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.