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  • Sourav Ganguly in the right place at the right time Yesterday

    India's first cricket captain to win back-to-back series in the West Indies and England, Ajit Wadekar was called lucky. Sourav Ganguly, the other captain who gave the team confidence of winning overseas, is also lucky in a different way. Just as the knowledgeable think that Wadekar was lucky to inherit a...
  • Sourav Ganguly fans' favourite to be India's new coach Yesterday

    Speculations of former India captain Sourav Ganguly "taking over" the reins of the team from Duncan Fletcher saw fans erupting with joy on social media. According to a newspaper report on Thursday, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) insider had revealed that Ganguly has put in an informal word to the...
  • Sourav Ganguly denies speculations that he was offered Team India's coaching job 2 days ago

    Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday dismissed reports that suggest he has been approached to coach Team India. Ganguly said that this is the first time he has heard that and has not spoken to BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya regarding this issue. "I am hearing this for the first time,"...
  • BCCI mum on Sourav Ganguly as India coach 2 days ago

    Sourav Ganguly may have reportedly expressed his interest in becoming India's next coach but the BCCI is not ready to divulge any details on the appointment of Duncan Fletcher's replacement. A report in The Indian Express has revealed that Ganguly has already hinted BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya about his interest in...
  • Sourav Ganguly not keen on coaching India: Sources 2 days ago

    With reports doing the rounds that Sourav Ganguly is gunning for the job of coaching the Indian cricket team, sources close to CNN-IBN reveal that the former Indian captain has denied any such reports. Ganguly made it clear that he wants to focus on cricket administration and is not keen on...
  • Sourav Ganguly may replace Duncan Fletcher as India coach: report 2 days ago

    Sourav Ganguly, the man under whose captaincy Indian cricket learned how to give it back as hard as you get, could soon be once again seeing calling the shots for Team India - this time as coach. According to a report in The Indian Express, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports 4 days ago

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • BJP leader and actor Roopa Ganguly allegedly manhandled by TMC workers in Kolkata 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Actress and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Roopa Ganguly's convoy was on Tuesday attacked allegedly by ruling TMC supporters in the city's upmarket Alipore area, where she had gone to campaign for the upcoming Kolkata Municipal Corporation election. Ganguly alleged that she was attacked, her driver beaten up and the car...
  • Harbhajan Singh owes success to 'Golden Generation' of Indian cricket April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: World Cup winning offspinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday owed his success to the golden generation of Indian cricketers and said he was lucky to play under the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble. "I'm very lucky to have had seniors like them and...
  • Sunil Narine is the man of IPL, says Sourav Ganguly April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly praised the BCCI for making the Indian Premier League (IPL) a success, and singled out Kolkata Knight Riders star spinner Sunil Narine as "the man" of the IPL. Ganguly observed that the IPL has done "wonders" for Indian cricket. "It's done wonders for Indian cricket. The...
  • 'Nirbashito' is not a biopic on Taslima Nasreen: Actress Churni Ganguly on winning the National Film Award for her directorial debut April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Churni Ganguly hit bull's eye with her first directorial venture 'Nirbashito' as it lapped up the Best Bengali Film at the recently announced 62nd National Film Awards. In an exclusive chat with IBNLive.com, the elated actress, who is a popular face of Bengali cinema, said how the...
  • Rajeev Shukla appointed Chairman of IPL Governing Council April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Rajeev Shukla was on Monday re-appointed chairman of the powerful IPL Governing Council, ending a month-long suspense over the selection of the top post of the cash-rich league. Former Union minister and Congress leader Shukla was the IPL chairman till 2013 when he resigned from the post in the aftermath...
  • Sourav Ganguly likely to be included in IPL Governing Council April 3, 2015

    According to a report in Indian Express, former India captain Sourav Ganguly is all set to make his administrative debut in the cash-rich Indian Premier League as his name is doing the rounds to be the most likely contender to be included in the league's Governing Council. Jagmohan Dalmiya becoming the...
  • ISL: Kaka may turn-up for Atletico de Kolkata, says Sourav Ganguly April 3, 2015

    Kolkata: Keeping alive the speculation about Brazilian football star Kaka's inclusion in the Atletico de Kolkata squad in the second edition of Indian Super League (ISL), team co-owner Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said talks are going on, but nothing has been finalised yet. Kaka is currently playing as an attacking midfielder...
  • BCCI in safe hands with Jagmohan Dalmiya at helm: Sourav Ganguly April 3, 2015

    Kolkata: In the aftermath of the IPL spot-fixing scandal the BCCI may have been shrouded by controversy but with Jagmohan Dalmiya back as president the Indian cricket board is in "safe hands", former India captain Sourav Ganguly said today. Dalmiya was unanimously chosen for the BCCI top post to make a...
  • Winning Ranji Trophy on debut best career moment: Sourav Ganguly April 1, 2015

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday rated his debut in the Ranji Trophy winning final moment in 1989-90 as perhaps the best moment in his glittering cricketing career. "At 17-18 years, making a Ranji Trophy debut that too in the final... It was probably the best moment of my life,"...
  • World Cup: Unfair to blame Anushka for Kohli's poor form, says Ganguly March 26, 2015

    Sydney: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today lashed out at people who attacked Anushka Sharma for Virat Kohli's failure with the bat in the cricket World Cup semifinal against Australia, saying that it showed their immaturity. After actress Anushka was attacked by the twitterati, Ganguly said it's sad to see the...
  • Surya Ganguly wins Grandmasters chess title March 24, 2015

    Kolkata: City-based GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly outwitted Cuban GM Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez in a battle of nerves to win the second International Grandmasters Chess Tournament here today. Surya, who was in the lead with Nigel Short and Lu Shanglei, opened up the kingside in a Sicilian defense and his two...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Kaushik Ganguly's 'Chotoder Chobi' March 9, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Chotoder Chobi' directed by Kaushik Ganguly. A short story 'Chotoder Chobi' is a tender love story in Bengali, set among dwarves. The film is about how society ridicules and exploits dwarves or midgets, who often end up in circuses, raising laughs.'India Indie Club' is a...
  • Good to see Shikhar Dhawan playing freely in World Cup: Ganguly March 8, 2015

    Hamilton: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that key to opener Shikhar Dhawan's success in the cricket World Cup is about playing freely which was not happening during the Australia series. "I believe it is about playing freely in the World Cup that can be attributed to Shikhar's success as it...
  • MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins March 6, 2015

    Perth: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday surpassed former skipper Sourav Ganguly as the most successful Indian captain in terms of ODI victories achieved on foreign shores. The four-wicket win over the West Indies in the cricket World Cup here was Dhoni's 59th while Ganguly had 58 victories under his belt. The current...
  • Suman Ganguly: Ranvir Shorey did 'Blue Mountains' for son Haroon March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Suman Ganguly says Ranvir Shorey, who plays a prominent part in 'Blue Mountains', agreed to the movie for his son Haroon. Ranvir married his longtime ladylove Bollywood actress Konkana Sen Sharma in 2010 and Haroon was born the same year. "When I narrated the script to Ranvir, he got...
  • Sourav Ganguly hails Jagmohan Dalmiya's return as BCCI chief March 3, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday hailed the return of Jagmohan Dalmiya as BCCI president and said the seasoned cricket administrator will fulfil all the expectations. "He knows (things) better than anybody else. He will do all the right things. He will fulfil all the expectations," Ganguly said. There were...
  • Virat Kohli may get close to 50 ODI centuries: Sourav Ganguly February 26, 2015

    Kolkata: India's premier batsman Virat Kohli may get close to breaking Sachin Tendulkar's 49 ODI centuries record but the batting maestro's 100 International centuries milestone would stay safe forever, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly. "Virat Kohli I think will get close to him one-day cricket. He has reached 22 centuries,...
  • World Cup: Don't remember any team thrashing South Africa like India did, says Sourav Ganguly February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Impressed by India's clinical performance against South Africa, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said the Proteas have not been outplayed like this in a "long long time" and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can gain a lot of courage from such a display. "I don't remember South Africa being outplayed...
  • World Cup 2015: India have lot of match-winners, says Ganguly February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian batting line-up may seem to be heavily reliant on Virat Kohli, but former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the team has more than one player to depend on as far as one-day cricket is concerned. "In one-day Internationals, there are a lot of match winners. Rohit...
  • Sourav Ganguly made MCC honorary life member February 16, 2015

    London: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been awarded an honorary life membership to the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the celebrated cricket club announced on Sunday. Following his Test debut in 1996 the 42-year-old played a combined 424 Test and one day international matches for India, averaging over 40 with the...
  • Indian bowling won't lack bite in WC due to Ishant's absence: Ganguly February 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly does not think Indian bowling would lack any bite in absence of senior-most speedster Ishant Sharma who has been ruled out of the Cricket World Cup because of a knee injury. "One player's absence won't make much of a difference. The rest will also have to...