Sourav Ganguly picks Narine as IPL's best

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Kolkata, April 7: Former captain Sourav Ganguly today picked mystery spinner Sunil Narine as the "man" of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament.

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"There have been quite a few outstanding talents over the years. The first year threw up some domestic talents as Rajasthan Royal set the stage ablaze.

File picture of Sunil Narine

"But I think Sunil Narine, he has been the man of the IPL. His impact for the last 3-4 seasons has been unbelievable," Ganguly said about the spinner ahead of the opening ceremony of IPL-8 here.

Representing Kolkata Knight Riders in the cash-rich T20 league, the West Indian has taken has 67 wickets from 47 outings in the tournament so far.

The former left-handed batsman also praised BCCI for making the IPL a success.

"It's done wonders for Indian cricket. The BCCI deserves accolades for setting up the tournament and making it successful. You can set up a tournament but to make it successful like this you need special efforts," said Ganguly.

PTI

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