New Delhi, July 8
Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar led the desires for former India captain and present President of the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly who turned 48 on Wednesday.
Touted to be among the best captains the nation has ever produced, Ganguly is extensively credited for making India an aggressive aspect and instilling perception within the group that they may win abroad situations as effectively.
Tendulkar was among the many first ones to increase birthday needs to his former opening companion. “Happy birthday Dadi! Hope our off-field partnership keeps going strong like our on-field ones. Wish you a blessed year ahead,” Tendulkar stated on Twitter.
“Many more happy returns of the day Sourav Ganguly. May you taste ever more success and receive more and more love. Have a great day and year ahead #HappyBirthdayDada,” stated VVS Laxman.
Mohammad Kaif wrote: “From a fine batsman to an outstanding captain & now leading Indian cricket on the wholeÂ—here’s wishing my favourite captain & mentor Sourav Ganguly a very happy birthday. But FAULADI SEENA dikha ke aise kaun chadhta hai, Dada #HappyBirthdayDada.” “Wishing a very happy birthday to the most dynamic and visionary captain of his time. It’s a matter of immense pleasure to work with the man who took Indian cricket to new heights. Subho Janmodin Sourav Ganguly,” tweeted BCCI Secretary Jay Shah.
“Leader of Men. God of off-side. Fighter. Happy Birthday, Dada. #HappyBirthdayDada,” stated Aakash Chopra.
Ishant Sharma stated: “Shubho Jonmodin Dada Sourav Ganguly. A true inspiration for many! Lots of love and best wishes to you! Have a great #QuarantineBirthday!” “Happy birthday dada! From a great captain to a brilliant administrator, you have donned them magnificently. Hope you continue your good work for the betterment of Indian cricket… Godspeed. Sourav Ganguly #HappyBirthdayDada,” tweeted Pragyan Ojha.
Putting out varied essential achievements of Ganguly, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on their official Twitter deal with wrote: “Third-fastest to 10,000 ODI runs. Holds the record for the highest individual score in CWC for India. 2003 ICC World Cup runner-up. Captained India to 11 wins in 28 overseas Tests. Happy birthday to one of India’s most successful captains, Sourav Ganguly.” Ganguly performed 113 Tests and 311 ODIs wherein he scored 7,212 and 11,363 runs, respectively. — IANS