Facing criticism for his prolonged form slump, Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar [ Images ] got some words of encouragement from his former captain and opening partner Sourav Ganguly [ Images ] ahead of the third cricket Test against England [ Images ] starting 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."
"The series is levelled 1-1 but I hope India will win the series convincingly," he said.
England levelled the series after thrashing India by 10 wickets in the second Test in Mumbai [ Images ]. The fourth Test is scheduled in Nagpur (December 13-17).