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Sourav Ganguly & others share thoughts on Test cricket

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Cricket News: Sourav Ganguly & others share thoughts on Test cricket | Ganguly, Bhogle and others sing praises of Test cricket

Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly advocates for preserving Test cricket after the thrilling finish to the third Ashes Test at Headingley on Sunday. Chasing 251, the Three Lions got over the line courtesy impactful batting cameos by Chris Woakes and Mark Wood late in the game after Harry Brook’s solid effort.

This followed the fantastic final day conclusions to the opening couple of games of this series, which were won by Australia. Ganguly appreciated the ‘breath-taking’ nature of Test cricket and questioned the people who keep raising doubts over the future of the format.

Ganguly among many praising Test cricket during fascinating Test series

“People keep questioning test cricket .. the last 4 test matches ..hope have shown everyone why we need to keep playing it and preserving at its best .. it’s been just absolutely breathtaking to watch .. as good as any format any where in the world .. @ICC @bcci @MCC,” Ganguly tweeted.

Another facet that has drawn a lot of attraction during the Ashes is the incredible home support that England has managed to draw throughout the first three games. Despite the losses, the spectators have come out to in huge numbers to support Stokes’ men wherever they have played.

“We love to come here and play cricket for England. (On the Headingley crowd) Absolutely sensational. The Western Terrace is always amazing. This place has memories that people will always remember and we love playing here,” said Stokes, who had pioneered England to an emphatic victory on this ground in the Ashes 2019 in a do-or-die encounter.

“I must admit to being envious of the following Test cricket has in England,” noted cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle tweeted, echoing similar thoughts.

The fourth Test will kick off at Old Trafford from July 19 onwards.

Tarkesh Jha
Tarkesh Jha
Tarkesh Jha is a media professional and cricket writer who has managed social media content, public relations (PR) and marketing related content for cricketer Ajinkya Rahane and cricket presenter and stand-up comedian Vikram Sathaye. Also, Tarkesh has been featured in some leading publications such as Sportskeeda, Khel Now, firstpost.com, and cnbctv18.com

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