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.
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.
Gavaskar feels Ganguly will be able to lead the cricket board with as much competence as he showed while leading the cricket team.
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.
In a career spanning 16 years, Ganguly made 11,363 runs in ODIs including 22 hundreds whole scoring 7212 runs in 113 Tests.
"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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Ganguly was officially entrusted with the task of heading Indian cricket for the next nine months at the BCCI's General Body meeting here, ending a tumultuous 33-month reign of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).
Yuvraj while announcing his retirement in June this year had revealed that BCCI had promised him a farewell game if he failed the yo-yo test but since he passed, he never got a swansong.
VVS Laxman says he has no doubt that Indian cricket will continue to prosper under BCCI president-elect Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly, one of the finest Indian captains, will hold the post of the BCCI President for a mere nine months. He will have to demit office in July, due to compulsory cooling off period.
From improving umpiring standards to taking care of groundsmen: Challenges Sourav Ganguly will face as BCCI president
If Ganguly can make his presence felt over the next 10 months it could well pave the way for greater things when he returns after the cooling off period. But for that, the former India captain will need to play the innings of his life.
Sourav Ganguly says he is taking over the reins of the board at a time when BCCI's image has taken a beating
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who is set to be named as new BCCI president, on Monday said "it's a great opportunity for him to do something good" as he is taking over the reins of the board at a time when it's image has got a serious beating.
BCCI president Anurag Thakur made it clear that while he is ready to accept DRS without the usage of ‘Hawk Eye’, the world’s richest cricket board is not keen on four-day Tests and a two-tier system.