Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly came too late for Bengal's Ranji Trophy match and he was penalised. The match was played between Saurashtra and Bengal.
Ganguly was late by an hour after the start of their match as he was receiving massage from the team masseur for a "back spasm" in the morning.
On day two of the match with Saurashtra resuming at their overnight score of 372 for three, Bengal began without the ace left-hander, who was substituted by Abhishek Jhunjhunwala when the play started at 9 am in the morning.
With Ganguly nowhere to be seen, Bengal became the laughing stock for those watching the match as they were reduced to 10 players when pacer Ashok Dinda had to leave the field for one over during that period.