Sourav Chandidas Ganguly, a name which needs no special introduction. The Dada of the Indian cricket teams and the former captain turns 45 today. We wish him a very ‘Happy Birthday’ and pray for his success in his life. The man who led India in 49 Tests and 147 ODIs has a vast history behind. Known as one of the successful captains, Sourav Ganguly had scored 18,575 international runs during his career. Under his captaincy, India has won an ICC tournament and were the runner-up of 2003 World Cup.
He was an aggressive captain who took his decision very bluntly. He is one of those who discovered the young talents in the early 2000s and founded a modern era Indian cricket team. Players like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra etc. turned into world class cricketers under his captaincy.
Ganguly retired in 2008 and after retirement, he has turned into a multitasking personality by donning many hats. He is currently the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal and a cricket commentator. He had also hosted a TV show for a Bengali TV channel.
And today, on the occasion of his 45th birthday, we from InUth, bring you a quiz based on some records set by Sourav Ganguly. We are asking few fact-based questions and let’s see, how many of them you get right.
All the best!
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