Sourav Ganguly, or Dada as he is known to the people of Kolkata, can easily be considered as one of the best batsmen in the world from mid 1990s to late 2000s.Known for his aggressive batting style, stylish strokes on the off-side and his never say die attitude, Ganguly has scored over 18,000 run in tests and ODIs and is still amongst the top 10 ODI run getters in the world.

Ganguly is one of the most loved personalities in India and especially in his home town of Kolkata. His presence at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, will add fillip to the event and encourage many more to embrace this sport of running.