‘Happy birthday to undisputed Dada of Indian cricket’: Cricket world sends best wishes to Ganguly

Popularly known as ‘Dada’, he had made his Test debut against England in the summer of 1996. He immediately made headlines as he went on to score a century in his maiden Test at Lord’s.

Written by July 8, 2020 13:40

New Delhi: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is renowned for his leadership style and not letting the opposition breathe easy in a match.

Termed as ‘God of off-side’ by Rahul Dravid, Ganguly has never been the one to take a backseat. Rather, he has always believed in taking the mantle and controlling the uncontrollables. For over a decade, Ganguly’s swashbuckling yet elegant batting enthralled the fans in the country and worldwide and it also gave the opposition a headache.

'Happy birthday to undisputed Dada of Indian cricket': Cricket world sends best wishes to Ganguly

Popularly known as ‘Dada’, he had made his Test debut against England in the summer of 1996. He immediately made headlines as he went on to score a century in his maiden Test at Lord’s.

The left-handed batsman also went on to score a century in his second Test. Thus, he became only the third batsman to score a century in each of his first two innings.

How Sportsworld wished Dada a very happy birthday: