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chinaman
December 9, 2003, 08:32 PM
The rest of the cricket world may find him cocky and abrasive but to his team mates Saurav Ganguly is simply "dada", or elder brother.

The Indian captain, promised some "chin music" (bouncers) by Australia in the first drawn test at Brisbane which ended on Monday, enhanced his reputation in the team by enjoying every note of what was hurled at him to smash 144 for his 11th test century.

He was at his imperious best, dismissing the Australian bowling to all corners of the park to give India a rare psychological edge against the world champions for the remaining three tests.

Details: "Big brother" Ganguly leads by example (http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=ZXWB0U2AXVIHWCRBAEOCF FA?type=cricketNews&storyID=3958683&section=news)