On the occasion of 45th birthday of former cricketer Sourav Ganguly, micro-blogging site Twitter has been flooded with the wishes poured in from around the world on 8 July.
After making a sensational Test debut at the iconic Lord's Stadium in 1996, where he scored a century, Ganguly went on to lead Team India in 49 Tests and 147 ODIs.
The left-hander is viewed as a standout amongst the best Indian captains and is frequently credited with changing the face of nation's cricket.
He scored 7212 runs in 113 Test matches at an average of 42.17. While, in ODI cricket, Ganguly made 11363 runs in 311 games.
Here are the Tweets making #HappyBirthdayDada one of the top trends on Twitter:
Happy Birthday to one of India's finest cricketers, Sourav Ganguly! 🇮🇳— ICC (@ICC) July 8, 2017
What is your favourite memory from his career? pic.twitter.com/ufGXZVl91e
Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 8, 2017
Happy birthday @SGanguly99 🎂🎉🎁Have a gr8 day and a fruitful year dada😊— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 8, 2017
Happy birthday to the man who has given us innumerable moments to cherish. Happy birthday, @SGanguly99!— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) July 8, 2017