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Out of the darkness of apartheid: The 1991 match where South Africa returned to international cricket, and won Kolkata's heart
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Out of the darkness of apartheid: The 1991 match where South Africa returned to international cricket, and won Kolkata's heart

It made sense for India, which had been at the forefront of the anti-apartheid movement, to lead the way in helping a future multi-racial South Africa emerge from the darkness of apartheid.

Shoaib Akhtar's career would have ended in 2000-01 if Jagmohan Dalmiya had not helped, reveals former PCB chief Tauqir Zia
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Shoaib Akhtar's career would have ended in 2000-01 if Jagmohan Dalmiya had not helped, reveals former PCB chief Tauqir Zia

In 1999, the International Cricket Council had told the PCB that speed merchant Shoaib Akhtar's bowling action was under scrutiny.

Former BCCI chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar says he always knew Virat Kohli had 'exceptional' talent
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Former BCCI chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar says he always knew Virat Kohli had 'exceptional' talent

Vengsarkar's tenure as chairman of the national selection committee between 2006-08 is often cited as a benchmark for those who came after him as he backed a very raw Kohli and promoted MS Dhoni to captaincy

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya Annual Conclave lecture in March
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya Annual Conclave lecture in March

The conclave will be held on the eve of India-South Africa third ODI at Eden Gardens slated for 18 March, Avishek said after taking charge as President of the Cricket Association of Bengal.

Jagmohan Dalmiya's son Avishek becomes youngest president of CAB; Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehasish named secretary
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Jagmohan Dalmiya's son Avishek becomes youngest president of CAB; Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehasish named secretary

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's elder brother Snehasish Ganguly, a former Bengal left-hander, is the new joint secretary, a post that has been vacated by Dalmiya junior before his elevation.

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly set to be re-elected as CAB president without opposition until July 2020
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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly set to be re-elected as CAB president without opposition until July 2020

Ganguly, who was a joint secretary from 2014, will have his six years as office-bearer completed in July 2020, which is 10 months from now before the mandatory cooling-off starts

Cricket Association of Bengal to hold elections on 28 September as per diktat issued by Supreme Court-appointed CoA
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Cricket Association of Bengal to hold elections on 28 September as per diktat issued by Supreme Court-appointed CoA

The Supreme Court-appointed COA on Friday made it clear that all the state associations have to complete their elections by 28 September

Former Bengal, Railways leg-spinner Soumendranath Kundu passes away at 77
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Former Bengal, Railways leg-spinner Soumendranath Kundu passes away at 77

Kundu took 127 wickets including 13 five-wicket hauls with a career-best 8/104 during his 30 first class matches between 1958-59 and 1968-69

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith to deliver lecture at Jagmohan Dalmiya Annual Conclave in November
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Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith to deliver lecture at Jagmohan Dalmiya Annual Conclave in November

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will also celebrate the 25 years of installation of floodlights at the Eden Gardens.

Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt, Jagmohan Dalmiya's mentor, passes away at 93
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Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt, Jagmohan Dalmiya's mentor, passes away at 93

Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt, best known in Indian cricket fraternity as Jagmohan Dalmiya's mentor, passed away Monday after suffering from acute lung infection.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil my favourite team but I'm looking forward to Lionel Messi magic, says Sourav Ganguly
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil my favourite team but I'm looking forward to Lionel Messi magic, says Sourav Ganguly

A self confessed football buff, former India captain Sourav Ganguly, like thousands of Kolkatans, will be rooting for his favourite team Brazil, but at the same time wants to be captivated by Lionel Messi's artistry.

Indian captain Virat Kohli wins BCCI best cricketer award for performance over past two seasons
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Indian captain Virat Kohli wins BCCI best cricketer award for performance over past two seasons

Virat Kohli has won BCCI's Best Cricketer award for his performances over the last two seasons. The BCCI will also present a best female cricketer award for the first time.

ICC proposes change in Champions Trophy format, BCCI opposes: Report
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ICC proposes change in Champions Trophy format, BCCI opposes: Report

International Cricket Council's proposal of changing the 50-over Champions Trophy format to Twenty20 for the next edition opposed by BCCI.

Sri Lanka Cricket pays homage to Jagmohan Dalmiya with release of book 'A Tribute to Jagu'
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Sri Lanka Cricket pays homage to Jagmohan Dalmiya with release of book 'A Tribute to Jagu'

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on the occasion of the 70th independence of the island nation, paid a glowing tribute to former BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya by releasing a book, titled A Tribute to Jagu.

Vinod Rai-led CoA seeks removal of current BCCI office-bearers citing end of their tenure
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Vinod Rai-led CoA seeks removal of current BCCI office-bearers citing end of their tenure

It is a given that the three BCCI office-bearers will challenge the CoA recommendations as they are ready with instances where Rai and his committee did not adhere to the standard protocol of calling general body meetings on policy decisions.

Sourav Ganguly reveals Ian Chappell had doubts over Greg's appointment as Team India coach
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Sourav Ganguly reveals Ian Chappell had doubts over Greg's appointment as Team India coach

On Greg's appointment, Ganguly says that when there was discussion in 2004 on who could succeed John Wright as the coach, Chappell's name flashed in his mind first.

Sourav Ganguly says he was desperate to coach Indian team but became an administrator
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Sourav Ganguly says he was desperate to coach Indian team but became an administrator

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said that he was "desperate" to become the national coach but ended up being an administrator.

India vs Australia: Bilateral series should rise above 'friendlies'; dead rubbers must be eliminated
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India vs Australia: Bilateral series should rise above 'friendlies'; dead rubbers must be eliminated

What pride did Australia salvage in their recently-concluded series against India, by winning the solitary ODI in Bangalore? When their captain Steve Smith came for the post-match interaction, he cut a desolate figure.

Ravi Shastri named India coach: SC needs to quickly restore sanity amidst COA-CAC-BCCI chaos
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Ravi Shastri named India coach: SC needs to quickly restore sanity amidst COA-CAC-BCCI chaos

The sooner the Supreme Court restores sanity within the portals of BCCI the greater will be the chances that the country's apex cricket body will regain its name as Board of Control for Cricket in India.

BCCI postpones Special General Meeting after state associations raise objections
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BCCI postpones Special General Meeting after state associations raise objections

BCCI acting president Khanna wrote to acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary, asking him to take appropriate steps going by the book.