, former India captain and present Board of Regulate for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, became 48 on Wednesday and the cricket fraternity flooded social media with heart-warming needs for the previous left-handed batsman. Cricket Australia took to Twitter to pay a unique tribute to Sourav Ganguly by way of sharing a video of 1 his iconic knocks that got here towards arch-rivals Pakistan. The video used to be from a One-Day Global from a triangular sequence that includes India, Pakistan and Australia. The fit used to be performed in Adelaide in 2000 the place the previous India skipper smashed 141 runs towards a powerful Pakistan bowling assault.
“Satisfied birthday! to @SGanguly99, who had an afternoon out in Adelaide in 2000, scoring 141 towards an assault that includes Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Saqlain Mushtaq,” Cricket Australia captioned the video on Twitter.
Satisfied birthday! to , who had an afternoon out in Adelaide in 2000, scoring 141 towards an assault that includes Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Saqlain Mushtaq!
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau)
In that fit, used to be captaining the aspect and Ganguly, who got here to open the innings, ended up because the main run-scorer with a knock of 141 that incorporated 12 barriers and a six.
Ganguly’s hundred within the fit helped India set Pakistan a difficult goal of 268.
In answer, Pakistan had been bowled out for 219, falling 48 runs wanting the objective.
Ganguly ended the tri-nation sequence because the main run-getter for India, scoring 356 runs at an excellent moderate of over 50.
Ganguly, all the way through his 16-year-long world profession, went onto to constitute the rustic in over 100 Checks.
The southpaw additionally featured in 311 ODIs, scoring over 11,000 runs within the 50-over structure.