Why was it fun with Sachin
In the rapid fire round, Ganguly was asked between Sachin and Sehwag who did he enjoy opening the innings with more. To this he said, ‘Sachin was the smartest and Sehwag was mad. Sachin made me a better player too. Sachin inspired me to raise the level of my game.
Sourav Ganguly was asked who is the person he respects the most. Here also he named Sachin Tendulkar. The former BCCI president said, ‘He is special and I have seen him closely. I saw the ball hitting his rib cage. He didn’t make any noise. Scored runs and found out the next morning that there is a double fracture. I heard a voice and I went and asked him if he was okay. He said he is fine. The fracture was detected the next morning. He was special.
which win is more special
Sourav Ganguly was asked to choose between India’s victory in the Kolkata Test in 2001 or India’s victory in the 2002 NatWest Cup final at Lord’s. The 2001 home win changed the team, he said. It changed the belief in the team.
Sourav Ganguly was asked which bowler used to trouble him the most. He named Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan. Ganguly said, ‘He was becoming more dangerous with age.