What he said:
“The problem with England is they have too much theory in one-day cricket.”
Saurav Ganguly analyses the reasons for England’s 4-0 washout against India in the five match ODI series in India.
The former Indian skipper was commenting on England’s unwillingness to have Ian Bell open the innings in the 50 over format.
Bell is rated the best batsman in the world by leading experts.
What he really meant:
“I’m all for anti-theory—especially when it comes to opposing sides.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“Wasn’t this the same side that beat us in the ODI series at home?”