Follow Sachin's footsteps: Sourav Ganguly tells Bengal colts

Critics might have been harsh on Sachin Tendulkar in the recent past, but Sourav Ganguly said: "They must remember that out of 327 innings, Tendulkar has scored 51 hundreds and 67 half centuries".

updated: September 06, 2013 22:13 IST
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Kolkata: Be it success or failure, former India captain Sourav Ganguly has seen it all, and the Bengal's favourite son shared his experience while giving a pep-talk to the state's U-19 team here on Friday.

Asking them to follow the footsteps Sachin Tendulkar, Ganguly told the youngsters that they should remain focus and committed to the sport.

Comparing a cricketer's life to that of a boxer, Ganguly said: "Cricketers' life is like that of a boxer in the ring. You have to take blows but yet remain steady and focus".

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