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Sourav to visit only Melbourne

Calcutta: Team India captain Sourav Ganguly, who is leaving for Australia on Tuesday, will only be visiting Melbourne.

A full-fledged recce trip was talked about by the Board. However, this visit is for a commercial shoot (Sahara), Sourav clarified on Sunday.

Speaking to The Telegraph, he added: Of course, as I will be in Melbourne, I will get an update on the MCG Its to be seen, though, when the full-fledged recce trip (ahead of the tour of Australia beginning end November) comes about.

Besides the tour-opener against Victoria, Team India will be in Melbourne for the third Test as also the tri-series opener (versus Australia). Incidentally, the first tri-series final is also slated to be hosted by the MCG.

Sourav is expected to be back on August 10, before the pre-season (conditioning) camp gets underway in Bangalore.

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