14 Instances of Sourav Ganguly’s Dadagiri All of Us Throughly Enjoyed

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It’s not just about the thousands of runs, the many hundreds, gutsy off-drives or  lofted sixes… Sourav Ganguly’s contribution to Indian Cricket cannot be measured in numbers.

Dada is best known for the way he transformed the Indian team into a single young and energetic unit hungry for victory right after the dark days of match-fixing.

Right from the selection meetings and on-ground matches to interviews and the commentary box, the Prince of Kolkata has certainly etched his name in the hearts of Indians with his never-say-die attitude.

We bring to you 14 instances of Ganguly’s DADAGIRI that won our hearts.

When police asked a bookie if Sourav Ganguly had any role in Match Fixing:

Sourav ganguly - Dadagiri (1)When a fan asked if Ganguly was writing his autobiography:

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To Selectors reluctant to include Harbhajan Singh for the 2001 Ind-Aus Test series:  

Sourav ganguly - Dadagiri (3)The story of the famous come-back

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During an interview with Rajdeep Sardesai

Sourav ganguly - Dadagiri (5)Mocking the attendance during India vs Eng ODI at Perth

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During 2010-11 Melbourne test, Sachin, Laxman and a few players were dismissed exactly how Ganguly predicted. On being asked how he was so accurate:

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At a press conference before the 2001 Border-Gavaskar Test Series when the Aussies were on an unbeaten run of 15 consecutive test wins. 

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When Ganguly was adamant to have Kumble in the 2003-04 Indian tour to Australia:

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Speaking about his famous shirtless act at the Lord’s Balcony

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When Sachin’s second last test was scheduled in Kolkata

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In the commentary box with former English Captain Nasser Hussain

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In the commentary box with Ravi Shastri

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During the First Test of the famous 2001 Border-Gavaskar Trophy:

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