The cricket fraternity showered wishes on former India captain Sourav Ganguly on his birthday. Former players including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Suresh Raina, Wasim Jaffer, Pragyan Ojha, Mohammad Kaif, and several others wished Ganguly by posting messages on social media. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) along with many Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises also wished Ganguly. His birthday comes a day after another former Indian captain, MS Dhoni, celebrated his birthday.
Sehwag wished Dada in his own unique style as he wrote, “Few could match Dada ka Junoon, Dada ka Iraada. May you be in good health and spirits always Dada. #HappyBirthdayDada.”
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 8, 2021
আমার প্রিয় দাদি। শুভ জন্মদিন। আপনার সামনে একটি স্বাস্থ্যকর এবং সুখী বছর কামনা করি|
My beloved Dadi. Happy birthday. Wishing you a healthy and happy year ahead. pic.twitter.com/wX9WlPZpPU
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 8, 2021
BCCI also posted on Twitter to wish the current president of the board. It said, “Here’s wishing former #TeamIndia captain & current BCCI President @SGanguly99. a very happy birthday.” BCCI tweeted
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 8, 2021
Former India batsman Laxman also wrote a message for Ganguly: “Many more happy returns of the day @SGanguly99. May you be gifted with life’s biggest joys and never-ending bliss. Wishing you a great year ahead. #HappyBirthdayDada.”
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) July 8, 2021
Ganguly is the current BCCI president. During his playing career, he represented India in 113 Tests and 311 ODIs.
He captained the Indian team and achieved immense success. Under Ganguly’s captaincy, India shared the ICC Champions Trophy in 2002 with Sri Lanka and reached the 2003 Cricket World Cup final in South Africa.
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