Steve Waugh's U-turn on Sourav Ganguly, says he made Team India tough

Steve Waugh also backs the Australian team after the Old Trafford Test ended in a draw but says it will be hard for Michael Clarke and his men to make it 2-2 in the Ashes.

updated: August 06, 2013 22:20 IST
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Barrackpore: Days after criticising Sourav Ganguly, legendary Australian cricketer Steve Waugh on Tuesday hailed the former India skipper, saying he brought toughness to the Indian side.

In his latest visit to the city in connection with Udayan, a rehabilitation home for children suffering from leprosy in colonies near Barrackpore which the Australian support, Waugh praised the retired Indian skipper and said he was a brilliant cricketer.

"I mean this is Kolkata and Sourav you know is a great captain. Sourav brought that toughness to the Indian side," Waugh said.

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