Phoenix like rise in 2007
The Prince of Kolkata in 2007
Ganguly, for the first time in his Test career, amassed 1,000 runs in a calendar year -- 1,023 firstname.lastname@example.org, including three centuries and four fifties in nine matches. His man-of-the-match award in the third Test against Pakistan was his first in four years. He last got it for his 144 against Australia at Brisbane in December 2003. He was even more successful in ODIs, aggregating 1,240 runs -- including a dozen half-centuries -- in 32 email@example.com. His dismissal of Shahid Afridi in the fourth ODI against Pakistan at Jaipur gave him his 100th ODI wicket. He scored 162 runs in three World Cup matches and became only the second Indian batsman, after Sachin Tendulkar, to aggregate more than a thousand runs in the World Cup (1,006).
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Sourav Ganguly was fifth highest run-aggregate in 2007 - the top four being Matthew Hayden (1601), Sachin Tendulkar (1425), Ricky Ponting (1424), Yuvraj Singh (1287).
Got seven Man of the Series awards - last being vs. Sri Lanka in India in 2006-07 for making 168 runs at an average of 84.00 in 4 ODIs + 1 wicket at 43.00 runs apiece - this was his first MOS award in 5 years.
Got 31 MOM awards - last being against vs England at Leeds on September 2,2007 for scoring 59 and claiming 2 for 26 - his first MOM award in three years.
Six times in his career, Ganguly has aggregated 1000 runs or more - in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2007.