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Captain Snooty?

After India had beaten the Australians in the epic series in 2000, Steve Waugh said of him: "I can't say I get on well with him, I'd be lying if I said that."

His opponents love to hate him. The critics denounce him as the most tactically inept captain India ever had.

But he is competitive, emotional, loves to win and can inspire his team mates to a level far above that of the opposition. He is Sourav Chandidas Ganguly -- 'Captain Snooty' to the British media.

With five away wins, he is India's most successful Test captain overseas. A look at his career.

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