. Ganguly, in response to Andrew Flintoff, the then captain of England, took off his shirt and waved it towards Flintoff and English fans. Then arrived the series that proved to be the game-changer for Ganguly as well as Indian cricket.
He grew up playing the sport with his brother and learned the tricks of the trade. I could see her, may be way too much. Happily Ever After Indeed Sourav and Dona have been in a firm relationship ever since. However, his playmanship gave him a chance to make his first-class cricket debut for Bengal in 1989, the same year that his brother was dropped from the team. He represented Kolkata in different domestic competitions and gradually made his name.
Author , in his book, The magic of Indian cricket: cricket and society in India. He, along with Sachin Tendulkar made some of the critical and historical partnerships while opening the innings. As far as they were concerned Australia were not to be aspired to. He tied the know with his childhood sweetheart in 1997 and the couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter. Ganguly formed successful and feared partnership with Sachin Tendulkar. He scored two centuries, including one in the final; however, New Zealand still won by four wickets.