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MUMBAI: Former India skipper
have had fairly just a few epic battles on the cricket pitch and whereas they’re each good associates off it, the previous English captain has admitted that he hated the Indian skipper for making him wait on the toss. However with time Nasser has realised that the present BCCI president is a stunning particular person.
Talking on Star Sports activities present Cricket Linked, former England captain Nasser Hussain spoke about his Staff India counterpart again then. “I’ve at all times mentioned, and this can be a generalisation, however I’ve at all times mentioned about Ganguly, that he made India a harder aspect. So, earlier than Ganguly, there have been very proficient sides, however you felt they have been additionally a pleasant aspect, very all the way down to earth, would meet you with morning greetings, morning Nasser, it was a really nice expertise.
“Taking part in in opposition to a Ganguly aspect, you knew you have been in a battle, you knew that Ganguly understood the fervour of Indian cricket followers and it wasn’t only a recreation of cricket. It was extra necessary than a recreation of cricket. He was feisty and he picked feisty cricketers whether or not it could be Harbhajan or Yuvraj or whoever – feisty in your face cricketers – that whenever you met him away from the sport, have been pretty, good. Sourav’s like that.
“After I performed in opposition to Sourav, I hated him, he used to make me anticipate the toss each single time and I will be like, Ganguly, it is 10.30, we’ve to toss. However now I work with him for the final decade on commentary, he is such a pleasant, calm, he is nonetheless late for his commentary stints, however he’s a stunning bloke. And that is the way in which cricketers must be. Whenever you play with him or in opposition to him, you do not like him and whenever you meet up with him later in life, they’re good folks.”