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About Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly, also known by the nickname "Dada", is a retired Indian cricketer known for being a former captain of the Indian national cricket team as well as for his impressive career with a number of teams, most notably the Bengal cricket team. Among his biggest achievements include leading India to the finals of the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup and transforming the Indian team into one of the most successful teams in the world. By the time he retired from cricket, he had become one of India's most successful captains of all time.
He was born to Nirupa and Chandidas Ganguly. He is the younger brother of Snehasish Ganguly, who was also a renowned cricketer. In 1997, he got married to his longtime girlfriend Dona Roy.
His father was one of the richest men in the Indian city of Calcutta.
As a child, he was often called the "Maharaja", which means the “Great King”.
In 2004, the Government of India honored him with one of the nation’s highest civilian awards, the Padma Shri.
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Sourav Ganguly's Popularity
Sourav Ganguly is a famous Indian cricketer, who was born on July 8, 1972. As a person born on this date, Sourav Ganguly is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 8) and the 75th most popular for the year (1972).
People born on July 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Sourav Ganguly is the 475th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Sourav Ganguly's birthday, Sourav Ganguly is the 155th most famous Indian.
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