Sourav Ganguly Celebrates Daughter Sana's 18th Birthday On Twitter

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Author 2019-11-05 02:02:00

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Newly appointed BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has not been known to be very open about his personal life over the years. Ganguly seems to have strived to keep his wife Dona and daughter Sana away from the limelight. However, things seem to have changed for him off late as the former India captain took to Twitter on Monday for celebrating Sana's 18th birthday.

Sourav Ganguly family

Sourav Ganguly got married to his childhood sweetheart Dona Roy in February 1997. Indian media reports back then claimed that their respective families were not too pleased with the proposal as they were not on the best of terms with each other. However, later both the families managed to reconcile and they agreed to the wedding. Sourav and Dona welcomed their daughter Sana in November 2001.

Sourav Ganguly elected BCCI President 2019

Recently, Ganguly was elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He became the second Indian captain to hold the top job in the BCCI.

The only other Indian captain to become full-time BCCI president was the Maharajkumar of Vizianagram or Vizzy, who had led the Indian team in 3 Test matches during the tour of England in 1936. He became the President of BCCI in 1954. On the first day, Ganguly made his priorities clear as he stated that he would focus on the development of first-class cricket in India

During his playing days, Ganguly, who is nicknamed as 'Dada', was arguably the best and the finest captains in the history of Indian cricket, having scored 11,363 runs in 311 One-Day internationals at an average of 41.02 and leading India to the final of the 2003 World Cup.

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