Kapil wishes luck to Ganguly for his last Test

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New Delhi, Nov 5 (UNI) Former India captain Kapil Dev today wished luck to Sourav Ganguly who will play the last Test of his illustrious international career against Australia at Nagpur tomorrow.

''I wish him all the best for his last Test and he is not only a great captain but a great player as well,'' Kapil told mediapersons here.

The 1983 World Cup winning captain, Kapil also showered praise on Anil Kumble who recently announced his retirement during the Delhi Test against Australia.

''I believe he was an extraordinary player and we can just salute to players of his stature,'' he said.

''His records prove his contribution to the game and getting 619 wickets is in itself an extraordinary achievement,'' he added.

Kapil also dismissed suggestions that senior players were being forced to take up retirement by the BCCI.

''I don't think so. These are such big names that you can't tell them to do something against their wishes.

''Anil got injured and he took a right decsion at the right time,'' he stated.


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