Hamilton: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that key to opener Shikhar Dhawan's success in the cricket World Cup is about playing freely which was not happening during the Australia series.
"I believe it is about playing freely in the World Cup that can be attributed to Shikhar's success as it was not happening earlier during the Australia series," Ganguly said during an interaction, here on Sunday.
New Delhi: Impressed by India's clinical performance against South Africa, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said the Proteas have not been outplayed like this in a "long long time" and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can gain a lot of courage from such a display.
"I don't remember South Africa being outplayed like this in a long long time," Ganguly, who is part of the Star Sports commentary panel, told PTI post India's 130-run victory against South Africa in their second pool game of the World Cup.
Kolkata - Former India captain Sourav Ganguly does not think Indian bowling would lack any bite in absence of seniormost speedster Ishant Sharma who has been ruled out of the Cricket World Cup because of a knee injury.
"One player's absence won't make much of a difference.
The rest will also have to bowl well," said the cricketer-turned-commentator said here before flying to Australia for the ICC World Cup commencing tomorrow.
Ishant apparently sustained the injury during the Boxing Day Test and went on to miss the final Test of the five-match series that India lost 0-2.
Kolkata - With three back-to-back series wins, India deserved to be the number one side in the ICC ODI rankings, said former captain Sourav Ganguly here on Tuesday.
"They have been playing well in the last three series. They beat England in England, won against the West Indies and now here too they have clinched the series," Ganguly told reporters on the sidelines of CAB's programme to celebrate 150 years of Eden Gardens.
London, Sep 01 : Former India cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly has insisted that the problem England has is their mental approach to batting and facing spin bowling and they have to change that to win matches.
Kolkata - In his first day in office as Cricket Association of Bengal joint-secretary, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said playing cricket was "tougher" than wearing the administrator`s hat.
Kolkata: Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he`s elected uncontested for the post of joint-secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday.
Kolkata, Feb 25 : Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly was Tuesday conferred an honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the Bengal Engineering and Science University for his contribution to the country's sports.
Kolkata, Oct 10 : Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly Thursday said batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has taken his decision to quit the game at the right time and asked the country’s cricket authorities to use his services in grooming young talent.
London, Jan 22 : Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has claimed England batsman Kevin Pietersen's failure to pace his
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