Sourav Ganguly scored an excellent hundred in his debut match towards England. © Instagram
Sourav Ganguly, former India skipper and the present president of the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday shared a throwback image of him coaching on the Lord’s Cricket Floor. Ganguly shared the image on his Instagram account and captioned the publish as “Recollections .. coaching at Lords day earlier than my take a look at debut in 1996”. The left-handed batsman made his Take a look at debut towards England in 1996 on the Lord’s Cricket Floor. In his opening Take a look at, Ganguly got here out to bat at quantity three and performed a knock of 131 runs from 301 balls, studded with 20 fours.
His innings helped India publish a complete of 429 runs and acquire a lead of 85 over the hosts England.
England managed to hold on within the second innings for a draw.
Through the years, Ganguly went on to turn out to be one of the profitable Indian skippers.
Underneath his management, India defeated Pakistan in Pakistan for the primary time in a Take a look at collection. He additionally guided India to the finals of the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Ganguly performed 113 Exams and 311 ODIs.
The swashbuckling left-handed batsman scored 18,575 runs throughout all codecs in his worldwide profession.
In October 2019, Ganguly turned the president of the BCCI.