Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Sachin, Laxman, Raina, Bhajji lead wishes as Dada turns 49

Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Sachin, Laxman, Raina, Bhajji lead wishes as Dada turns 49
Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Sachin, Laxman, Raina, Bhajji lead wishes as Dada turns 49

Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Former India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly celebrates his 49th birthday on Thursday, July 8. Ganguly has etched his name in Indian cricket history during his illustrious 15-year career in the sport. Dada is hailed as one of the finest leaders of the game and as Sourav Ganguly turns 49, many of his former teammates including Sachin Tendulkar, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh and VVS Laxman have poured in with wishes on his special day.

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Sachin Tendulkar was one of the first to wish the former Indian captain, writing,”My beloved Dadi. Happy birthday. Wishing you a healthy and happy year ahead.” While the entire world fondly addresses Ganguly as “Dada”, Tendulkar is known to call him “Dadi” right from their days playing age-group cricket.

Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Harbhajan Singh also took to Twitter and addressed Ganguly as “my captain”. Bhajji who made his India debut under Dada also wrote that he will always have love for the now-BCCI president. VVS Laxman, who also was a long-time teammate of Ganguly also wished Dada, writing, “May you be gifted with life’s biggest joys and never-ending bliss. Wishing you a great year ahead. ”

Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Suresh Raina also wrote a heartfelt note and said that he will forever be grateful to the former Indian captain. Raina tweeted, “My best wishes to you dada @SGanguly99. The Indian cricket will forever be grateful to you, thank you for bringing out the best in everything! Your passion towards cricket will always be an inspiration for generations to come!”

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Sourav Ganguly Birthday: Former India cricketers Vinod Kambli, Venkatesh Prasad and Manoj Tiwary also poured in their wishes for their beloved captain. Prasad wrote that Ganguly’s contribution to Indian cricket during at critical times as captain and as an administrator has been brilliant and wished him a fruitful year ahead. Kambli meanwhile creatively wrote, “Rishte me jo tumhare baap ke bhi baap lage, use Dada kehte hai.”