Ganguly said,"It's very difficult to say whether Dhoni has a hand in Sehwag's exclusion but normally captains do have a say in team selection."
"That's been the case with all captains, whether its me, Dravid, Tendulkar, Kumble, Dhoni, Azhar or captains around world cricket. They normally have an opinion and a say about team selection," he stated.
Having said that Ganguly also said that the selectors do not always agree with the demands of a captain.
"That doesn't mean that Captains' opinion is taken all the time by the selectors. At times, they do listen and at times they don't. So it's very difficult to say whether Dhoni had a hand in Sehwag's exclusion."