It is no wonder that Sourav Ganguly is considered as the god father of the Indian cricket. He was the one who inducted the quality of ‘agression’ into play and lead the men in blue to great heights. In this piece of article, we will get you some of the unknown or lesser known facts about our very own Dada:

  • Sourav Ganguly Is a left handed batsmen but he is naturally a right hander. He learned the left hander style of batting from his brother, Snehasish from whom he learned how to play cricket.
  • Dona Ganguly, his wife was a childhood friend and got married to her against the wish of his parents.
  • London and Darjeeling are his favourite holiday spots. Calcutta is his favourite city especially he loves Dusshera.
  • He considers dancing for the Honda advertisement alongside Hrithik Roshan as the most embarrassing moment of his life.
  • Just like our current captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the first love of the captain courageous was Football. Even today, he says, he would love to watch football than cricket on TV.
  • Sourav Ganguly owns a three storey restaurant in Kolkata which was opened by Sachin Tendulkar in 2004. Its known as ‘Sourav’s- The Food Pavilion’ and it is located in Posh Park Street of Calcutta.
  • His first test cap and the first bat are the most valuable cricket possessions to him.
  • His most favourite food is Briyani and he is very fond of Alu Posto and Chingri Makar Malaikari
  • Many players consider the jersey number as a token of luck. Sourav Ganguly changes jersey numbers based on his mother’s insistence every time.
  • The first thing that sourav ganguly is known to do after entering a hotel room is where to place the goddess kali picture and his wife Dona’s picture alongside the bed.

  • SHARE

    Related Posts

    Putin allows athletes to compete at Winter Olympics as neutrals

    Moscow, Dec 12: President Vladimir Putin has backed the decision made by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to clear national athletes for participation in the...

    I trust a lot in my preparation, says teenaged Sundar

    Mohali, Dec 12: Despite failing the Yo-Yo test, a requisite to make it to the national squad, teenaged all-rounder Washington Sundar on Tuesday justified his...

    Sindhu, Srikanth aim to end 2017 on a high at Superseries Finals

    Dubai, Dec 12: Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will hope to end 2017 on a high when they compete in the season-ending World...
    India aim to bounce back in second ODI vs Sri Lanka

    India aim to bounce back in second ODI vs Sri Lanka

    Mohali, Dec 12: Still licking their wounds after the humiliation in Dharamsala, India will be aiming to roar back when they face a rejuvenated Sri...

    Paraguay Striker Barrios on River Plate Radar

    Buenos Aires, Dec 12: Argentine football giants River Plate are considering making a bid to sign Paraguay international forward Lucas Barrios from Brazil's Gremio, according...