Couple of years' cricket still left in me, claims Ganguly

London, Sep 9 (UNI) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, despite being ousted from the Irany Trophy sqaud, refuses to surrender and said he still has a couple of years of cricket left in him.

It seemed to be the end of road for the Prince of Kolkata, as the selectors left out Ganguly while picking the Rest of India squad for the Irani Trophy, scheduled to be played this month.

The left-handed batsman might have come to terms with his ODI exclusion but insisted that he was in no mood to call it a day as far as Test and Twenty20 cricket were concerned.

''I would like to think I have a couple of years left,'' Ganguly was qouted as saying by 'The Sun' today.

''But I won't say I'll miss touring. I'll miss the cricket we play the satisfaction you get from scoring a century or from winning a Test,'' Ganguly said when asked if he will miss cricket once he quits the game.

On not being part of the One-day squad anymore, the former captain said, ''At the present moment, I'm playing Test cricket and Twenty20 in the Indian Premier League.'' ''I miss the One-day game but the older players understand we won't be playing in the 2011 World Cup. So now it is time for the young players to get match experience,'' said the 35-year-old Ganguly, who even though made a stunning comeback to the Indian side after he was dropped due to soured relation with the then coach Greg Chappell, was not able to stop the axe falling on him.


Story first published: Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 17:35 [IST]
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