Ganguly predicts Germany-Holland final in World Cup


KOLKATA: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is set to fly off to England for commentary assignments, will miss celebrating his birthday with family at home when he turns 42 tomorrow but Bengal’s favourite son promises to be updated with all the football action.

“That’s the way it is, can’t help,” Ganguly said before leaving for Delhi to catch a late night flight to London.

Commenting on the final phase of the FIFA World Cup, Ganguly predicted a Germany-Netherlands final in the summit clash on July 13.

“Obviously as a football fan I would love to see a Brazil-Argentina final, but going by the form it looks to be Germany versus the Netherlands,” said the Prince of Kolkata.

On the cricketing front, India begin their gruelling two-month tour of England with the first of the five Tests starting at Trent Bridge on July 9 as the Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men would be desperate to reclaim the lost glory after being swept aside 0-4 in the 2011 series….

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