Sourav Ganguly turned 48th years old on Wednesday & Cricket Australia shared a special video to extend their wishes to former India Skipper.
Current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly celebrated his 48th birthday on Wednesday & the cricket fraternity flooded the social media with heartwarming wishes for the former left-handed batsman. Cricket Australia also took to their Official twitter handle to pay a tribute to Sourav Ganguly by sharing one of his iconic knocks that came when he played against Pakistan. The video was from a One Day International from a triangular series featuring India, Pakistan & Australia. The match was played in Adelaide in 2000 where the former Indian skipper smashed 141 runs against Pakistan super bowling attack.
Happy birthday! to @SGanguly99, who had a day out in Adelaide in 2000, scoring 141 against an attack featuring Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar, and Saqlain Mushtaq,” Cricket Australia captioned the video on Twitter.
In That match, Tendulkar was the captain of the Indian team & Ganguly came to open the innings ended up scoring 141 runs which included 12 boundaries & a six. Ganguly’s century helped India to set a challenging target of 268 runs for Pakistan. In reply, Pakistan was bowled out for 219 runs falling 48 runs short of the target.
Ganguly ended the tri-nation series as the leading run-getter for India scoring whopping 356 runs at an impressive average of over 50. Ganguly in his 16-year long International career represented country in over 100 tests.