• ganguly refuses to comment on reports of joining bjp

    Ganguly refuses to comment on reports of joining BJP

    Politics | Jan 22, 2015, 08:34 PM IST

    Kolkata: Amid speculations that cricketer Sourav Ganguly is joining BJP, the former Indian captain today refused to make any comments while the party said there is no truth in it."No comments," was his terse reply

  • former cricketer sourav ganguly to join bjp

    Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly to join BJP?

    Politics | Jan 22, 2015, 01:14 PM IST

    Kolkata: After inducting former IPS officer Kiran Bedi into the party on the eve of Delhi Assembly elections, the BJP is trying to spring another surprise, this time in West Bengal. The BJP is reportedly wooing

  • cricketers autobiographies that sparked controversies

    Cricketers' autobiographies that "sparked" controversies

    Cricket | Dec 19, 2014, 01:31 PM IST

    New Delhi: Seldom one sees an autobiography by a cricketer not generating controversies or refresh an old debate that was dead long ago. Recently unceremoniously dropped from the side England cricketer Kevin Pietersen's autobiography not

  • isl will strengthen football at grassroot level mamata

    ISL will strengthen football at grassroot level: Mamata

    Football | Oct 12, 2014, 08:11 PM IST

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the Indian Super League will strengthen football at the grass-root level and give Indian players international exposure."ISL indeed is starting of a new football era. It

  • ganguly lisbon bound for champions league football final

    Ganguly Lisbon-bound for Champions League football final

    Football | May 02, 2014, 09:17 PM IST

    Kolkata: When his former team Kolkata Knight Riders play the home leg during the business end of the ongoing IPL, Sourav Ganguly would be busy discussing football this time.The former India cricket captain, who co-owns

  • ipl 7 is wide open says ganguly

    IPL 7 is wide open, says Ganguly

    Cricket | Apr 23, 2014, 10:14 PM IST

    Kolkata: Former India captain Saurav 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

  • kolkata franchise pins hope on atletico expertise

    Kolkata franchise pins hope on Atletico expertise

    Football | Apr 14, 2014, 10:10 PM IST

    Kolkata: Co-owner of Kolkata franchise, Sourav Ganguly today 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,

  • i ll have have to teach sachin football sourav quips

    I'll have have to teach Sachin football, Sourav quips

    Football | Apr 14, 2014, 09:12 PM IST

    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

  • isl opens up new opportunities for indian soccer ganguly

    ISL opens up new opportunities for Indian soccer: Ganguly

    Football | Apr 13, 2014, 10:38 PM IST

    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

  • shraddha das excited to share screen space with saurav

    Shraddha Das excited to share screen space with Saurav Ganguly

    Bollywood | Jan 31, 2014, 11:51 AM IST

    Kolkata: Having met her 'childhood' cricket icon Sourav Ganguly at the sets of a reality show, 'Royal Bengal Tiger' actor Shraddha Das says it was like a tryst with the regal 'Bengal Tiger' on his

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    Unique shots by cricketers that deserve to be in Hall of Fame

    Cricket | Mar 22, 2014, 06:45 AM IST

    New Delhi: Cricketing in recent times has changed a lot, with players experimenting with different shots, thanks to the shorter format of the game i.e; T20. Nowadays batsmen try unorthodox shots to make quick runs

  • shami will be india s best bowler in south africa saurav

    Shami will be India's best bowler in South Africa: Saurav Ganguly

    Cricket | Dec 17, 2013, 11:23 PM IST

    Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly today rated Mohammed Shami ahead of the experienced Zaheer Khan as he said the young pacer would be India's "best" as they begin a tough two-match Test series against South

  • is congress now trying to woo saurav ganguly...

    Is Congress now trying to woo Saurav Ganguly...?

    Cricket | Dec 15, 2013, 07:09 PM IST

    Kolkata:  Former Team India captain Saurav Ganguly may no longer be the crowd puller as he used to be but still is popular enough for two national political parties namely BJP and Congress who are

  • the importance of number 183 in cricket

    The importance of number 183 in cricket

    Cricket | Nov 28, 2013, 06:51 AM IST

    New Delhi: The number 183 has been attached to cricket not merely as coincidence, but also as something recurring.  India won its first cricket World cup in England in 1983 and was bowled out for

  • did criticizing captain ganguly cut narendra hirwani s

    Did criticizing captain Ganguly cut Narendra Hirwani's career short?

    Cricket | Sep 15, 2013, 06:27 AM IST

    New Delhi: Narendra Deepchand Hirwani, a right hand leg spinner,  emerged on cricket arena with a bang when he made his test debut in 1987-88 against mighty West Indies in Madras at the age of

  • kohli ideal for number three slot says ganguly

    Kohli Ideal For Number Three Slot, Says Ganguly

    Cricket | Mar 20, 2012, 08:15 AM IST

    Kolkata, Mar 20: In red-hot form having scored four hundreds in his last five innings, youngster Virat Kohli is the ideal batsman to fill in the number three slot left vacant by Rahul Dravid's retirement,

  • india debates tendulkar s one day future

    India Debates Tendulkar's One-Day Future

    Cricket | Feb 23, 2012, 11:32 AM IST

    New Delhi, Feb 23: India's cricket greats have begun talking about a topic that was considered unthinkable a year ago - Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from the sport. Or, at least, the need for the record-breaking

  • time for different captains for different formats says

    Time For Different Captains For Different Formats, Says Ganguly

    Cricket | Feb 21, 2012, 06:18 PM IST

    New Delhi, Feb 21: Critical of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's rotation policy, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly says time has come for the selectors to appoint different cricket captains for the three formats of game. "Time

  • axe some senior players demand gavaskar ganguly

    Axe Some Senior Players, Demand Gavaskar, Ganguly

    Cricket | Jan 15, 2012, 10:25 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jan 15: The Indian cricket team's humiliating Test series defeat against Australia today drew sharp reactions from former players who called for drastic changes in the system, axing of some senior players and

  • dinda will fly to australia as ishant s cover ganguly

    Dinda Will Fly To Australia As Ishant's Cover : Ganguly

    Cricket | Dec 19, 2011, 11:55 AM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 19: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday revealed that Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda will fly to Australia as a cover for injured fast bowler Ishant Sharma, who has been ruled out of