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Happy B'day DaDa \m/

Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly !!!

Ganguly fondly called as "DADA", is one of India's most successful captains might be the best captain I've seen in my era . The best thing about DADA is that he back his players under any circumstances which in effect had a great bond within his team and under his tenure as captain every member of the team enjoyed each others success which helped India rule the cricketing world \m/ 

  • "Sourav is really the best captain India has ever had."–Sunil Gavaskar
  • "Sourav's greatest strength is his mind. He is hardworking – not only in the nets but also mentally. He bounces back." – Sachin Tendulkar
  • "On the offside, first there is God, then Sourav Ganguly." –Rahul Dravid

Some of Ganguly's Achievements:

  • He is the 5th highest run scorer in One Day International matches (ODIs) 
  • He was the 3rd person in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark, after Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam Ul Haq.
  •  In the 1999 World Cup, he had partnership of 318 runs with Rahul Dravid, which remains the highest overall partnership score in the World Cup tournament history.
  • He is the most successful Indian test captain in overseas with 11 wins
  •  In 2004, he was awarded the "Padma Shri" award, one of India's highest civilian awards.