Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Sourav Ganguly retirement

Sourav Ganguly former Indian captain had announced his retirement after the upcoming australia series.Ganguly, 36, has scored 6888 runs in 109 Tests, with 15 hundreds. He had played 49 Tests as captain, the most number by any Indian. The 21 matches won during his tenure is also an Indian record, and his winning percentage of over 40 is the highest for players who have captained India in more than one Test. Starting with a hundred on debut, Ganguly's Test average has never dipped below 40.In 311 ODIs, he had scored 11,363 runs at average of 41.02. He captained India in 147 ODIs. He played his last ODI against Pakistan in Gwalior on November 15, 2007. He is one of only three players to complete the treble of 10,000 runs, 100 wickets and 100 catches in ODIs, Sanath Jayasuriya and Sachin Tendulkar being the others.

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