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Sourav Ganguly finally revealed the reason of being late for the toss during the 2001 Test series

July 8, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Previous Indian chief and BCCI current president Sourav Ganguly is generally perceived as the individual who has changed the state of the Indian cricket crew. Ganguly’s forceful viewpoint towards the game helped India in winning matches both at home and abroad. He captained the Indian cricket crew for a time of five years from 2000 to 2005.

Under his authority, the Indian group indented an incredible record of winning in all the organizations of the game. The 2001 Test arrangement against Australia is one of the most notorious arrangements for India. The recently selected skipper Sourav Ganguly drove India to triumph in the Test arrangement against the main group of that time. Notwithstanding, at that point, Australian chief Steve Waugh was not satisfied with the Indian skipper for being late on the match field during that arrangement.

After numerous long stretches of that episode, Ganguly, at last, uncovered his side of the story. In an ongoing discussion with India batsman Mayank Agarwal on the most recent scene of ‘Open Nets with Mayank’.

“It was an accident actually. In the first Test match, I left my blazer in the dressing room. They were such a good side and I was really nervous in that series because it was my first big series as captain. Last 25-30 years I haven’t seen a team as good as Australia in that generation. Initially, I forgot my blazer in the first Test but then I realized that he reacted to it. It was working on them, working on the team, and how they went about their jobs. They were a bit grumpy with all that and it worked for us as we won the series 2-1,” Ganguly revealed.

Ganguly used to make Nasser Hussain wait for the toss

In spite of the fact that the Kolkata Starwalt explained that he had real purposes behind arriving behind schedule on the field, he had figured out how to irritate the rivals. There have been times when Steve Waugh and Nasser Hussain had straightforwardly communicated their abhorrence.

Recently, on a show, Hussain had said, Sourav resembles that. Hussain abhorred him, he used to make Hussain sit tight for the throw each and every time. Hussain will resemble, Ganguly, it’s 10.30, they need to throw.

However, presently Hussain works with him for the most recent decade on critique. He’s such a pleasant, quiet, he’s still late for his discourse stretches, yet he is a beautiful guy. Also, that is the manner in which cricketers ought to be. At the point when anyone plays with him or against him, he doesn’t care for him. When anyone gets together with him sometime down the road, they’re pleasant individuals, the previous England chief included.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh