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Was standing at Lord's balcony hoping Dravid would get a hundred: Ganguly

Ganguly played a superb knock of 131 for which he consumed 301 deliveries

BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly addresses the media, at the office of Cricket Association of Bengal in Kolkata, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
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BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly addresses the media, at the office of Cricket Association of Bengal in Kolkata, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 | Photo: PTI

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It was on June 20, 1996 that Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, two of India's best batsmen, made their Test debuts against England at the Home of Cricket -- the Lord's Cricket Ground in London.
While Ganguly went on to score a 100, Dravid was not so lucky and got out just 5 runs short of the landmark.
"He (Ganguly) batted at 3, I came in at 7 in that game. So I had a long time to watch him bat and bat very well actually. I did feel really nice for him that he got that hundred," said Dravid in a

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 7:35 PM IST

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