The left-handed batsman scored nearly 1700 runs (1696) across formats with 934 runs (6 half centuries) coming in the longest format.
He was given ample chances in the recent past which he squandered, losing his place to KL Rahul behind the stumps. However, Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar still feels the young Pant is the right option.
Indian wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel voted in favour of Ganguly saying that he had a bigger impact on Indian cricket than the 2011-World Cup winning Dhoni.
The result means KKR have now won three out of their four games while RCB are have lost five in a row and are heading towards another sorry season
Patel, who played 25 Tests and 38 ODIs for India, said the team has made specific plans against each Sunrisers batsman for Sunday’s match.
The Bengaluru franchise is optimistic of ending on a high in new season.
Both Shastri and Kohli may have thought Sharma’s experience at middle-order would come in as handy on the bouncy Australian wickets.
Kohli along with the other members of RCB, including Parthiv Patel, were treated to sumptuous biryani and other Hyderabad delicacies.
Mumbai Indians are notorious for their poor starts and will be keen to pull up their socks against a formidable KKR which tamed the Lions at their den.
Jaipur: Gujarat's 26-year-old opening batsman Samit Gohel on Tuesday broke a 117-year-old record in first-class cricket by notching up the highest score while carrying...
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