Both Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly have been good friends and both have played under each other’s captaincy.
Today is the birthday of former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly. He is 49 years old. Sourav Ganguly was the captain of Team India from 2000 to 2005. During this, Team India won many tournaments. Talking about the Test match, the team won 21 out of 49 matches. Both Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly have been good friends and both have played under each other’s captaincy. However, once Rahul Dravid had questioned the fitness of Sourav Ganguly.
Ganguly also bowled
Along with batting, Sourav Ganguly has also bowled on many occasions. Ganguly took 32 wickets in Test cricket. At the same time, he has 100 wickets in ODIs. However, Rahul Dravid felt that Sourav Ganguly bowled slow. Once while commenting, Rahul Dravid had also said about this. Actually, in the year 2014, Team India went on a tour of England. Rahul Dravid and Ganguly were also on the commentary panel during the first Test here in Nottingham.
Ganguly gave the answer to Dravid
Sourav Ganguly is also known as ‘Bengal Tiger’. Also they are spot answers. During the commentary in that match, Rahul Dravid jokingly teased Sourav Ganguly that if ‘Dada’ was a little more quick and fit, he could have won matches for India on many occasions with the bat as well as the ball. Sourav Ganguly replied that if he was the Prime Minister of India, he could have done many more things.
Dravid’s captaincy sports Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly has played under the captaincy of his friend Rahul Dravid. Ganguly went on a tour of England in the year 2007 under the captaincy of Dravid. Ganguly dismissed England opener Alastair Cook in both the Test matches played at Lord’s and Nottingham. In the Test match played in Nottingham, Team India won by seven wickets. Talking about batting, Ganguly played an innings of 79 and 2 not out in these matches.