first_imgThe skipper of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Pune Warriors — Sourav Ganguly — on Thursday rubbished reports of relinquishing captaincy before the end of the ongoing fifth season.Media reports earlier claimed that Ganguly was to give up captaincy after team’s poor run in IPL-5 and was to only execute role as mentor of the side.The Pune team has struggled this season under Ganguly’s captaincy and after nine losses and just four wins in 13 games, it has been shot out of the race to the stage of play-offs.Ganguly’s own poor form and failure to up the tempo has been slammed by critics as a major reason for the team’s slide.However, in a text message to Headlines Today Ganguly rubbished reports and insisted that he would captain the side in the remaining three games of the season.Importantly, Pune franchise owners Sahara India Parivar too backed the former Indian skipper to continue to lead the IPL side and denied reports of the veteran being ousted as the captain.last_img

Sourav Ganguly rubbishes reports of quitting as Pune Warriors skipper over poor show in IPL

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