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Sourav Ganguly made Sehwag open batting and brought players like Zaheer, Yuvraj and Harbhajan: Wasim Jaffer

  • 04 Jul 2020 16:10:27

Wasim Jaffer said that Sourav Ganguly used to back his players and offered chance to numerous youthful cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh.

Previous India opener Wasim Jaffer on Friday appraised current BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly as the best chief he had played under. Wasim Jaffer made his presentation under the captaincy of Sachin Tendulkar and went onto play the vast majority of his cricket 15 Tests - under Rahul Dravid.

Jaffer, who played 31 Tests, 2 ODIs for India, making the most of his best run as opener under Rahul Dravid's initiative before playing his last Test under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. Jaffer additionally said that Sourav Ganguly was the person who made the Indian side after 2000.

Be that as it may, Jaffer neglected to intrigue during his 5 Test spell under Sourav Ganguly. In seven innings under Ganguly, he scored 149 runs with the most noteworthy score of 86 against West Indies.

"Sourav Ganguly was the person who made the group after 2000. He had the disposition, supported the players and gave them a more drawn out rope. He made Sehwag open the batting and brought players like Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh," Jaffer was cited as saying by CricTracker.

When Sourav Ganguly took over as skipper in 2000, Indian cricket was in sloppy waters, getting pieces after the match-fixing embarrassment. He drove the national group to security and imparted the conviction that India could win abroad, in this way, getting one of the best chiefs the group has ever had.

On the off chance that there one quality of Sourav Ganguly that days gone by cricketers will always remember to enroll out of the veteran's many, is the ceaseless help he had reached out towards his partners.

It was Sourav Ganguly who upheld youthful players like Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra and a lot more and transformed them into world-class cricketers.