|Date of birth
|Place of birth
||Dad : Chandi Das Ganguly
Elder brother : Snehasish
Wife : Dona Ganguly
Children : Two
||India, Lancashire , Bengal
||India vs. West Indies, at Brisbane on 11/1/92
||India v England at Lord’s, 2nd Test, 1996
||Left hand batsman
||Right arm medium
|Batsman he respects most
|Bowlers he respects most
||Wasim Akram, Allan Donald
|His first love
- Was named Sportstar Person of the Year 1998.
- Won the Arjuna Award in 1998.
- His elder brother Snehasish was a left-hand batsman. Saurav started playing with left hand because he could thus use his brother’s cricket equipment.
- The first thing Saurav does after he checks into a hotel room is to place the portrait of goddess Kali and the picture of his wife Dona on his bed side table
- Was appointed the Captain of the Indian cricket team in February, 2000.
- He and Tendulkar were involved in a World Record Opening Partnership of 252.
- Saurav Ganguly was the Highest Run-Scorer for India in ODIs in 1997.
- In the Sahara Cup 1997, Saurav Ganguly set a new World Record for 5 consecutive Man of the Match Awards. He was also the Man of the Series.
- Scored a Century on Debut at Lords in 1996, and went on to score a century in the very next match as well.