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Sourav Ganguly congratulates Sachin Tendulkar for being chosen as India's ambassador for Rio Olympics
Sourav Ganguly congratulates Sachin Tendulkar for being chosen as India's ambassador for Rio Olympics

Sourav Ganguly (left) and Sachin Tendulkar during the ISLFormer Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly has congratulated Indian cricket legend and former teammate Sachin Tendulkar after the cricketer accepted the Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) offer to become one of the goodwill ambassadors for the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympics.Ganguly, who is currently appointed as the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) sa

May 4 2016
Sourav Ganguly eager to host day-night Tests at the Eden Gardens
Sourav Ganguly eager to host day-night Tests at the Eden Gardens

Ganguly could propose Eden Gardens as India’s inaugural day-night Test venueAt a time when day-night Tests are rapidly gaining traction, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly has advocated the idea to utilize Eden Gardens as a potential venue for hosting pink-ball matches.In an experiment to test the feasibility of the ground conditions, Indian Express reported the organization opting to schedule the final of the Inte

May 4 2016
Sourav Ganguly backs Salman Khan as India's Olympic goodwill ambassador
Sourav Ganguly backs Salman Khan as India's Olympic goodwill ambassador

Sourav Ganguly was quite vocal about his support, during a TV debateFormer Indian cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly has backed Bollywood actor Salman Khan as the Goodwill ambassador of India’s Olympic contingent. The 43-year old admittedly said that glamour is an important aspect to popularise a sport.During a TV debate, he said, “Salman’s inclusion brings visibility for other sports, which it has been lacking. I personally am okay

Apr 28 2016
MI vs KKR Head to Head in IPL: Mumbai Indians Clear Winners
MI vs KKR Head to Head in IPL: Mumbai Indians Clear Winners

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Head to Head It is obviously very difficult to read into a head to head record between two teams, as there are considerable changes in the team combination from season to season. What started as a battle between Kolkata's Sourav Ganguly and Mumbai's Sachin Tendulkar has evolved into Gambhir led KKR vs Sharma led MI. Both teams, Mumbai Indians, and Kolkata Knight Riders have been champions of t

Apr 28 2016
What transpired when Sourav Ganguly bumped into old mate Rahul Dravid
What transpired when Sourav Ganguly bumped into old mate Rahul Dravid

CAB President Sourav Ganguly and Delhi Daredevils mentor Rahul DravidThe Delhi Daredevils team flight back home from Kolkata was delayed, and so, on Monday, a chance encounter took place between two of India’s most revered cricketers, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, reports The Telegraph.Sourav, now the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal, had been in a private meeting at the Taj Bengal hotel, where the Daredevils had been put u

World Commentators' Playing XI
World Commentators' Playing XI

Harsha Blogle (L), Rahul Dravid (Centre) & Sourav Ganguly (R) at Trent Bridge Commentary has always played an essential part in the broadcasting of sport over the years. Be it the iconic duo of Andy Gray and Martin Tyler in football, Jim Ross and Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler in WWE, Steve Slater in Formula 1 or a whole plethora of cricket commentators who have immortalized some moments in our brain. Manchester City won t

Apr 4 2016
Wouldn't have given the last over to Virat Kohli if I had been captain, says Sourav Ganguly
Wouldn't have given the last over to Virat Kohli if I had been captain, says Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli dejected after being hit for a six off the fourth ball of the final overThere have been many unexpected moves seen in the 2016 World T20, but no sight was more surprising than that of Virat Kohli with the ball in hand with 8 runs to defend off the last over against West Indies in the semi-final. There have been many interpretations of this move, but none would be as valuable as former India captain Sourav Ganguly’s.Speaking

Apr 3 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Sourav Ganguly believes Eden Gardens is going to be a full house today
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Sourav Ganguly believes Eden Gardens is going to be a full house today

"Not a ticket left. The stadium will be packed to capacity."Even though hosts and favourites India were knocked out after the semi-finals of the World Twenty20, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Eden Gardens will be packed to its capacity during the final.On Sunday, West Indies and England will battle it out for the champions' crown here."Not a ticket left. Th

Apr 3 2016
ICC World T20 finalists to commemorate Kolkata flyover collapse by wearing black armbands
ICC World T20 finalists to commemorate Kolkata flyover collapse by wearing black armbands

England and West Indies before their group stage encounter at the Wankhede StadiumEden Gardens is set to host the final matches of both the women’s and the men’s ICC T20 World Cup 2016 campaigns respectively on Sunday. It is going to be a big day for West Indies cricket as both their women's and men's sides are poised to battle it out for the titles against Australia and England respectively. Kolkata, the city w

Apr 2 2016
5 highly successful Captain-Vice Captain pairs in Cricket
5 highly successful Captain-Vice Captain pairs in Cricket

The Indian Captain and the Vice-Captain complement each otherIn cricket, a captain is undoubtedly the boss as he is the one who runs the team. He is the one who decides what’s good and what’s bad for the team. It is also expected that he will lead from the front and set examples for his other teammates. But as a family can’t be run by a single person, a cricket team also needs someone other than the skipper to hold the team toge

Apr 2 2016
The Cricket Advisory Committee to take a call on Ravi Shastri's future with the Indian team
The Cricket Advisory Committee to take a call on Ravi Shastri's future with the Indian team

Ravi Shastri with MS DhoniAfter India’s semifinal exit at the 2016 ICC World T20, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur has said that the decision on whether to renew the contract of Team Director Ravi Shastri or appoint a new coach for the side, will be taken by the Cricket Advisory Committee, consisting of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman."Ravi Shastri's contract has ended. We are looking at a full-time coach and

Apr 2 2016
Sachin-Sourav back Ajinkya Rahane's inclusion in semi-final playing XI
Sachin-Sourav back Ajinkya Rahane's inclusion in semi-final playing XI

Tendulkar and Ganguly share the same opinion over Ajinkya RahaneThe Indian team faces a major selection quandary ahead of the all-important semi-final clash against the West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup 2016. With Yuvraj Singh out with injury and Manish Pandey being included in the squad as a replacement, there are questions about who the best man to take Yuvraj's place in the final XI is.Also read: India vs West Indies LIVE Score: Ca

Mar 31 2016
Star candidates from the field of sports set to dazzle as West Bengal goes to vote
Star candidates from the field of sports set to dazzle as West Bengal goes to vote

Mamata Banerjee Campaigns For Baichug Bhutia In Siliguri.Political parties engaged in a fierce fight to capture power in West Bengal have, once again, put their faith in stars from cricket to cinema and other fields to lure the voters in the coming assembly elections.In the past, these candidates have proved their talent with the willow or nimble footwork on the football field. They have shone under the arclights or showcased their gift of the ga

Mar 29 2016
Yuvraj Singh - Australia's tormentor-in-chief
Yuvraj Singh - Australia's tormentor-in-chief

Will Yuvraj Singh strike horror in the Australian ranks yet again?After the nail-biting, edge-of-the-seat victory over Bangladesh, all the scenarios, permutations and combinations regarding India’s qualification to the semi-finals have been laid to rest. There is just one straightforward path which leads India to the next round, and that is beating Australia in Mohali.If we look back in history, this is not the first time that Australi

Mar 27 2016
5 unforgettable moments from the India-Australia rivalry that don't fade away
5 unforgettable moments from the India-Australia rivalry that don't fade away

India and Australia have had the meanest, fiercest cricketing rivalry in recent years. It was summed up well by noted cricket journalist Jarrod Kimber who said, “This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves.”As we head closer to Sunday, where India and Australia will take on each other in a virtual quarter-fina

Mar 26 2016
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