Updated: June 18, 2020 6:47:19 pm
Sachin Tendulkar couldn’t achieve success as India captain as a result of he used to be too involved in his own performances whereas Sourav Ganguly all the time used to manage things quietly, mentioned Madan Lal.
Lal, a key determine in Indian cricket administration in the late 90s and early 2000s, first because the coach of the nationwide crew after which as nationwide selector, mentioned he had noticed that Sachin’s studying of recreation conditions was very good however that he typically discovered it troublesome to manage the ten different gamers.
“Sachin was so involved in his own performance that it sometimes became difficult for him to think about the team. A captain needs to manage the other ten players in the side also,” Lal mentioned on a Sportskeeda Facebook Live session.
“But I won’t say Sachin was not a good captain. A captain is only as good as his team. He was very good at reading the game, telling players where they were going wrong,” added Lal, who had been coach of the crew when Sachin had been captain in 1996/1997.
Lal additionally mentioned that it had been un unanimous choice between the 5 nationwide selectors in 2000 to title Sourav Ganguly as the brand new captain. He mentioned how Ganguly went about quietly in his management function had satisfied the choice board that he was the fitting candidate to fill the management vacuum.
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“Sourav Ganguly was the leading candidate to become the captain in 2000. He used to quietly manage everybody in his own way,” he mentioned, including that how ‘Dada’ managed the Bengal cricket board for 5 years is proof that he has all the time confirmed good administration abilities.
Tendulkar had two tenures as India captain. He first took over as skipper in 1996 however by 1997 he was dropped from the place. After the 1999 World Cup, Sachin once more succeeded Md Azharudding for a brief time period, earlier than resigning from the place after two collection in which India fared badly – a call which paved the way in which for a protracted captaincy tenure by Ganguly.
After the 2007 World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar was once more provided the captaincy, in accordance to then BCCI President Sharad Pawar, however Tendulkar had then suggested that MS Dhoni be named as captain as an alternative.
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