Sourav Ganguly Reveals’ how Yuvraj couldn’t become Like Dravid
By CricShotsStaff - Jun 5, 2020 1:23 pm
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With everyone stuck indoors, the cricketing fraternity has taken over the internet. Players coaches, pundits, everyone have also been proactive on their social media due to the lockdown. Similarly, Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly joined hands with the Unacademy app and spoke about leadership.

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly

On Thursday, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly spoke about how good leaders learn from their own mistakes. He shared how a leader should never let failure effect and stop them from progressing upwards in life.

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Ganguly took over the captaincy in troubled times for Indian cricket, right after the match-fixing fiasco, but went on to become the most successful captain from the country till he remained at the helm.

The current BCCI president shared how he felt trying to change a certain Rahul Dravid into Yuvraj Singh can be disastrous for the player and the team. Sourav Ganguly said, “Adaptability is one of the key leadership qualities. A leader should tap the natural talents of the team members. You cannot make Rahul Dravid act like Yuvraj or make Yuvraj be Rahul Dravid.”

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly also reveals al the great qualities of a leader and how being able to adapt to changes is among the key qualities for them.

He says, “The greatest of the leaders make mistakes, but as long as the intentions are right, everything else will fall into place. You should learn from your own mistakes and leave them behind to be a better version of yourself. Don’t let your losses get you down, that’s a part of growing up. Learning from failures will lead you to success.”

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Retiring in 2012, Sourav Ganguly has been of great service to Indian cricket. Ganguly has kept himself busy by taking up administrative roles across various positions to help Indian cricket. The Kolkata batter had earlier accepted a role as the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal. Currently, Ganguly holds the position of BCCI President which came his way in October last year.