Former Indian Cricket Captain, Sourav Ganguly turned 47, today. Famous by the name ‘Dada, Ganguly surprised his fans by joining Instagram on his birthday. He posted a picture of him cutting a cake, captioning it, ‘As I turn another year older today, I want to make this a year where I give back to my fans. So here’s to birthdays and new beginnings! 🙂’.
The Bengal Tiger has always been appreciated for his efforts in building the Indian Cricket team and nurturing the young and fresh talents. Harbhajan Singh, Sehwag, Yuvi and MS Dhoni have made their debut under his leadership.
Known for his iconic shirtless celebration in NatWest Final of 2002, Ganguly holds a special place in the history of Indian cricket. He proved to be a very tough and uncompromising leader, laying down the foundation for a strong Indian Cricket team.
Have a look at how the ‘God of the off side’ received wishes from across the world.
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 8, 2019
Happy Birthday Dadi! From playing with you in our Under-15 days to now commentating with you. It’s been quite a journey. Have a great year ahead! pic.twitter.com/Ijnder6RJN
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 8, 2019
Happy Birthday to a 56” Captain , Dada @SGanguly99 !
56 inch chest,
8th day of the 7th month, 8*7 = 56 and a World Cup average of 56. #HappyBirthdayDada , May God Bless You ! pic.twitter.com/Dcgj9jrEUE
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 8, 2019
Happy Birthday to a man who brought about a fantastic transition in Indian cricket, a brilliant leader who backed guys he believed in to the fullest . But aise kaun chadhta hai , Dada @SGanguly99 #HappyBirthdayDada pic.twitter.com/tuOwPejGm1
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 8, 2019
We wish you a great day, Dada!