Five times India loved Sourav Ganguly
“People will support you, people will criticize you. When you cross that rope everything is about you.” – Sourav Ganguly
Known as the God of offside, Sourav Ganguly will always be one of those impactful players of the Indian cricket team. Driven by passion and kickass leadership skills, he is one player you cannot love enough!
Opening player with the master blaster
Known as the ideal opening batsmen, the duo had brilliant partnership skills. Together they made 6690 runs on remarkable average of 49.32! Unbelievable, right?
Fearless and a go-getter attitude, this player had it in him to change the face of the Indian Cricket team. His captaincy skills are known to be the most chronicled one in recent times!
With a vision to make India and the Indian cricket team to perform better, he taught the players to look into the eyes of the opponent player, understand the game play and give it back to them. All this wouldn’t have been established if it wasn’t during the Ganguly era!
Golden era of cricket
Players like Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan were brought in the team by Sourav Ganguly and turned the next few years into golden years of Indian Cricket.
From an ace player to an ace commentator
Call it the timing or just great comeback skills, Sourav Ganguly is not only one of the greatest cricket players, but also is a great commentator! Need proof? Here you go -
Happy birthday, Sourav Ganguly!
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