Cricket fraternity extend their wishes on Sourav Ganguly’s 48th Birthday

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Born on July 8, 1972, current BCCI chief and former India captain Sourav Ganguly turned 48 on Wednesday. Sourav Ganguly remains one of the world’s biggest cricket icons the game has ever known.

Geoffrey Boycott once called him ‘The Prince of Calcutta’. His parents call him ‘Maharaj’. While all the members of the Indian team call him ‘Dada’ except Sachin Tendulkar who calls him ‘Dadi’ which was revealed by the Master blaster in an interview.

Making Steve Waugh wait for the toss or the shirtless celebration in the Lord’s balcony. Sourav is often credited as someone who instilled the belief in the Indian team that they can win abroad.

On his 48th Birthday, Cricket fraternity extended their wishes to the champion cricketer on the social platform.

“Decades change, Dadagiri remains constant Roles change, the pursuit of excellence remains constant Happy Birthday, Dada” Delhi Capitals Tweeted.

“Happy birthday Dadi! Hope our off-field partnership keeps going strong like our on-field ones. Wish you a blessed year ahead” Sachin Tweeted as he fondly calls him Dadi.

“Many more happy returns of the day @SGanguly99. May you taste ever more success and receive more and more love. Have a great day and year ahead #HappyBirthdayDada” Laxman Tweeted.

“Leader of Men. God of off-side. Fighter. Happy Birthday, Dada” Aakash Chopra Tweeted.

“Third-fastest to 10,000 ODI runs Holds the record for the highest individual score in CWC for India  2003 ICC Men’s @cricketworldcup  runner-up  Captained India to 11 wins in 28 overseas Tests Happy birthday to one of India’s most successful captains, Sourav Ganguly, “ ICC wrote on their Twitter Handle.

“Wishing a very happy birthday to India’s champion leader Sourav Ganguly. Have a good one.@SGanguly99  

#HappyBirthdayDada” Anjum Chopra Tweeted.

After becoming the BCCI President, Ganguly emphasized on the day-night test match and convinced Indian captain Virat Kohli in only three seconds to come on board with the idea of conducting the first pink ball test match in India.

With IPL getting postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, BCCI under Sourav Ganguly will confirm that they are working on all options to conduct IPL this year under closed doors.