Dada turns 48: Rare photos of Sourav Ganguly you must not miss!

Updated: 08 July, 2020 14:39 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Sourav Ganguly became the 39th President of the BCCI on October 23, 2019.

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    Not a keen eye for fashion, but 'Dada' here pulls off quite a look

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly smiles during a training session

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    In picture: A rare sight of 'Dada' Sourav Ganguly listening to some music

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    In picture:  Sourav Ganguly playing one of his favourite shots on the off-side

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  • Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar

    In picture: Sourav Ganguly 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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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly spotted with a rare look - short hair

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  • Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar

    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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    In picture: Here, Sourav Ganguly is seen appealing for a wicket during a Test match

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly with Harbhajan Singh, one of his proteges

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

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

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    In picture: A surprised looking Sourav Ganguly after he is bowled

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly seen here celebrating a wicket

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

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

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly looks intently at something during a training session

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    In picture: 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, Shahid Afridi

    In picture: Sourav Ganguly seen here with a much younger Shahid Afridi

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly with his captain at the time - Mohammad Azharuddin

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly with Indian pacer Javagal Srinath during a match

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

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

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly looking on after hitting one of his signature shots

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

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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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    In picture: 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 a total of 7,212 runs in Test cricket

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    Sourav Ganguly acknowledges the dressing room after hitting a century

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    Sourav Ganguly's batting average in Test cricket 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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    Sourav Ganguly's top score in Test cricket is 239

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    Sourav Ganguly has scored an impressive 16 Test centuries in total.

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    Sourav Ganguly has a total of 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 9th in highest run-scorers in ODIs with a total of 11,363 runs.

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

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    In picture: Sourav Ganguly with Shailendra Singh

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About The Gallery

Former Indian captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly celebrates his 48th birthday today. One of the pioneers in building the Indian team, Ganguly's journey in the game is quite an epic one. On this day, we trackback to look at some rare and candid images of Sourav Ganguly during his budding days of a great cricket career.

First Published: 08 July, 2019 09:00 IST