Ganguly debuts as a commentator with World Twenty20June 3rd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is all set for a new innings — that of a television commentator.
Ganguly has been been signed by ESPN STAR Sports as an expert analyst for the World Twenty20 that begins Friday in England.
Ganguly will be part of a commentary panel comprising Wasim Akram, Sanjay Manjrekar, Alan Wilkins, Harsha Bhogle, Nasser Hussain, David Lloyd, Ian Chappell, Simon Doull, Kepler Wessels, Ian Bishop, Ranil Abeynaike and Athar Ali Khan.
“I am delighted to join ESPN STAR Sports. I have been interviewed many a time by some of the eminent experts on ESPN STAR Sports and now I look forward to interviewing my erstwhile team mates along with them for a change.
“I am very excited about my new role as the 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 commence my stint,” he said.
Ganguly retired in October after the home Test series against Australia.
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