Sourav Ganguly’s hair

If you’ve missed or boycotted this year’s IPL, you have only missed one thing: Sourav Ganguly’s hair. Young Sourav brought himself on to bowl against Delhi and promptly bowled Kevin Pietersen first ball. He then went on a raised-fist jaunt across the field sporting a bizarre bouncing flap of hair.

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Sourav Ganguly taking his bat in

No-one ever slinks out the back door, do they? They give you four Tests’ notice so that they can be lauded to the high heavens for a month. Some players don’t even get four Tests in their careers, but now there are retirement articles about players who’ve still got that

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Sourav Ganguly’s double hundred

Well, at least his highest Test score’s higher than his highest one-day international score now. We saw his highest score in one-day internationals, 183 against Sri Lanka in the 1999 World Cup, and there are similarities with yesterday’s knock. On both occasions Ganguly was largely overshadowed by his batting partner

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