Former India captain Sourav Ganguly mentioned worldwide cricket can not survive with out the Twenty20 format. “Twenty20 is should for cricket. With out T-20, cricket can not survive,” Ganguly was answering a query on the overkill of cricket proper now and the difficulty of gamers burnout.
Requested in regards to the Indian staff’s efficiency in South Africa, he mentioned it has been a superb tour for them up to now. The Indian staff misplaced the Check sequence 1-2 earlier than bouncing again to clinch the one-dayers 5-1. “I hope they win the match (T20) on Saturday,” Ganguly mentioned referring to the tour-ending T20 Worldwide.
When requested about younger gamers getting a chance in Indian cricket, Ganguly mentioned lots of younger gamers signify the nation.
“We have now Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya and others have are available to play in our Indian facet. We have now to offer them time to change into the likes of Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh,” he mentioned. “Sehwag and Harbhajan additionally developed over a time period. Our younger gamers may even accomplish that,” he added.
Talking about Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who struck a 28-ball 52 within the earlier T20, Ganguly mentioned, “Dhoni is excellent in one-day matches and in T-20. It is extremely arduous to get previous MS.”
“You’ve got to respect the contribution made by him and others too will get a chance to shine.”
On the health of Indian cricketers, Ganguly mentioned the Indian staff is on par with worldwide gamers.
Requested to match the Indian males’s and ladies’s cricket groups, he mentioned, “Girls are doing exceptionally effectively in cricket. Have you ever seen anybody hit greater sixes than Harmanpreet Kaur? Nevertheless, the lads are higher,” he quipped.