First to wish was southpaw Yuvraj Singh, who made his debut under Ganguly and is always full of praise for him.
Yuvraj has even called Ganguly as the greatest captain he has played under - rating him ahead of Dhoni and Kohli.
Yuvraj wrote on Twitter, Wishing dearest @SGanguly99 many happy returns of the day lots of love dadi.
Virender Sehwag credited Ganguly for his Test career, and said: Whatever success I could achieve in Test Cricket,I truly attribute it to the wonderful support you gave me @SGanguly99 . #HappyBirthdayDada
The BCCI also wished the Prince of Kolkata, writing: Happy Birthday, @SGanguly99. Here's wishing you a great year ahead #HappyBirthdayDada
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara too wished Ganguly, saying Happy birthday to the man who has given us innumerable moments to cherish. Happy birthday, @SGanguly99!
Happy birthday to the man who has given us innumerable moments to cherish. Happy birthday, @SGanguly99!— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) July 8, 2017
Mohammed Kaif, who played a key role in one of Ganguly's iconic victory at Lord's wrote: #HappyBirthdayDada ,the man who brought about a great transition in Indian cricket. Forever a legend @SGanguly99 ! May you have a grt life.
First Published: July 8, 2017, 11:20 AM IST