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Is Sourav Ganguly The Best Indian Captain Ever?


5) Ganguly won the toss and elected to bat on a green pitch on a cloudy day in Headingley. India won the match by an innings and 46 runs:

Sourav Ganguly In test cricket

Ganguly was the kind of captain who made the team believe that they can win overseas matches. Headingly is a pitch known destructive for seamers in overcast conditions and green pitch. Ganguly took a bold decision to bat winning the toss. People rolled eyes but the thought was to wait for few days to let Indian spinners do havoc. India scored a whopping 638 runs and spinners later bamboozled the batsman to win the match by an innings.

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