Sourav Ganguly, ICC Final,
Sourav Ganguly (Image Credit: Twitter)
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Winning an ICC event in Cricket is, unarguably, the biggest achievement for a captain of any team. A captain plays an extremely important role for a team, particularly in an ICC tournament. His team selection, decision-making on the field and field setting, etc all play a crucial role in helping the team win a tournament.

A team’s success in an ICC tournament is largely attributed to a captain’s participation in it. He ought to lead from the front and set an example. There aren’t a lot of captains in the history of World Cricket who have had immense success in ICC tournaments. A few of them, however, have made an ever-lasting impact and improved the team’s performances in ICC events.

In this article, we look at three captains in the history of World Cricket who have led their teams to three consecutive Men’s ICC finals.

3 Captains To Be Part of Three Consecutive Men’s ICC Finals

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly (Image Credit: Twitter)

Sourav Ganguly is counted amongst the greatest captains Indian Cricket has ever had. He was the one who brought about a revolution in Indian Cricket. He became the captain of the Indian Cricket Team in the year 2000 and took the team to great heights. Under him, India started winning matches overseas.

Sourav Ganguly is, in fact, the only Indian skipper to have led the team in three consecutive Men’s ICC finals. Under his leadership, India exhibited sensational performances in the ICC Knockout Trophy in 2000 and reached the final of the tournament. Though, India couldn’t win the title as New Zealand beat them in the finals.

He then led India to win the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy held in Sri Lanka. Under the leadership of Sourav Ganguly, India reached an ICC tournament final for the third consecutive time during the 2004 edition of the ICC World Cup 2021. India, unfortunately, lost the final to Australia.

Sourav Ganguly isn’t only one of the greatest captains but also one of the greatest batsmen ever to play the game in the history of India Cricket. He is currently the fourth-highest run-getter for India in all formats combined. He has 18, 433 runs in 421 matches at an average of 41.42.

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