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11-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly backs Saha, says best stumper in last five-six years

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said Wriddhiman Saha is the best wicketkeeper to have played for the country in last five-six years.Saha, 34, has been India's first choice stumper for Tests since Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from the format in...

03-Oct-2018 Kolkata

No uncertainty over India-West Indies first Twenty20 : Sourav Ganguly

There's no uncertainty over the India-West Indies first Twenty20 International at the Eden Gardens on November 4, the Cricket Association of Bengal  President Sourav Ganguly said here."The match is on. Tickets have already gone for printing and now nothing...

14-Sep-2018 Kolkata

India have every chance of winning Asia Cup : Sourav Ganguly

Former captain Sourav Ganguly said on Friday India are a very good limited-overs side and have every chance of winning the Asia Cup."India are a good side.They will do well in the Asia Cup," Ganguly told reporters at the Eden Gardens here.The Asia Cup begins...

25-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Have lot of hope from Virat Kohli : Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly says he has a lot of hope from India skipper Virat Kohli.Ganguly shared his hopes from Kohli on the "Breakfast with Champions" show hosted by Gaurav Kapur, a statement said."When Virat Kohli plays, wherever you are...

07-Jul-2018

'The Maharaja of Indian Cricket'

"Dada, Dada, Dada."For any cricketing fan who has been to the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and has watched a cricket match in the early 2000s, such  cheers should be reminiscent with the game. The atmosphere of Eden Gardens used to be electrifying each time...

21-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Cheteshwar Pujara as good as Kohli is Tests : Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday India's Test specialist batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is as good as captain Virat Kohli when it comes to the five-day format."Pujara is from the old school of cricketers who will keep working hard and deliver. Look...

10-Mar-2018 Mumbai

The Game Changers-Form and Format at India Today Conclave

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said that the transformation of the Indian cricket team began with players having confidence in their own abilities. “We were a bunch of talents but we did not know how to win Test cricket. That culture needed to...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Current India team needs time before being judged : Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli and his brand of captaincy has caught the attention of fans and pundits alike, but former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the present generation needs some time before they can be compared to the past national teams."It is very difficult...

03-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Hope some U-19 stars go on to represent senior India : Sourav Ganguly

Hailing India's dominant performance at the ICC U19 World Cup, former national team captain Sourav Ganguly hoped on Saturday that some of the young cricketers will go on to enjoy success with the senior squad.Holding out Virat Kohli as an example, Ganguly said...

31-Jan-2018 Kolkata

ATK struggling because of change in coaching staff : Sourav Ganguly

Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK co-owner Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday blamed the change in coaching staff for the team's poor run of form this season, adding they failed to get the combination right.ATK have won just three games this season and...

31-Jan-2018 Kolkata

Cannot judge players based on IPL value : Sourav Ganguly

A cricketer should not be judged on the basis of how much he fetches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament is based on "demand and supply", feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly.Speaking at Cricket Year Book's 20th...

14-Dec-2017 Kolkata

Day-Night Tests inevitable : Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday backed Day-Night Test cricket, saying it is inevitable in the face of the longest version of the game struggling for its existence."It is inevitable, it has to happen someday. It is very simple, a pink ball will...

24-Nov-2017 Kolkata

I retired as I had enough of getting selected : Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly called it quits from Test cricket in 2008 because he had had enough of selection sagas, fresh from the Greg Chappell controversy which led to him being dropped from the Indian team, the southpaw revealed here on Friday."I...

14-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Eden pitch to be sporting : Sourav Ganguly

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said the 22-yard Eden Gardens strip will be "sporting" for the upcoming India-Sri Lanka first cricket Test starting here in two days."The wicket looks good. There will be bounce and it will...

19-Aug-2017 Kolkata

It won't be easy for Australia to beat hosts India : Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Australia will find it difficult to beat India at home when the visitors, without pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, come calling in September for five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20s...

19-May-2017 Kolkata

Bengal Premier League to start in December : Sourav Ganguly

A franchise-based Bengal Premier League (BPL) involving six teams will start in December this year, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly said here on Friday."I have signed a contract with IMG-R. There will...

07-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Steve Smith is in outstanding form at the moment, says Sourav Ganguly

Rising Pune Supergiant and Australia skipper Steve Smith is in the form of his life, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said here on Friday.Smith led from the front on Thursday in his franchise's seven-wicket win against two-time Indian Premier League (IPL)...

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Indian team has potential to win, hopefully anywhere : Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly hopes that the current Test team, which recently clinched the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by defeating Australia 2-1, has the potential to win anywhere.Ganguly said he enjoyed seeing the journey of the players like Lokesh...

25-Mar-2017 Kolkata

India will have to bat really well without Kohli : Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said India will have to bat out of their skin in the absence of injured skipper Virat Kohli to gain an upper hand in the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test against Australia in Dharamsala.Australia posted 300...

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