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Sourav Chandidas Ganguly was born into the world in eighth July 1972 in Calcutta. Sourav Gangopadhyay tenderly known as Dada; which means is "senior sibling" in Bengali, He is an Indian cricket executive, analyst and previous public cricket crew chief who is the 39th and current president and CEO of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He is prevalently respected as Maharaja of Indian Cricket. During his playing profession, Ganguly settled himself as one of the world's driving batsmen and furthermore quite possibly the best chiefs of the Indian public cricket crew. While batting, he was particularly productive through the off side, acquiring himself the moniker God of the Off Side for his rich stroke play square of the wicket and through the covers. As a cricketer he played as a left-gave opening batsman and was skipper of the Indian public group. He was chosen as a leader of the BCCI in 2019. also, President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.[9] Before being chosen as the President of BCCI, he was the President of Cricket Association of Bengal, overseeing body for cricket in West Bengal, India.

Sourav Ganguly is the most youthful child of Chandidas and Nirupa Ganguly. Chandidas maintained a prospering print business and was probably the most extravagant man in the city. Ganguly had a lavish youth and was nicknamed the 'Maharaja', which means the 'Incomparable King'. Ganguly's dad Chandidas Ganguly kicked the bucket at 73 years old on 21 February 2013 after a long sickness. Since the most loved game for individuals of Calcutta was football, Ganguly was at first drawn to the game. Notwithstanding, scholastics came in the middle of his adoration for sports and Nirupa was not exceptionally strong of Ganguly taking up cricket or some other game as a profession. On 2 January 2021, Ganguly whined of chest torment while practicing and was subsequently determined to have three obstructed coronary veins which had prompted a gentle heart failure. He went through essential angioplasty for one of the blockages around the same time.

Following a productive Ranji season in 1990–91,[32] Ganguly scored three runs in his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against the West Indies in 1992.[19][33] He was dropped quickly since he was seen to be "egotistical" and his mentality towards the game was straightforwardly addressed. It was supposed that Ganguly would not convey drinks for his partners, remarking that it was not his responsibility to take care of along these lines, later denied by him. Thus, he was taken out from the group. Weeks after his fruitful visit through England, Ganguly absconded with youth darling Dona Roy. The lady and husband to be's family were nemeses by then and this news created a commotion between them. Nonetheless, the two families accommodated and a proper wedding was held in February 1997.[23][43] Same year, Ganguly scored his lady ODI century by hitting 113, went against to Sri Lanka's group complete of 238. Soon thereafter, he won four back to back man of the match grants, in the Sahara Cup with Pakistan; the second of these was won after he took five wickets for 16 runs off 10 overs, his best bowling in an ODI. After a desolate spat Test cricket his structure returned toward the year's end with three centuries in four Tests, all against Sri Lanka, and two of these elaborate stands with Sachin Tendulkar of over 250.[19]

During the third last of the Independence Cup at Dhaka in January 1998, India effectively pursued down 315 off 48 overs, and Ganguly won the Man of the Match award.[44] In March 1998 he was important for the Indian group that crushed Australia; in Kolkata, he took three wickets having opened the bowling with his medium speed.