Kolkata, Aug 8 - Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said organising the 2016 World Twenty20 matches at the Eden Gardens was a lifetime experience.
"I may have played 400-plus matches but I must say hosting a world tournament is a lifetime experience and an eyeopener," Ganguly said at the CAB annual awards ceremony here.
Showering praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her help during the World Twenty20 clash between India and Pakistan after it was shifted to Eden Gardens following protests in Dharamsala, Ganguly said: "I thank Mamata Banerjee for her help during the India Pakistan World T20 game. It was shifted from Dharamsala and we had 45 minutes to confirm whether the Eden Gardens can host the game or not.
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