Ganguly heaps praise on Anil Kumble

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Kolkata, Nov 3 (UNI) Sourav Ganguly today praised the cricketing magnanimity of Anil Kumble and said he felt proud to have played with the leggie.

Ganguly said he admired the gamemanship of Kumble and cherished his long association with the leg-spinner.

On retirement of senior players like him and Kumble and future of Indian cricket, Ganguly said, '' The retirement from active sports is natural phenomenon for everyone. There are also new talents. '' '' India has no dearth of players. Whoever will take up the responsibility, he will lead India to greater height. '' Scores of followers assembled at the cricketer's south Kolkata residence to wish him best wishes for his last Test in Nagpur.

Ganguly arrived here last night taking a short break before his last Test in Nagpur against Australia to join his daughter Sana, who turned seven today.

Ganguly said he was looking forward to his last Test cricket as any other, and added that he would try to give his best.

Ganguly left here this evening for Nagpur to join the Indian squad.

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