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Sourav Ganguly


View, Review: Buddhadeb, Mamata, Amit Shah - The politics of Sourav Ganguly

May 16, 2022 3:29 pm

The former Indian captain and BCCI president is well-connected across party lines but has kept his cards close to his chest as regards a future in politics.

Day after Shah dinner, Ganguly says Mamata ‘very close’ to him

May 08, 2022 7:45 am

Ganguly has always been liked by political leaders cutting across political parties. He was also close to former West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.

BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly hosts Amit Shah for dinner at his Kolkata residence

May 06, 2022 10:24 pm

This was Amit Shah’s first visit to Bengal after the BJP’s defeat in last year’s state Assembly polls.

IPL play-offs and final will be held to full capacity, Lucknow to host Women's Challengers from May 24-28

April 23, 2022 9:53 pm

The BCCI also confirmed the dates and venues for the five-match T20 series against South Africa with June 9, 12, 14, 17 and 19 being the dates. The venues are Delhi, Cuttack, Vizag, Rajkot and Bengaluru.

BCCI family photo isn't flattering. It gives world cricket's most powerful board the appearance of a fiefdom

April 20, 2022 8:51 am

At a time when, by all accounts, more and more people in the country disdain nepotism and when promises of equal opportunity are emphatically made by popular leaders to audiences filled with fresh and young faces, it appears that the BCCI continues to live in a bubble.

BCCI plans to start women's IPL by 2023, this season will have 4 exhibition games

March 26, 2022 5:09 pm

The BCCI, which has been criticised in the past for not starting the Women's IPL, will need AGM's approval to kickstart the league next season.

Will take up four-nation proposal with Sourav Ganguly at ACC meeting: Ramiz Raja

March 15, 2022 3:02 pm

The former captain also expressed confidence that India would come to Pakistan to play in the Asia Cup next year.

Breach of propriety, conflict of interests have defined Sourav Ganguly's stint as BCCI chief. He must course correct or quit

March 05, 2022 2:34 pm

Ganguly has systematically undermined institutions, been brazen about conflict of interests, allegedly promised players stuff that he has no right to, and generally acted as if he was a Maharaja accountable to none and not a paid office bearer of Indian cricket.

Sourav Ganguly oversteps crease and rules to sit in selection meetings

March 04, 2022 9:47 am

The BCCI constitution bars its president from having any role in picking the national team in order to retain the independence and autonomy of the selection committee.

I know how momentous it is, Virat still has time for greater milestones: Ganguly

March 03, 2022 4:39 pm

In a video message shared by the BCCI's official Twitter handle, Ganguly congratulated Kohli, saying it would a dream come true moment for him when he takes the field against Sri Lanka in the opening Test here.


Sourav Ganguly takes charge as 39th BCCI President

October 24, 2019 7:02 am

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday officially took over as the 39th President of the BCCI, becoming the biggest name to head the world’s richest cricket board.

Sourav Ganguly's birthday gift: A sculpture of the former India skipper

July 09, 2015 12:03 pm

Celebrating his 43rd birthday, Sourav Ganguly unveiled a sculpture of his own.

India celebrates Vijaya Dashami

October 03, 2014 4:09 pm

People continue to celebrate Durga Puja across India on the last day of the festival.