BCCI President and former India captain Sourav ganguly is celebrating his birthday today (July 8)

Sourav was a great football enthusiast, but he entered a cricket academy because of his brother, Snehashish

Sourav is right-handed; he writes and bowls right-handed. Sourav batted left-handed in order to use his elder brother's kit

Sourav made his debut against the West Indies in Brisbane in 1992, but was later dropped from the team due to rumoured attitude issues

In Calcutta, India, there is an apartment named after Sourav. It is known as the Sourav Housing Complex

Sourav donned the entrepreneur's hat and launched Sourav's-The Food Pavilion, a three-storey restaurant on Calcutta's upscale Park Street

Sourav is a very religious man. He observes fast every Tuesday

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