Is Sourav Ganguly not suited for T20 format?

For Pune skipper Ganguly, cracking the shortest format of the sport hasn't been easy since the inception of the IPL in 2008.

updated: May 10, 2012 17:08 IST
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Mumbai: The time has come to bid adieu to Sourav Ganguly from the Indian Premier League. Following Rajasthan Royals' crushing seven-wicket victory on Tuesday, Pune became the second team after Deccan Chargers to crash out of IPL 5, having lost nine out of 13 matches.

The early exit comes as a major disappointment for owners, Sahara India, who had put their faith behind India's most successful skipper to be an able replacement for cancer-stricken Yuvraj Singh. Declared the team's mentor, he was also entrusted with the responsibility of acting as a stand-in coach. | Related | Will Sourav Ganguly sit out of last three matches?

Ganguly's IPL flop show

# IPL I (Kolkata)
Matches: 13, Runs: 349, HS: 91, Avg: 29.08, SR: 113.68
# IPL II (Kolkata)
Matches: 13, Runs: 189, HS: 46, Avg: 17.18, SR: 91.30
# IPL-III (Kolkata)
Matches: 14, Runs: 493, HS: 88, Avg: 37.92, SR: 117.66
# IPL IV (Pune)
Matches: 4, Runs: 50, HS: 32, Avg: 25, SR: 84.74
# IPL V (Pune)
Matches: 13, Runs: 261, HS: 45, Avg: 20.07, SR: 100.77

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