'Training at Lord's Cricket Ground': Ganguly shares a throwback image

NEW DELHI: Sourav Ganguly , former captain of India and current chairman of the Control Board of Cricket In India ( BCCI ) on Wednesday shared a picture of the past training at the Lord's Cricket Ground.

Ganguly shared the photo on his Instagram account and captioned the post as: Regards ... Training on the Day of Lords before my test debut in 1996.

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Regards ... training at Lords the day before my test debut in 1996

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The left-handed batsman made his Test debut against England in 1996 at the Lord's Cricket Ground.

In his Opening Test, Ganguly was at bat at number three and played a 131-run, 301-ball hit, studded with 20 fours.

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His innings helped India post a total of 429 runs and gain an 85 advantage over hosts England.

England managed to hold on in the second inning for a draw.

Over the years, Ganguly became one of the most successful Indian patrons.

Under his leadership, India defeated Pakistan in Pakistan for the first time in a series of tests. He also guided India to the final of the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

Ganguly played 113 Tests and 311 ODI.

The left-handed hitter swordsman scored 18,575 runs in all formats in his international career.

In October 2019, Ganguly became the president of the BCCI.

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