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Sourav Ganguly, former captain of the Indian cricket team and former president of BCCI, today i.e. 8th July…
Former Indian cricket team captain and former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is celebrating his 51st birthday today i.e. on July 8, 2023. Sourav is one of the most successful captains of Team India, who has contributed a lot while playing for his country. In fact, Souran has made some interesting records while playing international cricket for India. At the same time, batsmen like Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, who are called God of cricket, have not been able to touch these records (Sourav Ganguly Records).
Let us tell you that today is a very special day for Sourav Ganguly. Because he has completed his 51 years today. At the same time, Dada, who ruled the hearts of millions of people, has not been able to distance himself from cricket even today. Actually, after the captaincy of Team India, he was associated in the Indian Premier League. At the same time, after that he took charge as the BCCI President. At the same time, after stepping down from the BCCI post, he has once again put his weight in the IPL and has become the Director of Cricket of the franchise Delhi Capitals. Dada has a deep connection with cricket, due to which he is not distancing himself from cricket.
Sachin-Virat also could not break Dada’s records
Significantly, the name of the former BCCI president has many records in international cricket. In addition, Dada is only behind Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli in terms of scoring the most runs in ODI cricket and third for India after them. But there are some such records of Dada, which even Virat and Sachin have not been able to break. Let us see what are the records of Sourav.
Interesting records of Sourav Ganguly
- Sourav Ganguly has won the Player of the Match award for four consecutive times in a series in ODI cricket, which no other cricketer has been able to do.
- In the year 1999, Sourav played the biggest innings of 183 runs in the history of ODI World Cup, which no other batsman has been able to do.
- Sourav has taken 1000 thousand runs, 100 wickets and 100 catches in ODI cricket. At the same time, he is included in the list of five players who have done so.
- At the same time, Souran had registered a unique record in his name by playing the biggest innings of 117 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy.
- Apart from this, Ganguly is the only batsman to score 3 centuries in the ICC Champions Trophy.
- He has scored 16 centuries in Test cricket for India and India has won all the matches.
- Sourav is also the batsman with the highest average of 85.66 in ICC knockout matches.