She also mentioned that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was very close to her family. State transport minister and Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), Firhad Hakim, was also present during the inauguration and shared the dais with Sourav and Dona Ganguly.
The BCCI President said that since the Union Minister is a vegetarian, arrangements of a special vegetarian platter has been made by his mother, Nirupa Ganguly.
The BJP leader also said that during all his visits to the state, Shah goes to the residence of a couple of acclaimed persons from the state.
BCCI President and former captain of Team India, Sourav Ganguly becomes the latest sports personality to try the Srivalli step
A stadium each will be built in Jodhpur and Udaipur as well, the statement said. Seven out of the 10 big stadiums in the world are in India, and this new stadium of Rajasthan will be in the third place.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has lauded Virat Kohli for taking the team forward in all forms of cricket during his stint as India skipper but said his decision to quit Test captaincy was a personal one.
Ganguly (49), who had undergone treatment for a heart condition early last year, was admitted to the hospital on December 28.
The former skipper will be in home isolation under doctors' supervision and has not been infected with the Omicron variant, hospital authorities said.
Ganguly was admitted to hospital twice earlier this year and underwent emergency angioplasty after having some cardiac issues.
With Ganguly and Kohli directly contradicting each other in public, there is a visible issue between the board and India's Test skipper ahead of the big series against South Africa.
The ICC Board also approved the continuation of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) in its current form of a nine-team league over a two-year period with a final between the top two teams at the conclusion.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said that the Indian team, sans the top players, will tour Sri Lanka in July for a limited overs bilateral series.
New Delhi: Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly said that it is difficult to say how the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) bio-bubble was breached and the report that the board…
Kolkata: Former Indian captain and now BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has momentarily refused to open a new innings — one on the murky pitch of party politics. Belying expectations that he would attend PM Modi’s March 7 Brigade Rally in Kolkata and perhaps join the saffron party, Ganguly has informed the BJP high command that […]
New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board is contemplating allowing fans in stadiums for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said president Sourav Ganguly. While dates are yet to be officially announced for the IPL’s 2021 edition, it is expected to be held between the months of April and May. The player auction […]
Kolkata: Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly’s health condition is stable and he had a good sleep on Thursday night, while doctors are planning to carry out requisite medical examinations on him on Friday, a senior official of the hospital where he is admitted said. The former India captain underwent another angioplasty on the previous […]
Kolkata: Days after undergoing treatment for a heart-related ailment, BCCI president and the former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly was again rushed to a hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday. As per reports, he has been taken to the Apollo Hospitals after he experienced discomfort in his chest. “Sourav Ganguly has come for a checkup of his […]
Kolkata: “I am absolutely fine”, said former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly after getting discharged from the Woodlands Hospital here on Thursday morning. Ganguly had suffered a mild cardiac arrest during a workout session in his Behala residence on January 2. He was then moved to the Woodlands Hospital that day itself […]
Kolkata: BCCI president and former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly is stable and likely to be discharged on Wednesday, hospital authorities said. Ganguly suffered a “mild” heart attack on January 2 following which he was hospitalised. The 48-year-old former India captain complained of dizziness and then suffered the blackout just after he had returned from gym. […]
Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly was hospitalised on Saturday after he suffered a blackout at his home and complained of chest pain. The 48-year-old former India captain complained of dizziness and then suffered the blackout just after he had returned from gym. He was […]
New Delhi: India skipper, Sourav Ganguly was very keen to have Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the national team for the historic tour of Pakistan in 2004, but the dashing wicket-keeper-batsman missed the bus by the skin of his teeth, John Wright, who was India coach at the time, has disclosed to IANS. Parthiv Patel was […]
New Delhi: The Indian cricket board has budgeted nearly Rs 10 crore for more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests to be conducted during the Indian Premier League starting September 19. While the eight franchises bore the cost of testing in India, the BCCI is picking up the tab for the RT-PCR tests which have been conducted […]
New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed to its affiliated units that India will be hosting England for a full series in February next year after playing an away rubber in Australia. The Board supremo also informed the state units that the 2021 IPL will be held in April, within five months of the […]
Kolkata: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has tested negative for COVID-19, a source close to the former India captain confirmed on Saturday. Ganguly had been in home quarantine for almost a week after his elder brother Snehasish had tested positive for the deadly virus and had to be admitted to a city hospital. “He has tested […]
Kolkata: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday was forced to go into home quarantine after his elder brother and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Joint Secretary Snehasish Ganguly tested positive for Covid-19. Snehasish has been admitted to the Belle Vue Clinic here after his Covid report returned positive, a CAB source said. “His report came […]
New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in September. “Asia Cup cancel ho chuka hai, joh September me tha (Asia Cup, which was to be held in September, has been cancelled),” Ganguly told ‘sports tak’ in an instagram live session. There […]
New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has stated they would like to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year and their priority is to host the tournament within the country itself. The cash-rich league was initially scheduled to be played from March 29 […]
New Delhi: India’s cricket fraternity mourned the demise of legendary first-class spinner Rajinder Goel, calling him a “master of his craft” whose “bradmanesque” record made him a stalwart in domestic cricket. Goel died on Sunday owing to age-related illnesses. He was 77 and is survived by his wife and son Nitin Goel, who has also […]
New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has indicated that this year’s IPL could be conducted in empty stadiums, insisting that all possible options are being explored to ensure that the suspended event does take place despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to all the affiliated units sent late on Wednesday after the ICC Board […]
New Delhi: April 24 is remembered by cricket fans across the world as the day cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was born. But this year, there will be no celebration in the Tendulkar household as the Master Blaster is clear that now is the time to fight the coronavirus outbreak and help those in need. Speaking […]
Mumbai: Former India allrounder Irfan Pathan has revealed his father got upset once at Pakistani legend Javed Miandad for his comments on the fast bowler. During the India tour of Pakistan in 2003-04, Miandad, who was the coach of Pakistan then, had said that bowlers like Pathan can be found on any street in Pakistan. […]
Mumbai: Cricket is a religion in India and the BCCI is keeping no stones unturned to ensure that it joins hands with the government to fight the coronavirus outbreak. With the government requesting every individual to wear a mask when going out of the house for emergency purposes, BCCI has created a new video promoting […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday turned to India’s sporting heroes for support in the COVID-19 battle to contain the Coronavirus pandemic and more than 40 accomplished champions such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, and P V Sindhu responded by vowing to raise awareness and spirits amid a national lockdown. The athletes, along […]
Mumbai: There is no threat to the Indian Premier League due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, said BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. He also asserted that the South Africa series is on as per the schedule and there is no threat. The three-match series is beginning with the first ODI on March 12 at Dharamsala. “Nothing […]
Kolkata: Both India and Pakistan will play in the Asia Cup which will be held in Dubai, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said here on Friday. “Asia Cup will be held in Dubai and both India and Pakistan will play,” Ganguly told reporters at Eden Gardens before leaving for Dubai for the ACC meeting on March […]
New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) will have concussion substitutes from this season, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on the sidelines of the league’s governing council meeting here on Monday. Under the new ICC rule, a player who has been concussed either while batting, bowling or on the field, can be withdrawn from the […]
Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has pulled long time teammate and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s leg on social media over a picture of a fitness session which the latter had posted. Former India captain Ganguly shared a picture on Instagram where he can be seen sitting in a field after a fitness session. He captioned […]
New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni has “surely” communicated his future plans to India captain Virat Kohli and selectors. Dhoni has been on a sabbatical from international cricket since India’s semi-final exit in the ODI World Cup, leading to speculations about his future. “He’s had communication with the captain, […]
Surat: Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah, who was supposed to prove his fitness during the Ranji Trophy match between Gujarat and Kerala, did not feature in the game which began at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium on Wednesday. Bumrah, who has been out of action post-India’s tour of West Indies in July-August due to a stress […]
Kolkata: BCCI president and former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly’s daughter Sana took the cyber world by storm with her Instagram post quoting late author Khushwant Singh who was highly critical of the right-wing Sangh Parivar. Coming in the backdrop of the raging protest in the country against the new citizenship law CAA, the post […]