Sourav Ganguly pulls out of the MCL in Dubai after the Back Spasm. It has been reported that Dada was practicing for the MCL and got a back spasm. However, the doctor advised for the rest and Sourav Ganguly has decided to pull back from the tournament.
Sourav Ganguly pulls back
Sourav Ganguly was to lead the Libra Legends in the Master Champions League, a tournament for the retired cricketers. He was practicing very hard for the tournament as he wanted to be match fit. This is one of the major heartbreaks for the Dada fans who wanted to see him roar on the field again. He played in the Cricket All Stars but this could have been even better. There have been no official statements from MCL or Ganguly as of now. However, a statement can be expected soon. It is likely that South African legend Jack Kallis will lead the Libra Legends in place of him. Sourav Ganguly also gave a skip to the official Captain presentation in Dubai for the MCL. It is believed that he decided to skip the event for the same reason. Brad Hogg represented him for the Libra Legends.
If the reports are true then Sourav Ganguly may remain present in Dubai to cheer up the team. Sourav Ganguly who is considered one of the best captains India has is also the President of Cricket Association of Bengal besides being in the IPL Committee of BCCI. He is considered one of the busiest retired cricketers in India with lots of administration work. He was one of the players who were very eager to go out and give a shot on the field. However, the unfortunate back injury may not give the fans the opportunity to see him on the field. MCL will feature many legends from Cricket like Brian Lara, Greame Smith, Kallis, Ponting and others.