Sourav Ganguly: The Prince in his younger years

Jul 08, 2018, 10:00 IST
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    Not a keen eye for fashion, but 'Dada' here pulls off quite a look

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    Sourav Ganguly smiles during a training session

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    A rare sight of Dada listening to some music

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    Ganguly playing one of his favourite shots on the off-side

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    With Sachin Tendulkar again back in the day

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    Sourav Ganguly is regarded as one of the finest left-handed batsman in cricket

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    Sourav Ganguly spotted with a rare look - short hair

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    Sourav Ganguly with Sachin Tendulkar. Together they were one of cricket's finest opening pairs.

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    Sourav Ganguly has also been quite an impact bowler during his time with the ball

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    Here, Sourav Ganguly is seen appealing for a wicket

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    Sourav Ganguly with Harbhajan Singh, one of his proteges

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    The Prince is all smiles here, something we see quite often

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    Sourav Ganguly with Sunil Joshi (L) during a match against South Africa

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    A surprised looking Sourav Ganguly after he is bowled

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    Sourav Ganguly seen here celebrating a wicket

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    Quite an impressive bowler was Ganguly, when it came to claiming a few wickets at vital intervals

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    And when it comes to celebrating wickets, Sourav Ganguly put on quite an act!

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    Sourav Ganguly looks intently during a training session

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    Sourav Ganguly with ex-President of India K. R. Narayanan

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    Sourav Ganguly is regarded as one of India's finest captains

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    Sourav Ganguly seen here with a much younger Shahid Afridi

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    Sourav Ganguly with his captain at the time - Mohammad Azharuddin

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    Sourav Ganguly with Indian pacer Javagal Sreenath during a match

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    An ecstatic Sourav Ganguly always brought in his teammates to celebrate along with him once a wicket fell

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    Sourav Ganguly during a fitness session - an area he always needed work on

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    Sourav Ganguly looking on after hitting a shot

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    Sourav Ganguly has many nicknames - Dada, Prince of Kolkata, God of the Off Side

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    Sourav Ganguly receiving a man-of-the-match award from Sir Gary Sobers (R)

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    We can only imagine the ball going out of the park by the look of this shot

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    Sourav Ganguly during an interview. Ganguly is known for his cheeky quotes as well as bold statements

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    Sourav Ganguly or the 'Prince of Kolkata', as he is fondly known can easily be called one of India's finest captains and batting genius

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    Sourav Ganguly has scored 7,212 Test runs

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    Sourav Ganguly acknowledges the dressing room after hitting a century

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    Ganguly's Test batting average is 42.17

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    And now let's take a look at a few selection of shots from the left-handed batting maestro...

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    Rahul Dravid once mentioned 'On the off-side there's God and then Ganguly'

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    His top score is Test cricket is 239

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    Sourav Ganguly has scored 16 Test centuries

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    Sourav Ganguly has 35 Test fifties to his name

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    Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehahish introduced him to the world of cricket

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    Sourav Ganguly is currently ranked at 8th in highest run scorers in ODIs

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    Sourav Ganguly was the third cricketer in history to cross 10,000 runs in ODIs

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    Sourav Ganguly with Shailendra Singh

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As we celebrate the left-handed batsman and former India captain's birthday today, we track back to look at some rare images of Sourav Ganguly during his budding days of a great cricket career

 

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