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‘Dada, nothing will happen batting at no. 5’: Madan Lal’s game-changing advice for Sourav Ganguly

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Madan Lal recently said how he motivated Sourav Ganguly to open for the national team. The veteran, who served as India’s coach between 1996 and 1997, wanted to utilise Ganguly’s potential, keeping in mind the talent the left-hander had. Therefore, he asked the batsman to start opening the batting, a move that turned out to be a crucial one. I told him ‘Dada, nothing will happen batting at no. 5, Lal said.