Sourav Ganguly-Rahul Dravid partnership ‘important’ for future of Indian cricket: VVS Laxman

Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid made their Test makes a big appearance together at Lord's. It was an exceptional introduction for them two, as they controlled India in the clear in their absolute first Test innings. While Ganguly scored a century, Dravid missed the mark regarding the three-figure mark by simply five runs.

From that point forward, the two players played together for the nation for an enormous piece of their vocations. Ganguly and Dravid additionally captained the Indian groups at various stages.

Today, the team keeps on standing firm in Indian cricket. While Ganguly heads the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Rahul Dravid is presently the top of the National Cricket Academy (NCA).

Talking on Star Sports show Cricket Connected, Laxman talked about the significance of Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid organization in the organization of Indian cricket.

"It is incredible! the organization between BCCI President Ganguly and National Cricket Academy (NCA) Head Dravid. On the off chance that the Indian group needs to be fruitful in each arrangement, at that point this organization is of most extreme significance. I think everybody is significant, the group chief, NCA Head and BCCI President," said Laxman.

Prior, thinking back their presentation at Lord's in 1996, Ganguly had uncovered how he was holding up at the notorious gallery planning to see Dravid complete a century on debut simply like he had. Ganguly played a sublime thump of 131 for which he expended 301 conveyances. The in vogue thump was studded with 20 limits. Dravid, in the interim, confronted 267 conveyances during his thump which comprised of 6 limits.

"I was excessively charmed in my presentation to be completely forthright. At the point when he (Dravid) came into bat, I was at that point at 70 odd. I recollect my 100 scoring shot which was a spread drive through point and he was at the non-striker's end. I completed the day at 131, I got out an hour after tea and he continued," he included.

"He returned the following morning and got 95. I was remaining at the Lord's gallery trusting that he would get a hundred. I have seen him play at the under 15s, at that point Ranji Trophy together. I had seen his presentation at Eden Gardens and afterward observing his introduction at Lord's. Thus, I watched his vocation intently. It would have been incredible had we both got hundreds that day," Ganguly had said.

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