Sourav Ganguly and Virendra Sehwag © Getty Images
Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly © Getty Images

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag recalls Sourav Ganguly famous ‘shirt-waving celebration’ after NatWest series win in 2002 at Lords, saying he found the act funny and laughed that he had witnessed Dada’s six-pack abs for the first time. The Nawab of Najafgarh also went to say that the 326 runs win against England, was the most special moment he had seen at Lord’s and would remember this win throughout his life. He also regretted that he managed to score just 84 runs in the Test match against England, due to which his name was missed out on the Lord’s honour board. ALSO READ: Virender Sehwag: Arun Jaitley most supportive among all DDCA officials

Recalling the final NatWest Test series, the explosive batsman Sehwag went on to say, that the team believed they could win the series after England posting a mammoth score of 325 runs on board. India had a good start with openers Ganguly and Sehwag 100 runs in just 15 overs, before they lost series of wickets in the middle. As reported on, at the later stage of the match, Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj Singh posted 121-runs to rush India to the finishing line. Kaif went on to receive the Man of the match award for scoring 87 runs. ALSO READ: Sourav Ganguly backs MS Dhoni to play for few more years

Ganguly burst into a celebration mode by waving his jersey off, when Zaheer Khan hit the winning runs. Sehwag remembered how VVS Laxman and he turned towards Ganguly and they saw Ganguly’s six-pack abs for the first time. The rare final win was a special moment for the entire team and everyone remembers the win till date.