Ganguly not too long ago celebrated the twenty fifth anniversary of his Take a look at debut.
Sourav Ganguly is unarguably one of many best cricketers to have graced the game of cricket. The prolific left-handed batter was a grasp of his craft, whereas his spectacular management led the nation to nice heights within the sport.
Having made his debut on the iconic Lord’s in 1996, the southpaw introduced his arrival with a sensational century. Representing the nation, the Bengal pleasure took over the cost to captain India when it had the all-time low as a consequence of scandals of match-fixing, however Ganguly’s India ensured to get themselves recognized for the correct causes.
In a profession spanning throughout 16 years, Ganguly established his title alongside Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and VVS Laxman in what was the unique Fab 4 of Indian cricket. After his cricketing days, he has been equally profitable in a number of administrative roles. The incumbent BCCI president not too long ago celebrated the twenty fifth anniversary of his Take a look at debut and opened up and reminisced his journey.
Take a look at cricket is final cricket: Sourav Ganguly
“After we began enjoying cricket in our childhood, Take a look at cricket was the last word cricket format and I believe it nonetheless is the last word format. And that’s the reason it’s known as Take a look at cricket. I really feel if a participant desires to achieve success and depart his/ her mark on the sport, then Take a look at cricket is the largest platform one can get. Individuals will keep in mind these gamers perpetually, who play nicely and make runs in Take a look at matches,” mentioned the 48-year-old mentioned throughout a chat with Sportstar.
Opening up additional on his journey as an Indian participant, he mentioned, “All the journey, making a debut in 1996, getting a 100 at Lords. Then in few years, attending to captain India, getting to construct a group – in all probability individuals rated nearly as good as anyone on the planet with the successes. Then giving the captaincy off to anyone and nonetheless being part of the journey of profitable matches and seeing the nationwide group develop, turning into a power all around the globe…”
Ganguly additional mentioned that he considers himself lucky for with the ability to play a profitable administrative position after his enjoying days. “After which being in a administrative position, making an attempt to vary the sport. I really feel very lucky that in my tenure as a president, India gained in Australia, 2-1, in a outstanding collection. It has been a improbable journey and as a sportsman, as a cricketer, you don’t anticipate something higher than this.”