Sourav Ganguly's retirement saga

Updated: 09 October 2008 13:21 IST

Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday made a surprise announcement of his retirement from Test cricket after the end of four-match series against Australia.

Sourav Ganguly's retirement saga

New Delhi:

Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday made a surprise announcement of his retirement from all forms of international cricket after the end of four-match series against Australia, bringing to an end a 16-year career that had of late shown a slump.

The announcement by the most successful captain India ever had only served to confirm speculation that surrounded his selection into the Test team for the first two matches last week on the understanding that he would quit after the series. Ganguly, however, rubbished the reports of retiring under BCCI's 'Voluntary Retirement Scheme'. He said that he had decided to call it a day after he was overlooked for the Irani Trophy squad.

Full-coverage

I couldn't take more humiliation: Ganguly

Ganguly announces retirement

Ganguly dismisses VRS talk

Ganguly decided to quit two weeks back

I couldn't take more humiliation: Ganguly

Sachin, Dravid hail Ganguly

Former players hail Ganguly's timing to go

Gnguly retirement unfortunate: LS Speaker

Sourav Ganguly: God on the off-side

Ganguly's career highlights

Ganguly reveals kidnap threat to daughter



Topics : Cricket Sourav Ganguly
Related Articles
BCCI Maintains Position on Lodha Panel Reforms Ahead of Supreme Court's Verdict
BCCI Maintains Position on Lodha Panel Reforms Ahead of Supreme Court's Verdict
Yuvraj Singh's Wedding Celebrations Continue, Rohit Sharma, TV Stars Join
Yuvraj Singh's Wedding Celebrations Continue, Rohit Sharma, TV Stars Join
Women's Asia Cup T20: India Bowl Out Nepal For 21, Win By 99 Runs
Women's Asia Cup T20: India Bowl Out Nepal For 21, Win By 99 Runs
Show Comments
Advertisement