Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has announced his association with Edtech startup Classplus. The legendary cricketer will be offering a leadership course through the Edtech platform. Ganguly is widely recognized as one of India’s greatest captains, having transformed the fortunes of Indian cricket with his leadership and aggressive brand of cricket. His association with Classplus will allow others to learn from his valuable insights on leadership.
Sourav Ganguly took charge of the Indian cricket team after the 2000 match-fixing scandal when Indian cricket was in turmoil. With his dynamic leadership, he revitalized the team’s spirit and won over fans disheartened by the scandal. Ganguly’s fearless approach and never-say-die attitude made him a fan favourite. He played a pivotal role in instilling an aggressive brand of cricket in India, inspiring his team to face challenges head-on.
One of Ganguly’s notable traits as a captain was his ability to identify and nurture young talent. He backed promising players like Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, and MS Dhoni, who became stalwarts of Indian cricket. Ganguly’s support and belief in young players contributed to their success and laid the foundation for India’s future achievements.
On his 51st birthday, Sourav Ganguly took to Twitter to announce his association with Classplus and introduce the “Sourav Ganguly Masterclass” app. The app will offer his first-ever online course on leadership, providing an opportunity for others to learn from his wealth of experience. Ganguly also mentioned that the proceeds from the course will be dedicated to supporting the education of underprivileged individuals.
“16+ years of international cricket and countless matches later… on this 51st bday, I sum up my learnings for you. They are now yours! Announcing “Sourav Ganguly Masterclass”, an app that has my first-ever online course on leadership. Thanks to ClassplusApps & team for the tech support in making this happen in such a short notice. You guys have always been a family. Classplus & I, together, will be donating all the proceeds from this course for the education of underprivileged,” Ganguly tweeted.
16+ years of international cricket and countless matches later… on this 51st bday, I sum up my learnings for you. They are now yours!— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) July 8, 2023
Announcing “Sourav Ganguly Masterclass”, an app that has my first-ever online course on leadership – https://t.co/fX0dM4NVTb
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Ganguly’s collaboration with Classplus aims to impart leadership skills and demonstrates his commitment to social causes. Ganguly and Classplus aim to contribute to the education of those in need by donating all proceeds from the course to underprivileged individuals. This philanthropic initiative showcases Ganguly’s desire to make a positive impact beyond the cricket field.