Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Tag Archives: Sourav Ganguly

Hosting IPL not a mistake, insists Sourav Ganguly

Image Source : AP India’s cricket chief Sourav Ganguly has defended the attempt to hold the Indian Premier League during the country’s coronavirus emergency, insisting it was not a mistake. The IPL was only called off because the number of cases “has just gone through the roof”, the Board of ...

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Ganguly confirms Australia tour but seeks shortened quarantine

NEW DELHI: India’s cricket chief Sourav Ganguly said the national team will tour Australia in December but called for a shortened quarantine period for the players. Australia has checked the spread of the coronavirus except in Melbourne, its second-biggest city, which has witnessed a recent surge in cases. “Ya, ya, ...

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Asia Cup T20 tournament cancelled: Sourav Ganguly

NEW DELHI: India s cricket chief Sourav Ganguly said the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament has been called off amid the coronavirus pandemic. The event, which had Pakistan as original hosts, was scheduled for September with the United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka frontrunners to stage the tournament. “Asia Cup has been ...

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Ganguly wants India to play pink-ball Tests in every series

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly believes pink-ball Tests are here to stay and wants the team under Virat Kohli to play at least one such match in every series. India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day-night Tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front ...

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Ex-captain Sourav Ganguly appointed BCCI president

MUMBAI: Former captain Sourav Ganguly was unanimously elected on Wednesday as president of India’s troubled cricket board, the sport’s most powerful body. Cricket’s massive popularity in India has helped the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) become by far the wealthiest of all of the sport’s national boards, ...

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Ganguly poised to become cricket board chief

MUMBAI: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is poised to take over as the president of the country s cricket board as nominations closed Monday for elections to the sport s wealthiest and most powerful body. Ganguly, 47, was the only candidate to file his nomination for the top post after ...

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Ashes has kept Test cricket alive: Sourav Ganguly

NEW DELHI: Former Indian skipper seems to be mighty impressed with the standard of cricket being played in the ongoing Ashes Test series between England and Australia which has so far seen nervy battle between the arch-rivals. After an emphatic 251-run win for Australia in the Ashes opener in Edgbaston, ...

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Ganguly names his favourites to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

NEW DELHI: The former India captain, who led the team to the 2003 World Cup finals expects that current round robin format will be one of the most “keenly contested” tournament. “My pick for the four semifinalists spot would be India, Australia, England and Pakistan. India are one of the ...

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Sourav Ganguly: Indian team favourites for England tour

KOLKATA: Sourav Ganguly said Virat Kohli and Co are overwhelming favourites to win the next month’s full series in England. “I’m very hopeful that India will win in England. The way they have played the ODI series in South Africa, if they are able to hold back the momentum, they ...

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Ganguly says Virat Kohli yet to be tested as India captain

NEW DELHI: Sourav Ganguly feels the Indian skipper Virat Kohli remains to be untested. India played as many as 13 Tests last year at home, and a series versus West Indies in the Caribbean, that hardly posed a threat to Kohli’s dominance. Ganguly has always maintained that real test of ...

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