Sourav Ganguly has admired Virender Sehwag for his entertaining show ‘Viru Ki Baithak’. During IPL 2020, Sehwag was notably active so social media and gave his insights about the game in his humorous style. Sehwag posted his amusing pre and post-match analysis which became popular among cricket enthusiasts during IPL.
Now the BCCI president Ganguly has acknowledged Sehwag’s out of the box show and praised him. In the comments section of Sehwag’s new post on Instagram, Sourav Ganguly called his show as one of the reasons behind the great ratings of IPL 2020.
Sourav Ganguly Hails Virender Sehwag’s, ‘Viru Ki Baithak’
Sehwag shared his picture on Instagram on Saturday and wrote, “When nothing goes right, go left #virukafunda #chill #life”.
“Kya baat hai Veeru…u r looking fit and handsome …one of the reasons of IPL ratings so high was becoz of Veeru ka baithak”, Sourav Ganguly wrote and complimented Sehwag for his show.
Virender Sehwag went all out on his show ‘Viru Ki Baithak’ where he appreciated and criticized a player in his incomparable way. Much like his batting during his career, there was no half measure from Sehwag on his exciting show.
When CSK were unable to accelerate with the bat he mocked them as ‘Chennai slow kings’. Also while listing 5 flops of IPL 2020, he didn’t spare Glenn Maxwell for his ordinary performances and tagged him as a ’10 crores cheerleader’. This is typical Virender Sehwag who doesn’t shy away from expressing himself while talking about the performances of the players.
Coming back to IPL ratings, this season proved to be a tremendous success for the BCCI. The cricket board organised a full-fledged IPL in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which was acknowledged by all the franchises. They managed to pull off an incredible season during these trying times which revealed all viewership records of previous seasons.
Mumbai Indians went on to lift their 5th IPL title and once again proved why they are the strongest side in the competition. The BCCI is now aiming to host IPL 2021 in India during April-May in a bio-secure bubble keeping the COVID-19 scare in mind.