Whatever relationship exists between rival India and Pakistan, former India skipper Sourav Ganguly mentioned the neighboring country ‘beautiful’ while recalling the pleasing memories of touring Pakistan ages ago.
In a television interview after launching his autobiography ‘A Century is not Enough: My Roller-coaster Ride to Success’, Sourav Ganguly said, “It is a fascinating country, it is rough, it’s beautiful, it’s different ,It is harsh country and soft country as well.”
Sharing his experience with the people of Pakistan, Sourav Ganguly said,” I couldn’t imagine you could get treated so well. .. With food, hospitality and with kindness. It was a great place to tour.”
“Islamabad is such a beautiful place, you go there, the capital you, drive through the streets and one side you see beautiful buildings and on the other side those rugged mountains of Pakistan. It is fascinating,” Ganguly reminiscing the natural beauty of Pakistan.
“I remember going to Sialkot for a One Day game and we were driving out in the morning. I just saw pathans on both sides of the street waiting for the game to happen. Dry rough and tough part of Pakistan but there is still so much beauty,” he said.
“We were treated so well, with food, hospitality, kindness and I love touring Pakistan,” he added.