If there was one word to sum up Ganguly as a player and a captain, it would be intense. And it’s the same contagious intensity which affected youngsters’ performances at crunch time. India might never have another captain like Dada. He endorsed a fearless brand of cricket and was never the one to back off from a battle. Here are top 5 Dadagiri moments of his career:

Dravid, Ganguly and Bhogle in the commentary box produced commentary gold when the game was a bit on the slow side. It all started with Dravid comparing Sachin and Ganguly’s bowling stats under him and Ganguly stood his ground to prove how he was a better bowler than Sachin. Dada is not one to forget his numbers. The friendly banter was one of the highlights of what was an uneventful match.