Sourav Ganguly, previous India captain and latest Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, turned 48 on Wednesday and the cricket fraternity flooded social media with coronary heart-warming wishes for the previous left-handed batsman. Cricket Australia took to Twitter to shell out a special tribute to Sourav Ganguly by sharing a video clip of a person his legendary knocks that arrived in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan. The online video was from a A person-Working day International from a triangular sequence featuring India, Pakistan and Australia. The match was played in Adelaide in 2000 the place the former India skipper smashed 141 runs versus a formidable Pakistan bowling attack.
“Delighted birthday! to @SGanguly99, who experienced a working day out in Adelaide in 2000, scoring 141 towards an assault showcasing Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Saqlain Mushtaq,” Cricket Australia captioned the online video on Twitter.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) July 8, 2020
In that match, Sachin Tendulkar was captaining the side and Ganguly, who arrived to open up the innings, ended up as the main run-scorer with a knock of 141 that included 12 boundaries and a six.
Ganguly’s hundred in the match helped India set Pakistan a complicated concentrate on of 268.
In reply, Pakistan were bowled out for 219, falling 48 runs quick of the goal.
Ganguly ended the tri-country series as the top run-getter for India, scoring 356 runs at an extraordinary ordinary of over 50.
Ganguly, through his 16-yr-extended worldwide vocation, went onto to signify the region in about 100 Checks.
The southpaw also highlighted in 311 ODIs, scoring over 11,000 runs in the 50-over format.
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