Saurav Ganguly turns 47

Saurav Ganguly turns 47

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One of India's most successful captains, Sourav Ganguly, popularly called as Dada, turns 47 on Monday. Many Indian cricketers including VVS Laxman, Virendra Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh etc. have flooded the social media with their birthday wishes to Dada.

Saurav Ganguly, who is appointed as the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India, was known for his fiery personality both on and off the field, made memorable by him taking off his jersey and swinging it in the air at the balcony of Lord's.

Taking to the microblogging site, former Indian opener Sehwag wrote, "Happy Birthday to a 56” Captain , Dada @SGanguly99! 56 inch chest, 8th day of the 7th month, 8*7 = 56 and a World Cup average of 56. #HappyBirthdayDada , May God Bless You !"

The former India batsman accompanied the tweet with Ganguly's famed image from Lords and his career statistics. Apart from Sehwag, VVS Laxman also took to Twitter to wish Saurav Ganguly on his birthday.

VVS Laxman wrote, “Many more happy returns of the day @SGanguly99 ! Wish you ever more success and love #HappyBirthdayDada”