“I would never do it (go shirtless) now. Every time they would show that footage (on any sports channel), I called the producer and told him that I have 20,000 international runs and several hundreds. But he said that is what he wants to show. (The shirtless celebration) was done a lot more out of satisfaction. Do not forget the name on the (Lord’s) honour’s board (as a result of his century on Test debut). That will remain a lot more special”, Ganguly said at the India Today Conclave East 2017.
In the past…
Chasing a massive target of 326 during the summit clash against England in 2002, India plummeted to 146/5. When the proverbial writing almost appeared on the wall, the then unfancied duo of Yuvraj Singh and Mohammad Kaif put on a game-changing partnership to propel the ‘Men in Blue’ to a famous victory.