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Sourav Ganguly announces plans for a T20 league to be held in Bengal this year
Sourav Ganguly announces plans for a T20 league to be held in Bengal this year

Eden Gardens is sure to host several games of the proposed BPLAn 8-team IPL-style T20 league is being scheduled to be hosted by the Cricket Association of Bengal in December 2016, as has been divulged by Sourav Ganguly. It is expected that there shall be several high-profile names involved in the event, as there will be a provision for including three players in the team from outside Bengal.After the spurt of similar T20 leagues li

May 30 2016
BCCI introduces radical changes in forthcoming editions of Ranji and Duleep trophies
BCCI introduces radical changes in forthcoming editions of Ranji and Duleep trophies

The technical committee is headed by former Indian skipper Sourav GangulyIn a massive overhaul, BCCI’s technical committee which is headed by the iconic Sourav Ganguly has recommended changes to both Duleep and Ranji Trophy formats. During a special body meeting which was also attended by Board President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Anurag Thakur, the panel deliberated on India’s domestic system.While the zonal Duleep Trophy is set to

May 29 2016
Star batsmen and their second home grounds
Star batsmen and their second home grounds

A look at where star batsmen scored most runs away from home.Any cricketer who has played at the highest level would testify that performing in front of the home crowd can unnerve even the best in the business. The expectations of the crowd create a mountain of pressure under which many crumble.Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, although the apple of the eye of the Kolkata crowd, could hardly replicate his silken drives on the off and lofted m

May 29 2016
Sanjay Bangar: All you need to know about Indian Cricket Team's head coach for the Zimbabwe tour
Sanjay Bangar: All you need to know about Indian Cricket Team's head coach for the Zimbabwe tour

Sanjay Bangar retired from cricket in 2013Sanjay Bangar is a former Indian cricketer who represented India in Test Cricket and One Day International Cricket. He was an all-rounder who played for India from 2001 to 2004 and was named India’s batting coach after a humiliating Test series defeat to England in 2014. He was a part of the Indian Cricket Team that took part and reached the final of the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup.The Indian al

May 27 2016
Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee to provide inputs on day-night Tests
Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee to provide inputs on day-night Tests

Sourav Ganguly currently heads the BCCI technical committeeThe BCCI looks to be taking its intentions to host a day and night Test pretty seriously and have turned towards the Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee for their inputs. As per reports, a meeting involving technical committee members is scheduled to take place in Bangalore on Sunday and it will also include BCCI president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke. India are likely

Reports: India-Bangladesh Test encounter this year to be called Durjoy-Ganguly Trophy
Reports: India-Bangladesh Test encounter this year to be called Durjoy-Ganguly Trophy

(clockwise from left) Sourav Ganguly and Naimur Durjoy; Murali Vijay and Mushfiqur Rahim during the two teams’ 2015 Test series; rain-drenched Fatullah during the truncated series Bilateral encounters between national teams are often named after legends to have been produced from those countries – like Allan Border and Sunil Gavaskar still embody the spirit of Australia-India clashes, like Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi’

May 26 2016
Sourav Ganguly pulls off yet another administrative masterstroke to secure four sponsors for CAB
Sourav Ganguly pulls off yet another administrative masterstroke to secure four sponsors for CAB

Ganguly has roped in Rs 6 crore in less than a year as CAB PresidentCricket Association of Bengal President Sourav Ganguly has added to Bengal cricket’s existent sponsorship by the inclusion of five more sponsors. Earlier in 2015, the former Indian Captain had signed a Rs 1 crore deal with IDBI Federal Life Insurance, in an attempt to monetise the structure.The 43-year old reiterated that the sponsorship money will be used to supports first

May 26 2016
Issue of imbalance in Test and IPL salaries to be rectified
Issue of imbalance in Test and IPL salaries to be rectified

Ganguly said that the long format of the game is the ultimate test for any cricketerFormer Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has been asked to prepare a white paper on Test cricket by the BCCI, which will have the increase in remuneration for the senior team members as one of the key recommendations. Sources told Sportstar that a number of players and managers used BCCI officials as sounding boards before approaching the president to discus

May 24 2016
Sourav Ganguly feels Anurag Thakur will take Indian cricket forward
Sourav Ganguly feels Anurag Thakur will take Indian cricket forward

Sourav Ganguly was among the names in the fray for BCCI’s top jobFormer Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly has reportedly thrown his weight behind Anurag Thakur’s appointment as the new BCCI president. The 43-year old, who is currently heading the Cricket Association of Bengal, reckons that Thakur has been with the BCCI long enough and knows what he needs to do. Talking to the media after the SGM where the announcement was made, Ganguly

May 23 2016
10 players who performed well in IPL after retiring from international cricket
10 players who performed well in IPL after retiring from international cricket

Due to the intense competitiveness and high octane action, the shortest format of the game is deemed suited for the younger generation, and ageing legs are thought to be more of a liability on the field. However, there are a few gentlemen, who even after having retired from the rigours of international cricket, managed to conjure instances of magic with bat or ball. Here’s a list of ten such players: Michael HusseyHussey was an integra

May 16 2016
Sourav Ganguly says he is not qualified enough to be BCCI president
Sourav Ganguly says he is not qualified enough to be BCCI president

Ganguly said there are a lot of experienced people who can take up the jobFormer India captain and incumbent Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly said on Friday that he does not meet the qualification criteria required for the Indian cricket board's top job.Shashank Manohar quit as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president on Tuesday and it is currently looking for his replacement. Manohar was on Thurs

May 13 2016
5 interesting similarities between Sourav Ganguly's Pune Warriors India and MS Dhoni's Rising Pune Supergiants
5 interesting similarities between Sourav Ganguly's Pune Warriors India and MS Dhoni's Rising Pune Supergiants

Neither Sourav Ganguly nor MS Dhoni has been able to bring success to Pune in the IPLTwo of India’s all-time great skippers Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni have brought umpteen laurels to the country. Ganguly was the one who instilled the much-needed aggression in the Indian squad and it was under his leadership that India began to prosper overseas. On the other hand, Dhoni led India to many memorable wins in various multi-t

May 12 2016
Reports: Sourav Ganguly, Anurag Thakur front-runners for BCCI post
Reports: Sourav Ganguly, Anurag Thakur front-runners for BCCI post

Ganguly was appointed as the president of Cricket Association of Bengal in September 2015After BCCI president Shashank Manohar quit his post to take up the ICC chairmanship, reports suggest that secretary of the board Anurag Thakur and former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly are in the running for the post.According to the sources of Hindustan Times, Ganguly and National Cricket Club (NCC) will back Thakur for the president’s post, addi

May 12 2016
Sunil Gavaskar feels there is no rush to make Virat Kohli captain in all the three formats
Sunil Gavaskar feels there is no rush to make Virat Kohli captain in all the three formats

Sunil Gavaskar captained India in 47 Tests and 37 ODIsLegendary Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar feels Virat Kohli should not be rushed into captaincy in all formats. Kohli, who is currently the leader of the Indian Test side, is the top candidate to replace MS Dhoni in the other formats as well. The lad from Delhi, who is currently leading his side Royal Challenge Bangalore in the IPL 2016, has been in terrific form this season  He i

May 11 2016
All time Kolkata Knight Riders XI
All time Kolkata Knight Riders XI

A jubilant bunch of KKR players with the IPL trophyThe Kolkata Knight Riders side is, undoubtedly, one of the most exciting teams of the Indian T20 extravaganza, that we call the Indian Premier League (IPL). Owned by the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, the Kolkata-based IPL franchise has seen a lot of ups and downs throughout the eight editions of the coveted T20 tournament.The Knights, who play their home matches at the magnificent Eden Garde

May 9 2016
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