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  • Winning Ranji Trophy on debut best career moment: Sourav Ganguly 17 hours 37 minutes ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • 'Chotoder Chobi' review: The film is about how society ridicules and exploits dwarves February 12, 2015

    Chotoder Chobi (A Short Story) by Kaushik Ganguly is a tender love story in Bengali, set among dwarves. Ganguly is an accomplished director, whose films include Arekti Premer Golop (Just Another Love Story) that was at Berlin, Laptop, Shabdo and Apur Panchali. Chotoder Chobi, exceptionally, won Best Actor for...
  • India have a good chance to retain the World Cup: Sourav Ganguly February 5, 2015

    The former India captain, however, said that Team India needs to sort out its injury problems before the mega event. ...
  • India prepared to take on Pakistan in Adelaide, says Sourav Ganguly February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said he was looking forward to following Indian vice captain Virat Kohli, South African skipper AB de Villiers and young Australian Test captain Steve Smith in the World Cup. Ganguly made the comment at a book launch event when asked to name three players he...
  • Team India will do well in the World Cup, says Ganguly February 4, 2015

    Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels defending champions India have a good chance of reaching the final of the forthcoming cricket World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand later this month. Releasing a book titled 'Cupmohola' (Seven World Cups) written by sports journalist Gautam Bhattacharjee, Ganguly today...
  • When Tendulkar, Dravid refused to follow Ganguly February 2, 2015

    Recollecting India's NatWest Trophy victory at Lord's in 2002, then Indian team's manager Rajiv Shukla on Monday claimed that skipper Sourav Ganguly wanted all members of the team to do the 'shirt act' but seniors Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid refused. India, chasing England's imposing 325 for five, rode on a...
  • 'Self-belief' helped us beat India in 2003 WC final, says Damien Martyn February 1, 2015

    Perth: Notwithstanding India's good showing en route to the 2003 World Cup final, former batsman Damien Martyn said that it was Australia's 'self-belief' that helped them in outplaying the Sourav Ganguly-led side in the title clash. Put into bat, the defending champions rode on a 234-run unbeaten third-wicket partnership between Ponting...
  • Cricket greats who have never won a World Cup January 30, 2015

    There are countless talented cricketers who had worked tirelessly throughout their careers to have their hands on the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, but the title of world champion eluded them. I was one of those lucky ones to be part of the winning ICC Cricket World Cup squad...
  • Feared not getting international ton at Eden, says Sourav Ganguly January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday revealed that his biggest fear in his cricketing career was to have not scored an international hundred at his home ground, the historic Eden Gardens. "My biggest fear was that I thought I would never get a hundred at the Eden. But then...
  • Sourav Ganguly refuses to comment on speculation about joining BJP January 22, 2015

    Kolkata: Amid speculation that cricketer Sourav Ganguly is joining BJP, the former Indian captain on Thursday refused to make any comments while the party said there is no truth in it. "No comments," was his terse reply when Ganguly was asked by reporters whether he was joining BJP. "I am not...
  • Former India cricketer Sourav Ganguly likely to join the BJP, say sources January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Sourav Ganguly is in talks with senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and is likely to join the political outfit soon, say sources. In the last few months, the BJP has been very aggressive in Ganguly's home state of West Bengal and has taken on...
  • Jeet Ganguly: I'm back in the music industry after 10 years only because of Mukesh Bhatt, he is my godfather January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Composer Jeet Ganguly, who has created tunes for films like 'Aashiqui 2', 'Youngistaan' and the forthcoming 'Khamoshiyan', says filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt is his 'godfather', who gave him a "rebirth" in the Hindi music industry. Ganguly had worked for a song in the film 'Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai' and...
  • India firm favourites to defend World Cup title: Sourav Ganguly January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said India would be firm favourites to defend their World Cup title in Australia and New Zealand next month. "India have a very good chance of winning the World Cup. I'm not saying this just because there's media. I think whenever you play one-day...
  • Will India win the tri-series in Australia? Stats say 'No' January 15, 2015

    With all the stats that go on to support India and their performance in the shorter format of the game, the following - across the multi-team ODI series they have played in Australia - will definitely not put the team in good light as the Men in Blue gear up...