Ganguly expects India to bounce back against England

India have lost the first two Tests in the four-match series. The third Test will begin at Edgbaston Wednesday.

"Of course, I expect India to bounce back. There are still two more Test matches and for India to come back and draw the series 2-2 would be great," said Ganguly, who was here at a promotional event Sunday.

Ganguly said it would be difficult for India without Zaheer Khan, who has been ruled out of the series with hamstring and ankle injury.

"It is a big challenge for the team. India have lost Zaheer Khan who will out of action for a long time. But at the same time, it is an opportunity for some of the other players to stand up and deliver."

Ganguly also praised captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.“Dhoni is a very good captain. The job of leading the Indian cricket team is very tough. When a captain leads his team to a victory, people praise him but the same captain is hauled up when the team performs badly. Dhoni should be given more space," he said.

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