Canindia News – Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said India’s maiden Test series win in Australia is a “terrific” achievement and credited the way the team batted for the success.

Summary

  • Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said India’s maiden Test series win in Australia is a “terrific” achievement and credited the way the team batted for the success.
  • Asked to compare Kohli’s side with teams of the past including his feted team which drew 1-1 in Australia, India’s best result prior to this, Ganguly said: “I don’t compare ever.
  • Ganguly also heaped praise on young wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant who had a groundbreaking series scoring 350 runs in seven innings — the second highest — which included an unbeaten 159, and also broke the record for the most catches by an Indian stumper in a Test series with 20 catches in the four Tests.
  • He has been so good in the series and in future also he will shine,” Ganguly said.
  • On highest run-getter Cheteshwar Pujara and joint-most wicket taker Jasprit Bumrah, Ganguly said they were the main weapons for Kohli.

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