Ganguly

  • I will have to teach Sachin football, says Ganguly 14-04-2014 09:18 PM

    Kolkata: They are rated as the best opening batting combination in the history of one-day cricket. But having served India together for years, Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar now find themselves on the opposite sides of the Indian Super League. However, Ganguly on Monday said on a lighter note that...
  • ISL: Kolkata franchise pins hope on Atletico Madrid expertise 14-04-2014 09:13 PM

    Kolkata: Co-owner of Kolkata franchise, Sourav Ganguly on Monday said that Spanish side Atletico Madrid's keen interest in Indian Super League football tournament would be beneficial for the game in the country in long run. Atletico Madrid, on their website, have already announced the name of the Kolkata team as...
  • Indian Super League: Big boost for Indian football 14-04-2014 10:41 AM

    The ISL could be a shot in the arm for Indian football - providing it the chance to grow in an IPL-style, franchise-based environment. ...
  • Can Indian Super League revive the sorry state of Indian football? 14-04-2014 09:34 AM

    Seeking to revolutionise football in the country, organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) unveiled the eight franchises on Sunday, with cricket legends, Bollywood stars and industrialists winning the bids for owning the franchises. The forthcoming two-month tournament marks a latest attempt to popularise football. Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar...
  • ISL opens up new opportunities for Indian soccer: Sourav Ganguly 13-04-2014 10:51 PM

    Kolkata: All keyed up after bagging the Kolkata franchise of the Indian Super League, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said it was a "positive development" for Indian football and opens up new opportunities for the game in the country. "It's a very positive development for Indian football, though...
  • Indian Super League: Know the eight franchise owners 13-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Mumbai: Two former cricket captains, Bollywood stars and some of the top Indian businessmen Sunday bagged the franchise rights for the eight-city inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament that will be played during September-November. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Guwahati, Kochi, Pune and Goa are the eight cities which were...
  • ISL will change Indian football for good, say stakeholders 13-04-2014 05:12 PM

    Mumbai: The 'sleeping giant' of world football has finally woken up with the advent of Indian Super League and organisers, stakeholders associated with the much-anticipated event expressed confidence that this will change Indian football for good. Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly win bids for Indian Super League football franchises 13-04-2014 02:14 PM

    Batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League unveiled the eight franchises for the event. The bid winners for the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to be held in September-November, were...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly in line for ISL franchises 12-04-2014 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: The names of former cricket captains Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly and Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan were doing the rounds as probable owners as the much awaited franchise line-up of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament is all set to be announced on Sunday....
  • 'Apur Panchali' has elements of Ray trilogy: Kaushik Ganguly 12-04-2014 11:03 AM

    Kolkata: Dubbing 'Apur Panchali' as a collage of Satyajit Ray trilogy 'Pather Panchali', 'Apur Sansar' and 'Aparajito', director Kaushik Ganguly says he has gone further by chronicling the life of the child actor. "'Apur Panchali' is inspired by the life of child Apu - Subir Bandyopadhyay who went into oblivion...
  • Indian Super League: Sourav Ganguly, Atletico Madrid come together 29-03-2014 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: La Liga table toppers Atletico Madrid have bid for the Kolkata franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) along with former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, according to a report in The Times of India. It is also learnt that Atletico Madrid picked up the bid document...
  • Rajshree Thakur quitting 'Maharana Pratap' over health issues? 28-03-2014 11:12 AM

    Mumbai: Television actress Rajshree Thakur, known for her performance as Queen Jayawanta Bai in historical saga 'Maharana Pratap', is likely to quit the show over health issues. Rajshree is considering calling it quits over grueling schedule and heat in Gujarat, where the sets are located, a sources said today. 'Bharat...
  • Let Sourav Ganguly take over as BCCI president: West Bengal Minister 27-03-2014 04:42 PM

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be the 'best person' to take over as the BCCI president following the Supreme Court's observation on the Mudgal Committee report on IPL spot-fixing scandal, West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra said on Thursday. "Let Sourav Ganguly take over the reigns at the...
  • Raina's credentials as T20 batsman unquestionable: Ganguly 25-03-2014 04:22 PM

    Mirpur: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Suresh Raina's ability as a T20 batsman is "unquestionable" and his success in the ongoing World T20 will give him confidence to get ready for "bigger battles" ahead. Raina's sequence of scores, including the two warm-up games, are 41, 54, 35 not...
  • Hope to find new bowling talent in Bengal: Waqar Younis 18-03-2014 08:53 PM

    The Cricket Association of Bengal has undertaken the Vision 2020 programme for the next three and has roped in former players Waqar Younis and Muttiah Muralitharan to work with its players. ...
  • Let former players decide on new roles: Ganguly 15-03-2014 02:40 PM

    Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said the expertise of former Indian cricketers can surely be utilised for bringing improvements in the team but was not sure if they will have enough time for the challenging job. Recently, legendary Sunil Gavaskar had said that Rahul Dravid should replace incumbent...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-03-2014 10:33 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Ganguly, SRK to bid for Kolkata franchise in Indian Super League 11-03-2014 09:08 PM

    Sources close to the development have also told CNN-IBN that both Ganguly and Shah Rukh have picked up the tenders and will go all the way to secure ownership of the Kolkata franchise. ...
  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • Ganguly, SRK in a bidding war for ISL Kolkata franchise; Gavaskar, Rajasthan Royals too eye teams 11-03-2014 05:16 PM

    One of IPL's biggest rivalries off the field is all set to be back in a new avatar. Round two of the Sourav Ganguly versus Shah Rukh Khan could soon be back, though this time in football. Sources have told CNN-IBN that both Ganguly and SRK will be bidding for...
  • Suresh Raina raring to go in World T20 after tips from Ganguly 09-03-2014 08:39 AM

    Middle-order batsman Suresh Raina, who was dropped from the India XI during the ODIs in New Zealand with just one fifty-plus score in his previous 24 innings and was not picked for the Asia Cup in Bangladesh, is raring to go in the upcoming World Twenty20. He has been taking...
  • MAK Pataudi was India's best captain ever: Sourav Ganguly 05-03-2014 11:55 PM

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was the best captain the country ever had. "He batted without a helmet and an eye. For me, he was the best captain ever," Ganguly said. He said that not many players had that quality of character...
  • Sachin Tendulkar was unhappy when asked to bat at No 4 in ODIs 28-02-2014 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was not too happy when he was asked by his then captain Sourav Ganguly to bat at number four in ODIs in 2002-03, according to a book. Ganguly, who captained the recently-retired Tendulkar in 143 of the 341 international matches they played together, recalled...
  • Harbhajan can make a comeback to Team India : Sourav Ganguly 26-02-2014 09:53 AM

    Kolkata: Out of favour he might be right now but former Indian captain former captain Sourav Ganguly feels seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can make a comeback if the selectors look beyond those favoured by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "I think Bhajji can make a comeback to the national side in...
  • Enjoy captaincy, Sourav Ganguly advises Virat Kohli 25-02-2014 10:50 PM

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly wants Virat Kohli to win the Asia Cup, which he believes would help regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to come out of his comfort zone and reinvent himself as a captain. "I want Virat [Kohli] to win this tournament [Asia Cup]," Ganguly told a...
  • Dhoni vs Ganguly: Is Dhoni the best 'home Test' captain? 21-02-2014 11:39 AM

    He has won the ODI World Cup, Twenty20 World Cup, the Champions Trophy and the Test mace - the only skipper to have ever done that, but Dhoni's last three years as India's Test skipper have added strength to the notion that he is India's best Test skipper only when...
  • Sourav Ganguly performs autopsy of Team India's overseas failure 21-02-2014 10:09 AM

    MS Dhoni may have taken over Sourav Ganguly as India's most successful captain but there are few who match the Kolkata icon's astuteness who has at times been touted as India's 'Comeback Man'. And at a time when Dhoni & Co. are struggling to overcome a losing streak on foreign...
  • Harbhajan, Pragyan Ojha must for Tests: Sourav Ganguly 20-02-2014 08:14 PM

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took a swipe at the selectors' decision to omit leftarm spinner Pragyan Ojha, especially after a 10-wicket haul in his last Test. Pointing out that India's weak spin department contributed to the 0-1 series loss in New Zealand, Ganguly said Ojha and veteran offspinner...
  • Sourav Ganguly says MS Dhoni's Test captaincy 'obnoxious' 19-02-2014 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Test captaincy has come under severe criticism from former skipper Sourav Ganguly who described his leadership as "obnoxious" following India's humiliating series defeat against New Zealand. Ganguly, one of India's most successful captains, said had the 50-over World Cup not been just one year away,...
  • 'Shabdo' review: Discuss this film with mates in your next 'adda' session 18-02-2014 04:14 PM

    Cast: Ritwik Chakraborty, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly, Victor Banerjee, Srijit Mukherji Director: Kaushik Ganguly In almost every film industry, there is a dearth and need of films that speak up about the relevant issues. It's a general perception throughout the world that films are only meant for entertainment. However, to...