Ganguly likely to lead Pune Warriors in IPL 5

Sourav Ganguly was picked by Pune Warriors in IPL IV after being ignored by KKR in the IPL IV auction Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Pune: Aug 22, 2011

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is set to lead the Pune Warriors team in the next season of the Indian premier League (IPL). On Monday, team director of Pune Warriors was quoted in NDTV as saying, Abhijit Sarkar, “Nothing has been finalised as yet, but it’s almost certain that Sourav will be given a bigger role this time in IPL 5.”

Also, the official twitter page of Pune Warrior fan club, pwi_fc claimed that it s mostly confirmed that Sourav Ganguly will lead Pune Warriors India in IPL5.

Ganguly who played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the first three editions of the IPL was not picked by the KKR team, and later was picked by Pune Warriors team. Warriors were lead by Yuvraj Singh in the IPL- IV.