The SG Test ball is seemingly not living up to the standards. Sourav Ganguly, however, defended its use, saying it could be an odd lot that has been creating problems.
India will play four Test matches against Australia with the first five-day contest commencing in Adelaide on December 6.
Ganguly, along with Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman, comprised BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee which was tasked with picking a successor to Anil Kumble. Ravi Shastri eventually replaced him despite Ganguly being against his appointment.
Ganguly headed the BCCI technical committee before the CoA registered the new constitution and dissolved all cricket board committees and sub-committees save the selection panel and the Cricket Advisory Committee.
As per the new BCCI constitution, the state association can only avail 10 per cent of the complimentary tickets, while 90 per cent of the total capacity of the stadium should be up for public sale.
Sourav Ganguly said that “man management” is one of the key qualities a coach should possess.
The Cricket Association of Bengal has named a gallery at the Eden Gardens in BN Dutt’s name.
After the two-month long tour in England, skipper Virat Kohli was rested for the ongoing Asia Cup tournament with Rohit Sharma stepping in to take the captaincy duties.
This season ATK have made their intentions clear roping in Steve Coppell, who had guided Kerala Blasters to a runners-up finish in his first season.
India are the most successful side in the Asia Cup, having won the title a total of six times, while Pakistan bagged the crown twice.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s’ idea of using cricket to win friends across the border worked wonders as his popularity soared not only in India but in Pakistan as well.
CAB recently revamped its selection committees, appointing Palash Nandy as the chairman of the senior selection committee, while Ghosh became the junior selection panel chief.
Ahead of India’s 5-match Test series against England, former India skipper Sourav Ganguly recalls his historic celebrations at Lord’s after beating England in 2002 Natwest series final.
The fifth-ranked Test side England have failed to win any of their last three series with just one match won as top-ranked India would fancy their chances
Sourav Ganguly, one of India’s finest batsmen and captains, turned 46 on Sunday. Nicknamed ‘Prince of Kolkata’, Ganguly is now president of Cricket Association of Bengal.