June: Ganguly says his centuries have helped India win more matches.
July 2: Apropos nothing, Sachin says he is not thinking of the captaincy at the moment, "but I haven't ruled it out also."
July 7: Sachin fails in the finals of the tri-nation series in Harare; India loses.
July 9: Selectors leave out Sachin for the one-day series in Sri Lanka, but say he will play the August 5 finals.
July 11: Zimbabwe tour manager Chetan Chauhan says injury in Sachin's left foot caused by wear and tear.
July 12: In an interview, Ganguly says he wants fixed tenure as captain.
July 16: Ganguly says Sachin will join team earlier than expected, on July 28.
July 18: Sachin firmly rules himself out from the one-day series, citing hairline fracture in his right foot as the reason.