Mid-day – Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, a huge football buff, on Friday hoped the FIFA World Cup this time will witness Lionel Messi’s Argentina lift the trophy even though he admitted to be a Brazil supporter.

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  • Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, a huge football buff, on Friday hoped the FIFA World Cup this time will witness Lionel Messi’s Argentina lift the trophy even though he admitted to be a Brazil supporter.
  • Coming to cricket, Ganguly wished Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun, luck after the latter was selected for the India Under-19 side which will be touring Sri Lanka next month.
  • Ganguly further said India led by Virat Kohli are favourites to win in England.
  • India will have the chances of winning the series,” Ganguly said.
  • On captain Kohli bagging the BCCI’s best cricketer award for two seasons, Ganguly said, “He’s nearing 30 and has another six-seven years…


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