Records and achievements

  • The only cricketer to win four consecutive man of the match awards in One Day Internationals.
  • The eighth highest run-scorer in ODI history and second among the Indians, with 11,363 runs.
  • He holds the record for registering the highest individual score by any batsman in a ICC Champions Trophy final (117)
  • He was also the first player to score 3 centuries in the history of ICC Champions Trophy
  • He was the fastest batsman to reach 6000 – 9,000 ODI runs while playing
  • One of the only five cricketers to have achieved the unique treble of 10,000 runs, 100 wickets & 100 catches in ODI cricket.
  • His Test batting average never went below 40.
  • Has the highest individual score by an Indian batsman (183) in the Cricket World Cup.
  • One of the 14 cricketers in the world to have played 100 or more Tests and 300 or more ODIs.
  • India’s most successful Test captain overseas, winning 11 out of 28 matches that he led.
  • Sourav Ganguly is the only batsman to score a century on debut and to be dismissed first ball in his final Test innings.
  • Sourav Ganguly holds the record of highest individual score by Left Handed batsman in both Test and ODI forIndia.
  • Highest individual score by Indian batsman in World Cup.
  • Most centuries by an Indian batsman in a single world cup. ( 3 centuries in 2003 )
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Sourav Ganguly's

Career statistics

wdt_ID Competition Test ODI First-Class List-A
1 Matches 113 311 254 437
2 Runs scored 7,212 11,363 15,687 15,622
3 Batting average 42.17 41.02 44.18 43.32
4 100s/50s 16/35 22/72 33/89 31/97
5 Top score 239 183 239 183
6 Balls bowled 3,117 4,561 11,108 8,199
8 Wickets 32 100 167 171
10 Bowling average 52.53 38.49 36.52 38.86
12 5 wickets in innings 0 2 4 2
14 10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a

Results in international matches

wdt_ID * Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied No result
1 Test[69] 113 37 35 41 0
3 ODI[70] 311 149 145 - 1 16

Captaincy Record in Test Matches

wdt_ID Venue Span Matches Won Lost Tied Draw
1 At Home 2000–2005 21 10 3 0 8
2 At Away 2000–2005 28 11 10 0 7
3 TOTAL 2000–2005 49 21 13 0 15

Captaincy Record in One Day Internationals

wdt_ID Venue Span Matches Won Lost Tied N/R
1 In India  2000–2005 36 18 18 0 0
2 Away 2000–2005 51 24 24 0 3
3 Neutral 1999–2005 59 34 23 0 2
4 TOTAL 1999–2005 146 76 65 0 5

ODI 5 Wicket hauls

wdt_ID # Figures Match Opponent Venue City Country Year
1 1 5/16 38  Pakistan Cricket, Skating & Curling Club Toronto Canada 1997
11 2 5/34 158  Zimbabwe Green Park Stadium Kanpur India 2000

Centuries against different nations

wdt_ID Opposition  Sri Lanka  New Zealand  Zimbabwe  England  Pakistan  Australia  South Africa  Bangladesh  Kenya  Namibia Total
1 Test 3 3 2 3 2 2 1 NA NA 16
2 ODI 4 3 3 1 2 1 3 1 3 1 22

Career summary as Captain in Test Matches

wdt_ID Venue Span Matches Runs HS Bat Avg 100 Wkts BBI Bowl Avg 5 Ct St
1 At Home 2000–2005 21 868 136 29.93 2 3 1/14 78 0 24 0
2 At Away 2000–2005 28 1693 144 43.41 3 2 2/69 193 0 13 0
3 TOTAL 2000–2005 49 2561 144 37.66 5 5 2/69 124 0 37 0

Career summary as Captain in One Day Internationals

wdt_ID Venue Span Matches Runs HS Bat Avg. 100 Wkts BBI Bowl Avg. 5 Ct St
1 At Home Venues 2000–2005 36 1463 144 43.02 2 16 5/34 30.87 1 14 0
2 At Away Venues 2000–2005 51 1545 135 32.18 2 15 3/22 39.26 0 23 0
3 At Neutral Venues 2000–2005 60 2096 141 41.92 7 15 3/32 43.2 0 24 0
4 TOTAL 2000–2005 147 5104 144 38.66 11 46 5/34 37.63 1 61 0

Test Match Career Performance By Opposition

wdt_ID Opposition Matches Runs Average High Score 100 / 50
1  Australia 24 1403 35.07 144 2 / 7
2  Bangladesh 5 371 61.83 100 1 / 3
3  England 12 983 57.82 136 3 / 5
4  New Zealand 8 563 46.91 125 3 / 2
5  Pakistan 12 902 47.47 239 2 / 4
6  South Africa 17 947 33.82 87 0 / 7
7  Sri Lanka 14 1064 46.26 173 3 / 4
8  West Indies 12 449 32.07 75* 0 / 2
9  Zimbabwe 9 530 44.16 136 2 / 1
10 Overall figures 113 7212 42.17 239 16 / 35

ODI Career Performance By Opposition

wdt_ID Opposition Matches Runs Average High Score 100 / 50
1  Australia 35 774 23.45 100 1 / 5
2  Bangladesh 10 459 57.37 135* 1 / 4
3  England 26 975 39 117* 1 / 7
4  New Zealand 32 1079 35.96 153* 3 / 6
5  Pakistan 53 1652 35.14 141 2 / 9
6  South Africa 29 1313 50.5 141* 3 / 8
7  Sri Lanka 44 1534 40.36 183 4 / 9
8  West Indies 27 1142 47.58 98 0 / 11
9  Zimbabwe 36 1367 42.71 144 3 / 7
10 ICC World XI 1 22 22 22 0 / 0