Playing Under Pressure Tougher Than BCCI President's job: Sourav Ganguly

Mumbai: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Monday stated it was “more durable being a participant” than donning the hat of an administrator as there isn’t any margin for error whereas batting.

The previous India captain was talking throughout the Sportstar Aces Awards evening right here.

Requested what was more durable between being a participant and BCCI president, Ganguly had no hesitation whereas responding to the query.

“It was more durable taking part in below strain, as a result of it was one probability whereas batting, that was lot tough. Right here (as BCCI President) if I make a mistake, I come again subsequent and get it rectified, there should you nicked (Glenn) McGrath outdoors the off stump…” Ganguly stated.

From his time to now, he thought the tempo of the sport has modified.

Batting nice Sunil Gavsakar, who efficiently stood as much as a number of the greatest quick bowlers of all time, additionally felt administration is simpler.

“Sure, I did (maintain the workplace of BCCI president) for a few months in 2014, when the Supreme Court docket appointed me president of the BCCI, IPL, I did it. It was straightforward,” Gavaskar stated.

Requested what he felt modified through the years in cricket, Gavaskar stated health.

“I believe the health, they (gamers) are a lot fitter than we have been taking part in, rather more stronger they usually can hit the ball a good distance, (they’re) bodily match and agile,” Gavaskar stated.

Ganguly acquired the very best Crew of the Yr Award on behalf of his gamers, who couldn’t flip up for the perform as they’ve a match in opposition to Australia right here on Tuesday.

“Thank You for giving Indian Check workforce (Crew of the Tear award). I’m positive all the opposite three groups have equally accomplished properly this yr (2019). Congratulations to (batting coach) Vikram (Rathour) and the boys should not right here as they’ve a sport tomorrow,” Ganguly, the previous India captain, stated.

“And all the very best for the brand new yr. It is the beginning of a giant yr, the World Cups – males’s, ladies’s and U-19, and I hope it goes properly,” stated Ganguly.


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