Facing criticism for his prolonged form slump, Sachin Tendulkar got some words of encouragement from former captain Sourav Ganguly ahead of the third Test against England starting in Kolkata on December 5.

Addressing a gathering, which had all members of the Indian team, Ganguly said, “Many stories are being written about the match. I wish all the luck to Sachin. I hope he scores a ton at Eden Gardens.”

Ganguly shared the dais with Tendulkar and Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Ganguly feels that India would bounce back to win the series.

“The series is levelled 1-1 but I hope India will win the series convincingly,” he said.

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