Meet Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team, Regarded as one of India’s most successful captains in modern times, He was not only India's most successful overseas Test captain, but also holds the reputation for infusing Indian cricket with a sense of aggression, chutzpah, drive, and that will to look the opposition in the face and say, "No. We are not going to roll over."
Currently, he is appointed as the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India. During his playing career,
Sourav Ganguly is one of the four members of the Indian Premier League's Governing Council, responsible for all the functions of the tournament. He was appointed by Supreme Court in January 2016. He is also a member of Technical Committee, Indian Premier League.
Ganguly was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004, one of India's highest civilian awards
An aggressive captain, Ganguly is credited with having nurtured the careers of many young players who played under him, and transforming the Indian team into an aggressive fighting unit.
Sourav Ganguly's life has been full of highs and lows. Arguably India's greatest cricket captain, he gave confidence to the team, re-energized them and took India, for the first time, to spectacular overseas victories. But Ganguly's story also came with great challenges - from his early days where he had to wait four long years before being included in the team to the ugly battle with the Australian coach Greg Chappell. He fought his way out of every corner and climbed back up from every defeat, becoming India's ultimate comeback king.
In his Talks Sourav throws light on leadership and team management and how cricket has taught him to become a team player, accept success and failure as they come and be prepared for just about anything.