Despite a miserable stint in IPL V where his team Pune Warriors finished with the wooden spoon, Sourav Ganguly today did not rule himself out of the next edition and said he would not even be 40 in season six.
After a decent start to IPL V, Ganguly went through a lean patch both as a batsman and skipper and his captaincy of late was subject to speculation with reports that he would mentor the side next season.
But Ganguly today said he was yet to take a call.
“(About next year), I will see next season. As a matter of fact, I would not be even 40 when the IPL Six would begin in 2013,” Ganguly said.
“I’m also a human and prone to failures. Somehow you have to deal with it. Many captains have failed (in the IPL) but it’s Sourav Ganguly who always makes the headlines.
“I’m satisfied with my fitness. Obviously, I can’t be fit like a 23 or 24-year-old. But at least, I didn’t spill a catch or regret something on the field,” he added.
Predicting a Kolkata versus Chennai final in the ongoing fifth season, the former India captain said mystery spinner Sunil Narine was the number one reason for the Knight Riders outstanding show this time around.
“Sunil Narine is the no 1 reason for their good show this season. He is having a psychological effect on the batsmen. By him bowling a tight spell, puts additional pressure on the batsmen against the other bowlers,” he said.
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