Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly waving his shirt in the historic Lord’s balcony with is an image that is etched on every Indian sports fan’s memory. It became one of the defining moments of Ganguly’s career. Recently, former India cricketer VVS Laxman picked that image to shower praise on Sourav Ganguly.
Currently, Laxman is putting out a series of tweets showing gratitude to the legends of the game. Previously, he has hailed Anil Kumble and Sachin Tendulkar for taking Indian cricket to greater heights. On Tuesday, Laxman heaped praise on Ganguly on the microblogging site Twitter.
VVS Laxman heaps praise on Sourav Ganguly
VVS Laxman said the former opening batsman was “unconventional and fiercely proud” and always wore his heart on his sleeve. Ganguly is known to shape the future of Indian cricket in the early 2000s.
“Unconventional and fiercely proud, Sourav Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve. And, sometimes, bared it too!” said Laxman while tweeting the famous Lord’s balcony picture when Ganguly took off his shirt after India defeated England in the NatWest Trophy final.
Unconventional and fiercely proud, @SGanguly99 wore his heart on his sleeve. And, sometimes, bared it too! Empowering youngsters who went on to do wonders for the country was credit to his great leadership qualities. pic.twitter.com/wCVuRctqPD
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 2, 2020