Ganguly takes mike at T20 world cup

Published: Thursday, June 4, 2009, 11:23 [IST]
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Ganguly to debut as a commentator

London: Sourav Ganguly, who had enthralled cricket fans throughout his long stint in international cricket, is all set to start a new innings behind the microphone after he was signed by ESPN STAR Sports as an expert analyst for the ICC World Twenty20.

Ganguly will soon join the company of panel including the likes of Ian Chappell, Ian Bishop, Wasim Akram, Sanjay Manjrekar, Harsha Bhogle and Nasser Hussain.

Ganguly, who will start his stint with the channel from the semi-final stage, said he was excited about his new role, which also comprises interacting with his former teammates.

T20 World Cup-Fixture

"I look forward to interviewing my erstwhile teammates. I am very excited about my new role as the ICC World Twenty20 is the biggest event for an analyst like me and I look forward to the semi-finals and the final where I will be commencing my stint with ESS," he said.

R C Venkatesh, Managing Director, ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd. Said Ganguly's uncanny ability to read match situations made him fit for the job.


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