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  Sourav Ganguly in ODI

Name:      

 Ganguly, Sourav C  (India)

Matches:  

311 (1992-2007)  


Batting

Bowling

Fielding

Innings:

300 

Overs:

762.1 

Catches:

100 

Not Outs:

23 

Balls:

4573 

Most Catches:

Aggregate:

11363 

Maidens:

30 

Wicket Keeping

Average:

41.02 

Runs:

3849 

Catches:

Highest Score:

183 

Wickets:

100 

Stumpings:

50s:

72 

Average:

38.49 

Most Catches:

100s:

22 

4 Wicket Innings:

Most Dismissals:

Ducks:

16 

Best:

5/16 

Captaincy

Opened Batting:

236 

Economy Rate:

5.05 

Matches/Won/Lost:

  147/76/66 

Scoring Rate

73.71 

Strike Rate:

45.73 

Tosses Won:

74 (50.34%) 

Left Handed Batsman

Right Arm Med Bowler

 

Most runs in ODI career

Player

Span

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

SR

100

50

0

SR Tendulkar (India)

1989-2008

417

407

38

16361

186*

44.33

85.50

41

87

19

ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL)

1989-2007

421

409

18

12785

189

32.69

91.03

27

66

31

Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/Pak)

1991-2007

378

350

53

11739

137*

39.52

74.24

10

83

20

SC Ganguly (Asia/India)

1992-2007

311

300

23

11363

183

41.02

73.70

22

72

16

RT Ponting (Aus/ICC)

1995-2007

301

292

35

11113

164

43.24

80.43

26

64

17

R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India)

1996-2007

333

308

40

10585

153

39.49

71.22

12

81

13

                                   Till  Sourav’s retirement from International cricket on 10th Nov 2008                                                                                      

Fact File

  • Dada is the fourth Indian to have played in more than 300 One Day Internationals.  
  • Sourav’s more than 2/3 runs in international cricket( scored nearly 19000 runs) came from ODI.
  • In terms of overall runs scored in ODIs, Sourav Ganguly(11363) is the second among Indians after Sachin Tendulkar (who has the highest ODI runs in the world) and the fourth in the world - bettered only by Sachin, Jaysuria and Inzamam –ul-Haque
  • Ganguly has 22 centuries in ODIs, in terms of number of centuries in ODIs, he is only behind Sachin Tendulkar, Sanath Jayasuriya and Ricky Ponting. 
  • Sourav scored 183 against Sri Lanka at Taunton in the 1999 cricket World Cup, the highest by an Indian in World Cup cricke.He holds the record, shared with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, for the second highest score by an Indian cricketer in an ODI — 183. 
  • 18 of  his 22 ODI centuries have been in winning causes
  • Sourav is one of only seven batsmen to score more than 10,000 runs in ODIs. 
  • Ganguly is the fourth player to cross 11,000 ODI runs and third player to cross 10,000 ODI runs and so far the fastest in ODI history, after Sachin Tendulkar. 
  • Sourav is the sixth on the all time list with 32 man of the match awards. 
     
  • He is also the only player to win 4 consecutive man of the match awards in ODIs. 
     
  • India's most successful ODI captain. 
     
  • First Indian to score an ODI century against Australia in Australia. 
     
  • Highest ODI runs scorer in the world (in a calendar year) in 1997, 1999, 2000. 
  • He also reached 6000, 7000, 8000 and 9000 ODI runs milestones in the fewest number of matches. 
  • Third in the list of hitting maximum number of sixes in ODIs. 
  • Sourav holds the record of most 200+ ODI partnerships (6 times) along with Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting. 
  • Dada holds the record, shared with Sachin Tendulkar, for most 1st wicket ODI partnerships of 175+ runs (7 times). 
  • Sourav held the record, shared with Sachin Tendulkar, for the highest first wicket partnership for India in an ODI match, 258, against Kenya in 2001. This record was bettered by Sri Lankan opening pair of Jayasuriya and Tharanga in 2006 at Headingley. 
     
  • Sourav was involved in the first 300 run ODI partnership with Rahul Dravid. 
     
  • Second in the list of highest number of centuries in a single calendar year ever. 7 centuries in 2000

The ODI match-winner

When Ganguly scored runs in ODIs, India usually ended up on the winning side. Batting at the top of the order was a huge advantage, and Ganguly made it count, averaging more than 55 in ODIs that India won. Those are numbers that put him in elite company: among batsmen who scored at least 2500 runs in wins, only five have a higher average. Eighteen of his 22 centuries came in victories, which converts into an impressive percentage of 81.82.

Batsmen with highest averages in wins in ODIs since 1995
(Qual: at least 2500 runs in wins)

Batsman

ODIs

Runs

Average

Strike rate

100s/ 50s

Brian Lara

99

4701

66.21

90.84

12/ 29

Michael Bevan

144

4190

65.46

75.98

5/ 31

Sachin Tendulkar

159

8163

60.46

91.27

27/ 39

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

97

3575

57.66

76.70

5/ 27

Mohammad Yousuf

157

6218

57.57

78.57

14/ 40

Sourav Ganguly

149

6938

55.06

77.87

18/ 41

Nathan Astle

92

4254

54.53

77.41

14/ 26

Saeed Anwar

92

4308

54.53

84.57

9/ 30

Top three Sixers

Player

Team

Sixes

Matches

Sixes/Match

Sanath Jayasuriya

SL

265

421

0.63

Shahid Afridi

Pak

247

265

0.93

Sourav Ganguly 

Ind

190

311

0.61

Sachin Tendulkar

Ind

166

417

0.40

Chris Cairns

Ind

153

215

0.71

Sourav Ganguly achieved a rare feat 
 
Sourav Ganguly had become the fourth player to score a hundred and take four or more wickets in a LOI match. He achieved this distinction against Sri Lanka at Nagpur on 22nd March, 1999 in the second match of the Triangular series being played in India. The other Indian who has done this is Sachin Tendulkar.

Ganguly carries his bat 
 
Sourav Ganguly was only the third Indian to carry his bat through a (completed) LOI innings. The other two instances occurred almost a decade ago when Ravi Shastri batted through the Indian innings against the same opponent - Sri Lanka, at the same ground - VCA Ground, Nagpur. 
 
There have been many instances of Indian openers batting through an innings, but the following lists only those when India were batting first. When batting second, the only such remarkable instance was Sunil Gavaskar's 'famous' 36 not out against England in the 60 over innings of 1975 World Cup. Others are when India won without the stipulated number of overs being completed, and hence, would not qualify for this table.

Player Runs Vs  Ground  Date
SM Gavaskar  76  WI Sharjah 22.11.1985
RJ Shastri 101 SL Nagpur 01.12.1990
SC Ganguly 130 SL Nagpur 22.03.1999

Champions’ trophy

  • Sourav Ganguly holds the record for most runs in the Champions Trophy. In 13 games he has scored 665 runs at 73.88 with three 50s and three 100s.
  • Sourav Ganguly also holds the record of scoring most runs in a single edition of the tournament. His 348 runs he scored in the 2000 World Cup in Kenya is the highest. He did that at 116.00 with two hundreds.
  • Sourav Ganguly holds the record of striking most sixes too in the Champions Trophy, so far belting 17.

 

Sourav Ganguly

Mat

Inn

NO

Runs

HS

Avg

SR

100

50

0

4

6

Entire career

109

180

15

6888

239

41.74

51.36

15

34

12

873

55

After 2006 comeback

21

40

3

1667

239

45.05

61.51

3

9

4

203

14

Last One year

13

25

1

1076

239

44.83

62.99

2

5

3

129

8

In 2008

9

17

1

459

87

28.68

59.68

0

4

3

54

4

In 2007

10

19

1

1106

239

61.44

62.59

3

4

0

137

9