Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly is the President of Cricket Association of Bengal and a former Indian Cricketer. People also call him ‘Dada’. He is appointed by the Supreme Court as one of the four members of the Indian Premier League's Governing Council in 2016. He was nicknamed as ‘God of the Off Side’ because of his outstanding off-side stroke play. https://twitter.com/sganguly99

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ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

27 May 2020

ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

The ongoing battle between International Cricket Council (ICC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems to have taken an ugly turn.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

25 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

Indian batsman Robin Uthappa recently expressed his concern after being unable to participate in the overseas leagues.

BCCI should allow Indians to play leagues overseas: Robin Uthappa

22 May 2020

BCCI should allow Indians to play leagues overseas: Robin Uthappa

Indian batsman Robin Uthappa has urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to allow participation in foreign leagues.

Sourav Ganguly emerges as front runner for ICC chairman post

22 May 2020

Sourav Ganguly emerges as front runner for ICC chairman post

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly appears as front runner in the race of ICC chairman post.

India could tour South Africa for three T20Is: Details here

21 May 2020

India could tour South Africa for three T20Is: Details here

India and South Africa may indulge in a three-match T20I series in late August, subject to government clearance from both countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

India unlikely to play five Tests against Australia

15 May 2020

India unlikely to play five Tests against Australia

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly feels adding another Test in India's upcoming tour Down Under will not be possible.

Test cricket will die if India abandon it: Greg Chappell

13 May 2020

Test cricket will die if India abandon it: Greg Chappell

Australian legend Greg Chappell believes Test cricket is sustained only by the top-ranked nations, otherwise it will perish soon.

BCCI clears dues of physically disabled cricketers

03 May 2020

BCCI clears dues of physically disabled cricketers

The players and support staff members of India's physically disabled cricket team received their dues from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma: His records, achievements and unknown facts

30 Apr 2020

Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma: His records, achievements and unknown facts

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma celebrates his 33rd birthday today.

India should win next two World Cups: Rohit Sharma

24 Apr 2020

India should win next two World Cups: Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma believes Team India should win at least two of the impending three World Cups.

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

19 Apr 2020

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

The 2002 NatWest series victory in England marked the beginning of India's golden period under Sourav Ganguly.

158* in IPL opener changed my life forever: Brendon McCullum

18 Apr 2020

158* in IPL opener changed my life forever: Brendon McCullum

April 18 marked the beginning of an astonishing era for T20 cricket.

#ThisDayThatYear: MS Dhoni announces his arrival with a blistering ton

05 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: MS Dhoni announces his arrival with a blistering ton

On April 5, 2005, Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck his maiden international hundred in an ODI against Pakistan at Visakhapatnam.

Sourav Ganguly helps feed 20,000 people at ISKCON Kolkata Centre

04 Apr 2020

Sourav Ganguly helps feed 20,000 people at ISKCON Kolkata Centre

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly helped the ISKCON Kolkata Centre feed a total number of 20,000 people in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Sachin Tendulkar shares details of video call with PM Modi

03 Apr 2020

Sachin Tendulkar shares details of video call with PM Modi

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar believes India will face a stern challenge after the countrywide lockdown ends on April 14.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sourav Ganguly urges citizens to stay indoors

03 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sourav Ganguly urges citizens to stay indoors

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly highlighted the importance of social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Ganguly supported me more than Dhoni and Kohli: Yuvraj Singh

01 Apr 2020

Ganguly supported me more than Dhoni and Kohli: Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh opened up on his 19-year-old career, stating that Sourav Ganguly supported him more than MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

'No decision on Asia Cup 2020 yet', says Ehsan Mani

31 Mar 2020

'No decision on Asia Cup 2020 yet', says Ehsan Mani

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ehsan Mani has cleared the air regarding the upcoming Asia Cup.

No salaries for players if IPL gets called-off: BCCI official

31 Mar 2020

No salaries for players if IPL gets called-off: BCCI official

The players who were signed up for the upcoming IPL edition, may be deprived of the salaries if season gets redundant.

#ThisDayThatYear: Little Master crosses the 10,000-run mark in ODIs

31 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Little Master crosses the 10,000-run mark in ODIs

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar owns a plethora of records in international cricket when it comes to batting.

IPL 2020 will be called-off, says an official

30 Mar 2020

IPL 2020 will be called-off, says an official

The Indian Premier League now faces a serious threat of cancelation as the coronavirus outburst continues to rise frantically.

Harbhajan Singh not thinking about cricket, IPL amid coronavirus outbreak

29 Mar 2020

Harbhajan Singh not thinking about cricket, IPL amid coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the world with over 30,000 deaths reported so far.

ICC board discusses contingency plan for upcoming tournaments

28 Mar 2020

ICC board discusses contingency plan for upcoming tournaments

The ICC board members had a formal discussion about the impact of coronavirus pandemic on some of the marquee tournaments, in a meeting on Friday.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar, others come forward to donate money

27 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar, others come forward to donate money

Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar joined the list of Indian athletes to come forward and donate money in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sourav Ganguly gives update on IPL 2020

24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sourav Ganguly gives update on IPL 2020

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly still believes there is still no certainty regarding the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League.

When India toppled the invincible Australians in 2001

22 Mar 2020

When India toppled the invincible Australians in 2001

At a time when match-fixing was culminating in Indian cricket, a new Team India took rise under Sourav Ganguly.

Sunil Chhetri would like to play for this IPL team

21 Mar 2020

Sunil Chhetri would like to play for this IPL team

The coronavirus pandemic has seen people engage in social distancing and at this time, sports personalities are doing different things to kill time.

'Warner will play if IPL is on', says his manager

20 Mar 2020

'Warner will play if IPL is on', says his manager

David Warner is likely to feature in the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League despite the coronavirus scare.

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

19 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.

Coronavirus outbreak: South African players to self-isolate for 14 days

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: South African players to self-isolate for 14 days

The South African contingent has been told to isolate themselves after returning midway from tour of India.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sports leagues which faced the wrath of COVID-19

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sports leagues which faced the wrath of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has jolted the entire sports fraternity like never before.

Coronavirus outbreak: Will IPL 2020 follow the template of 2009?

17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Will IPL 2020 follow the template of 2009?

A franchise official is hopeful that the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League could follow the model of 2009 season.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's final leg of Pakistan tour postponed

16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's final leg of Pakistan tour postponed

The upcoming ODI and Test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

MS Dhoni leaves Chennai as practice sessions get mowed down

15 Mar 2020

MS Dhoni leaves Chennai as practice sessions get mowed down

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni featured in the final practice session and left the city soon thereafter.

Coronavirus outbreak: Here's how sports personalities around the world reacted

15 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Here's how sports personalities around the world reacted

The entire sports fraternity is facing the wrath of the ongoing coronavirus outburst.

Curtailed IPL a possibility as team owners meet BCCI

14 Mar 2020

Curtailed IPL a possibility as team owners meet BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday discussed the option of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 with the eight franchise owners.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Final poised between Saurashtra and Bengal

12 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Final poised between Saurashtra and Bengal

Anustup Majumdar and Arnab Nandi added 91 runs for the seventh wicket to put Bengal in the driving seat on Day 4 of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 finale.

No plans of delaying IPL due to coronavirus: BCCI source

09 Mar 2020

No plans of delaying IPL due to coronavirus: BCCI source

A Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) source stated that the upcoming IPL edition will not be impacted by the coronavirus outburst.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20, Saurashtra vs Bengal: Statistical preview

08 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20, Saurashtra vs Bengal: Statistical preview

Saurashtra and Bengal are all set to lock horns in the upcoming final of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 edition.

Ravindra Jadeja denied permission to play Ranji final: Details here

06 Mar 2020

Ravindra Jadeja denied permission to play Ranji final: Details here

Indian cricket team all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was denied permission to play in the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 final for Saurashtra.