It is probably impossible to predict what Sourav Ganguly is going to do in the cricket field. Right at the beginning, eye brows were raised that he is in the team because of the zonal quota system in Indian selection and the influence of Mr. Dalmiya. What a start was that! Back to Back centuries in
He got elevated to captaincy earlier in his career because of lack of options for the Indian selectors. Here is where, came his greatest achievement for Indian cricket. He gave belief to the Indian team, took Indian cricket out of the dark days of match-fixing. He deserves to be judged the greatest captain Indian cricket has produced. But his form nose-dived towards the end of his captaincy and he became a liability in the strong batting line-up. In came the Greg Chappel saga, and Sourav divided public opinion like no one else.
He kept trying in the domestic circuit without ever setting it on fire and made a come back with the appointment of a new selection committee (read Vengsarkar). To everyone’s surprise helped
Can’t predict whether it is Gnaguly’s or
Once again he is the most consistent among the fav-four and achieved that century he craved for against the Aussies in his final series and made sure that he will go on his own terms. He might score big in the possible five innings remaining or he might fail. But I will not predict what he will do! Hats off to Ganguly, you beauty……