It’s important to realise when to go: Ganguly

January 15th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Having retired from international cricket in a blaze of glory two months ago, Sourav Ganguly Thursday said it was important for a sportsman to decide when to take the final bow.”It is a tough decision to announce one’s retirement. But it’s also important to realise when to go. One should strike the balance between going out and being pushed out,” Ganguly said at a local programme here.

The former Indian captain had retired from the game after the four-Test series against Australia in November. He had announced his decision to quit at the start of the series.

Ganguly, who totalled 7212 runs in 113 Test matches at an average of 42.17. He notched up 324 runs at an average of 54.00 in his last series that India won 2-0.

Ganguly laid stress on proper harnessing of talent to take sports forward in the country. “We need talented boys to keep on coming. Its also important for talent to be shown the right way.”

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