07. August 2022

British Parliament felicitates BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

LONDON: It was a memorable day for BCCI President Sourav Ganguly as the previous India captain was felicitated by the

British Parliament

on Wednesday.

“I was felicitated by the British Parliament as a Bengali so it was nice. It was in the Parliament. They contacted me six months ago. They do this award every year and I got it,” mentioned BCCI President Sourav Ganguly.

The Indian cricket legend was felicitated on the identical date July 13 when he led India to Natwest ultimate win in 2002 and precisely 20 years afterward the identical day he was honoured in the identical metropolis.

“Oh! yeah I saw that on instagram. It has been a long time isn’t it? 20 years ago. Yeah great moments in sport beating England in England is nothing better than that. The current team is doing it. They won the T20 series. They are 1 up in the one day series,” instructed Sourav Ganguly.

The method India defeated England in T20I was commendable as Rohit Sharma and firm wrapped up the three-match collection with a match to spare.and in ODIs additionally they’re one win away from sealing the collection. What happy the previous India captain was the sporting wicket within the first ODI and the way in which Indian bowlers exploited the situations.

“That is what England has always been. There will always be help for the bowlers. I thought Bumrah and Shami were outstanding in the first spell and that just took the game away from England. India batted well to win with 10 wickets. 110 runs shows how well they batted on this pitch. It has been very good so far,” defined Sourav Ganguly.

India gained the T20I collection 2-1 however misplaced the Edgbaston Test and therefore the collection resulted in a 2-2 draw dashing their hopes of successful a Test collection in England after 15 years.

“Yes, but it happens in sport. You got to give credit to England. They played exceptionally well on that day. Chasing 400 in fourth innings is never easy and it was the highest run chase. So, that is the way it is 2 all in the Test match series. Win the T20 and if we can win the One day then I think we will be very successful,” instructed Ganguly mentioned.

Few days in the past on July 8 Sourav Ganguly turned 50 and his celebration movies close to the London Eye went viral on social media.

“We live here (London). My daughter studies here. It’s great to spend time with her. She lives here all round the year. It was great fun. I loved every bit,” mentioned Ganguly.

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