Sourav Ganguly

  • No effort, no heart, no fight, Team India disappointed: Sourav Ganguly Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 3-1 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have...
  • Gavaskar, Ganguly ask selectors to take tough decisions 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have to...
  • 4th Test: Sourav Ganguly questions Varun Aaron's exclusion August 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly called for inclusion of pacer Varun Aaron keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch in Manchester - the venue for the fourth Test versus England starting August 7. "Manchester track is the fastest wicket in England. I think Varun Aaron should get a...
  • Varun Aaron should get a chance in the 4th Test, says Sourav Ganguly August 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly called for inclusion of pacer Varun Aaron keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch in Manchester - the venue for the fourth Test versus England starting August 7. "Manchester track is the fastest wicket in England. I think Varun Aaron should get a...
  • Sourav Ganguly elected as CAB joint secretary July 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday began a new innings as a cricket administrator - with his unanimous election to the joint secretary's post at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 83rd annual general meeting here. Ganguly's advent in a new avatar was welcomed by cricket administrators and the playing...
  • Sourav Ganguly set to be annointed as CAB secretary on Sunday July 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he's elected uncontested for the post of joint-secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday. The CAB AGM would be a mundane affair with 74-year-old cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya taking charge...
  • Sourav Ganguly all set to be elected as CAB's next joint secretary July 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's much-awaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27 when he will be elected Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ganguly will succeed Sujan Mukherjee whose four-year-term is getting over this month while the rest of the...
  • 'On the offside, first there is God, then Dada': 20 quotes that prove the cricketing world is overawed by Sourav Ganguly July 8, 2014

    There was a time when the Indian cricket used to play mild, non aggressive cricket, but all of that changed when the 'Prince of Calcutta' Sourav Ganguly, as Geoffrey Boycott fondly calls him, started leading the team. A competitive cricketer and a born leader who is popularly also known as...
  • Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: 42 not out July 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly, who turned 42 on Monday, chose to keep his birthday a low-key affair, even as a large number of fans and school children gathered outside his Behala residence since morning to greet the former India captain. In fact, Ganguly returned from Singapore early this morning after attending a...
  • World Cup 2014: Sourav Ganguly predicts Germany-Netherlands final July 8, 2014

    Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is set to fly off to England for commentary assignments, will miss celebrating his birthday with family at home when he turns 42 on Tuesday but Bengal's favourite son promises to be updated with all the football action. "That's the way it is, can't help,"...
  • ISL Kolkata franchise to unveil team on July 7 June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: They were the first team to unveil Atletico de Kolkata among the eight ISL franchises, and now the newest city outfit is all set to announce the name of their marquee player and manager on July 7. The team partners -- Atletico Madrid -- are finalising the deal with a...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal committee investigations June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday joined the investigations of Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukul Mudgal to probe into allegations of betting and spot fixing in the sixth edition of IPL. Ganguly specially flew down here to attend the proceedings as the full committee...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Justice Mudgal probe panel June 8, 2014

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs. The panel is headed by retd. Justice Mukul Mudgal and includes advocates L. Nageswara Rao, Niloy Dutta and senior IPS officer B.B. Mishra. "We...
  • We haven't yet discussed about the player in our panel: Mudgal May 25, 2014

    The Supreme Court-appointed IPL probe panel headed by retd Justice Mukul Mudgal on Sunday met for the first time to discuss the modalities about their further investigation into the spot-fixing and betting scandal related to the sixth edition of Indian Premier League. "There wasn't any discussion about the reputed cricketer who...
  • ISL: Sourav Ganguly set for football stint May 23, 2014

    The Kolkata franchise of the much-anticipated Indian Super League is co-owned by former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly. ...
  • Kohli should focus more on batting than captaincy, says Ganguly May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Virat Kohli should take it easy while leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore side which in turn would help him focus on his primary duty-- scoring as many runs as possible. Under Kohli's captaincy, RCB have lost six out of the 10 games...
  • Kolkata's ISL franchise christened Atletico de Kolkata May 7, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata franchise of the much-anticipated Indian Super League was on Wednesday christened Atletico de Kolkata, taking a cue from their Spanish co-owners and UEFA Champions League finalist Atletico de Madrid. Owner and CEO of the Champions League finalist Miguel Angel Gil Marin along with his city based co-owners former...
  • Indian Super League may not be answer to India's soccer woes May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: A new franchise-based soccer league with celebrity owners will kick-off in India later this year but not everyone is convinced that it will help lift the country out of the lower echelons of the world game. Spanish club Atletico Madrid, former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly as well...
  • ISL: Atletico Madrid boss to unveil Kolkata franchise on May 7 May 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Atletico Madrid team owner and CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin will unveil the Kolkata franchise's name and jersey for the upcoming Indian Super League here on May 7. Only franchise in the eight-team ISL which has a strategic tie-up with top foreign club, the Kolkata team will also be the...
  • Sourav Ganguly to watch Champions League final in Lisbon May 2, 2014

    Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who co-owns the Kolkata franchise in the upcoming ISL franchise tournament, would be in Lisbon to strategise about their team with officials of partners Atletico Madrid on the sidelines of the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 24. Talking about their team building...
  • IPL 7 is wide open, says Sourav Ganguly April 23, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels the seventh Indian Premier League is wide open with the perennial underdogs doing well and the consistent teams faltering for the first time since the T20 tournament began in 2008. "This is the first IPL where all teams are on equal footing, there are...
  • I will have to teach Sachin football, says Ganguly April 14, 2014

    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 June 22, 2014

    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 Atletico...
  • Indian Super League: Big boost for Indian football April 14, 2014

    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? April 14, 2014

    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 and...
  • ISL opens up new opportunities for Indian soccer: Sourav Ganguly April 13, 2014

    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 it's...
  • Indian Super League: Know the eight franchise owners April 13, 2014

    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 sold...
  • ISL will change Indian football for good, say stakeholders April 13, 2014

    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 the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly win bids for Indian Super League football franchises April 13, 2014

    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 announced...