Using Sort algorithm was pretty tedious for asp.net versions prior to 2.0, and also in ASP3.0. But ASP.Net 2.0 onwards we have a very innovative feature of using delegates and sorting out the records in a generic list based on any property of the object in that list.
The following is the code sample for the same.
delegate(dataType dt1, dataType dt2)
You can use all types of fields to sort ranging from string, integer to dates, and you dont have to override any functionality. If you want to sort the records in descending order just reverse the pattern in the return statement. So that would be
Hope this saves someone quite a lot of frustration!