Once upon a time the veteran batsman was in trouble
Wasn’t finding a way to return to the team
New Delhi. In the year 2006, Dada i.e. Sourav Ganguly’s career was in turmoil. He was out of the team and the one who did this to him was none other than the coach whom Dada himself had brought. This thing is well known, but do you know that the way for Dada’s return was prepared by that ad, which was blackmailed by him.
This ad was of a soft drink company, whose opening line was that have you not forgotten your grandfather? This was the time when this company was also in trouble and Dada was also in trouble. To get rid of the difficulties, the company’s think tank planned to make this ad. At first Sourav Ganguly refused after listening to this ad, but then he was reminded that his contract with the company was till 2007. In such a situation, unless the content of the ad spoils his image, Dada cannot deny it. If he backs out from this, then the legal route will be taken. Ganguly did not want to buy another trouble at the moment and he finally said yes.
Second innings started with a bang
The ad was shot and hit the market. In a way, it was going to excite the minds of the people. Everywhere people were talking about it. People’s sentiments started connecting with Sourav Ganguly. Eventually Dada returned to the team. After this, Ganguly started his second innings on the field in such a bang that even the people who dropped him from the team were surprised.
The storm came in 15 days, there will be more devastation in IPL, this time a new record will be made!
Dada played the 2007 World Cup. Team India may have been eliminated from the group stage, but Ganguly was one of the top run-scorers for the team. After this return, Sourav Ganguly scored the first and only double century of his Test career. That too against Pakistan. Ganguly may have been blackmailed into advertising, but it had given strong support to both the company and Dada.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 14, 2023, 15:06 IST