How cricket fans would react if they come to know surprisingly one day that Sourav Ganguly may again be witnessed batting? Surely, a lot of us wish to see him on the pitch. It is true. Simultaneously, it is true the former Indian captain will be playing a couple of matches this September and October. He last played a competitive game about seven years before.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to raise the issue of the proposed two-and-a-half month expanded window for the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the next ICC conference. PCB chairman Ramiz Raja has confirmed the same.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has claimed that the cricket’s cash-rich T20 tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL) generates more revenue than the world’s most famous football league - the English Premier League.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has urged the struggling Test duo of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane to go back to Ranji Trophy and try and score plenty of runs to get their form and confidence back. Both the veteran batters have been going through a wretched run of form lately. While Rahane has not scored a century since the famous Boxing Day Test against Australia in 2020, Pujara’s last Test hundred was registered in Sydney in January 2019.
Former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has showered praises on Harbhajan Singh after the latter announced his retirement from all forms of the game on Friday. Harbhajan made his debut in 1998 and played his last game for India in 2016. During a stellar career, he claimed over 700 scalps across the three formats of the game.
Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar criticized the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly for speaking out on behalf of the selectors in the matter of Virat Kohli’s sacking as ODI captain. According to Vengsarkar, Ganguly had no business speaking about Kohli’s axing as it is the selectors’ jurisdiction. The former batter also criticized the BCCI for the manner in which they handled the removal of Kohli
Former India cricketer Madan Lal has urged Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly to respond to Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli’s comments over captaincy change and end the matter. According to Lal, India need to focus on the South Africa tour and not the needles controversies.
Indian cricket’s Test captain Virat Kohli, on Wednesday, held an explosive press conference in which he opened up on everything from his sacking as one-day captain to rumours of his rift with Rohit Sharma. Kohli made is clear that there was no prior intimation given to him about his removal as one-day captain. According to him, he was told one and a half hours before the team selection meeting for the Test squad for South Africa that he would no longer be captain in the one-day format. Kohli also dismissed suggestions that he was requested to stay on as T20 leader following his announcement. Here is a detailed account of statements and clarifications made by Kohli at the press conference.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has opened up on the decision to replace Virat Kohli as ODI captain and make Rohit Sharma the leader of the one-day outfit. Ganguly revealed that BCCI had requested Kohli not to step down as T20 captain. But, once he did, there was no point in having two separate captains for the two limited-overs formats