Top Cricket Batsman in the World
Affectionately known as Dada meaning elder brother is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Currently, he the Joint Secretary of Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.Born into an affluent Brahmin family, Ganguly was introduced into the world of cricket by his elder brother Snehasish. He is regarded as one of Indias most successful captains in modern times.He started his career by playing in state and school teams. Currently, he is the 5th highest run scorer in One Day Internationals ODIs and was the 3rd person in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark, after Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam Ul Haq. In 2002, the Wisden Cricketers Almanack ranked him the sixth greatest ODI batsman of all time, next to Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones and Michael Bevan.