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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after undergoing fresh round of angioplasty
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after undergoing fresh round of angioplasty

The former India captain is required to follow a strict routine and needs to be on medication for a few months.

Sourav Ganguly likely to be discharged if medical test results return normal, says hospital official
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Sourav Ganguly likely to be discharged if medical test results return normal, says hospital official

Doctors are scheduled to conduct a few medical examinations on the 48-year-old former India captain to decide whether he is fit to be discharged from the hospital, he said.

Sourav Ganguly 'stable', undergoes fresh angioplasty with two more stents implanted
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Sourav Ganguly 'stable', undergoes fresh angioplasty with two more stents implanted

Earlier in the day, doctors carried out a series of medical tests on Ganguly, who was hospitalised on Wednesday for the second time in a month, because of a cardiac condition.

Sourav Ganguly remains stable, to be discharged on Thursday, says hospital official
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Sourav Ganguly remains stable, to be discharged on Thursday, says hospital official

The former Indian skipper was supposed to be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday, but he expressed to stay there for one more day, the official said.

Mild heart-attack will not have any impact on Sourav Ganguly's well being, can lead a normal life, says noted cardiologist
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Mild heart-attack will not have any impact on Sourav Ganguly's well being, can lead a normal life, says noted cardiologist

Asked if the former left-handed batsman would have to undergo another angioplasty, the cardiologist said he could either treat it medically or go for the procedure.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly stable after undergoing 'primary angioplasty'
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly stable after undergoing 'primary angioplasty'

Ganguly complained of chest pain following a workout session on Friday evening and family members took him to the hospital this afternoon when the problem recurred.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly backs KL Rahul to do well in all formats but says final call on selection not his
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly backs KL Rahul to do well in all formats but says final call on selection not his

Rahul, who led Kings XI Punjab in the 13th IPL, is currently heading the run-scorer's chart in the lucrative T20 event but Ganguly, who has also been impressed by his captaincy, believed that the Karnataka man is cut out for Test cricket too.

England vs Pakistan: Sourav Ganguly praises Zak Crawley after his impressive show in third Test
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England vs Pakistan: Sourav Ganguly praises Zak Crawley after his impressive show in third Test

Playing in only his eighth Test, the 22-year-old Crawley hit 267 in a record-setting partnership with fellow century-maker Jos Buttler (152) on Saturday, taking England closer to a Test series victory over Pakistan.

Sunil Gavaskar says he would love to see Sourav Ganguly carry on as BCCI chief till 2023 World Cup
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Sunil Gavaskar says he would love to see Sourav Ganguly carry on as BCCI chief till 2023 World Cup

Gavaskar feels Ganguly will be able to lead the cricket board with as much competence as he showed while leading the cricket team.

Sourav Ganguly names five current players from Indian Test team he would have picked in his squad
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Sourav Ganguly names five current players from Indian Test team he would have picked in his squad

Recently, Ganguly expressed his views on various topics during a conversation with India batsman Mayank Agarwal on the latest episode of Open Nets with Mayank.

'Kolkata's Dada, India's pride', wishes pour in for Sourav Ganguly on his 48th birthday
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'Kolkata's Dada, India's pride', wishes pour in for Sourav Ganguly on his 48th birthday

In a career spanning 16 years, Ganguly made 11,363 runs in ODIs including 22 hundreds whole scoring 7212 runs in 113 Tests.

Jonty Rhodes shares viral clip of people playing cricket in quarantine centre in India
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Jonty Rhodes shares viral clip of people playing cricket in quarantine centre in India

"People ask me often; 'what is it about India that I love so much' Need I say any more?" Jonty Rhodes captioned the video.

Graeme Smith bats for Sourav Ganguly to lead ICC, says cricket will need strong leadership in post-COVID-19 world
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Graeme Smith bats for Sourav Ganguly to lead ICC, says cricket will need strong leadership in post-COVID-19 world

Smith, a former captain of South African cricket team, said that he believed Ganguly is the suitable man to be at the helm of affairs at ICC at a time of crisis caused by coronavirus.

IPL 2020: Fate of upcoming edition hangs in balance following 21-day nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19
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IPL 2020: Fate of upcoming edition hangs in balance following 21-day nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19

The BCCI suspended the IPL, originally scheduled from 29 March, to 15 April after government suspended all visas, barring few categories like diplomatic and employment, making it impossible for foreign players to participate.

Coronavirus Outbreak: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly shocked by empty roads in Kolkata, asks public to stay safe
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Coronavirus Outbreak: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly shocked by empty roads in Kolkata, asks public to stay safe

BCCI President and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said the empty roads in his home city Kolkata, owing to a nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, are the kind of scenes he never thought he would witness in his lifetime.

Ravi Shastri rubbishes rumours of bad blood between him and Sourav Ganguly, says he has 'utmost respect' for BCCI head
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Ravi Shastri rubbishes rumours of bad blood between him and Sourav Ganguly, says he has 'utmost respect' for BCCI head

A week back, it was Ganguly who had cleared the air on his part making it clear that rumours of bad blood between him and the head coach of the Indian cricket team are merely "speculations".

Yuvraj Singh questions MSK Prasad-led selection panel's handling of players like Vijay Shankar, says India need better selectors
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Yuvraj Singh questions MSK Prasad-led selection panel's handling of players like Vijay Shankar, says India need better selectors

Yuvraj also claimed that the country's cricketers feel compelled to play even when they are not in a condition to for the fear of losing their place, a situation he hopes will change with Sourav Ganguly as BCCI President.

Indian captain Virat Kohli agreeable to play Day-Night Tests, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly
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Indian captain Virat Kohli agreeable to play Day-Night Tests, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

If Sourav Ganguly's tenure is not extended beyond July, the Day-Night Test might not become a reality as India next play five-day games at home only in December 2020 -January, 2021.

Virat Kohli says he is looking forward to 'healthy discussion' with newly-elected BCCI president Sourav Ganguly
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Virat Kohli says he is looking forward to 'healthy discussion' with newly-elected BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

Kohli reiterated that there was a good understanding between the two and recalled that he has had meetings with the former India captain in the past.

Sourav Ganguly talks on corruption-free tenure, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni in his first address as BCCI president
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Sourav Ganguly talks on corruption-free tenure, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni in his first address as BCCI president

Elected unopposed to the top position in the world's richest cricket Board, Ganguly also gave enough indications that he would run the show the way he wants and is unlikely to be influenced.