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As captain, Sourav Ganguly built a team; not sure if Virat Kohli did, says Virender Sehwag
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As captain, Sourav Ganguly built a team; not sure if Virat Kohli did, says Virender Sehwag

In an exclusive interaction on Home of Heroes, Sports18’s newest offering, Sehwag opines that statistically, Kohli is the most successful Indian captain.

'Won’t be surprised if he is picked in national team': Sourav Ganguly all praise for Umran Malik
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'Won’t be surprised if he is picked in national team': Sourav Ganguly all praise for Umran Malik

Umran Malik has impressed none other than BCCI president Sourav Ganguly for his raw pace and consistent speeds of over 150kmph in the ongoing Indian Premier League.

'They are too good…real big players': Sourav Ganguly on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma
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'They are too good…real big players': Sourav Ganguly on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have struggled with the bat which has raised concerns about whether they will be able to perform in the upcoming T20 World Cup in October.

After Amit Shah's visit to his home, Sourav Ganguly talks of close relation with Mamata Banerjee
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After Amit Shah's visit to his home, Sourav Ganguly talks of close relation with Mamata Banerjee

Union Home Minister Amit Shah had paid a visit to the BCCI president’s residence and had dinner with his family on Friday

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are great players, they will get back in form: Sourav Ganguly
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Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are great players, they will get back in form: Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli has scored 128 runs in nine IPL 2022 matches while Rohit Sharma has amassed 153 runs in eight matches.

Sourav Ganguly’s prank kept me awake whole night before India debut: Yuvraj Singh
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Sourav Ganguly’s prank kept me awake whole night before India debut: Yuvraj Singh

In an exclusive interaction on Home of Heroes, Sports18’s newest offering, Yuvraj Singh recalled the prank Sourav Ganguly played on him before his India debut.

Interview | Kumble wasn’t treated well and the entire saga could have been handled 100 times better: Ex-CoA chief Vinod Rai
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Interview | Kumble wasn’t treated well and the entire saga could have been handled 100 times better: Ex-CoA chief Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai, who was the head of the Committee of Administrators in the BCCI, talks about his new book on his innings in the cricket board and various issues that he dealt with during his 33-month tenure

Rahul Dravid will do a remarkable job as India coach, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly
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Rahul Dravid will do a remarkable job as India coach, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly feels Dravid's "intense, meticulous and professional" attitude are just the ingredients a coach needs to be successful in the high-pressure India job.

BCCI plans to start Women’s IPL by 2023, says president Sourav Ganguly
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BCCI plans to start Women’s IPL by 2023, says president Sourav Ganguly

The BCCI, which has been criticised in the past for not starting the Women’s IPL, will need AGM’s approval to kickstart Women's IPL next season.

Will take up four-nation tournament proposal with Sourav Ganguly at ACC meeting, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja
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Will take up four-nation tournament proposal with Sourav Ganguly at ACC meeting, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja

Ramiz told reporters at the national stadium in Karachi that he has proposed the tournament, also featuring Australia and England, to ensure that players from India and Pakistan get to play each other more often

On This Day: India script comeback after VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid's epic 376-run stand against Australia
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On This Day: India script comeback after VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid's epic 376-run stand against Australia

Dravid and Laxman produced a herculean effort and batted for the entire fourth Day of the Test match to take the game away from Australia, after being asked to follow-on by the visitors.

India vs Sri Lanka: I know how momentous it is, Virat Kohli still has time for greater milestones, says Sourav Ganguly
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India vs Sri Lanka: I know how momentous it is, Virat Kohli still has time for greater milestones, says Sourav Ganguly

Kohli will become the 12th Indian cricketer after Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Ishant Sharma to play 100 Tests

BCCI likely to quiz Wriddhiman Saha over recent outburst for violation of contract guidelines
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BCCI likely to quiz Wriddhiman Saha over recent outburst for violation of contract guidelines

The annual central contracts that players sign has a clause 6.3, which Saha apparently has violated after his recent outburst targetting BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, India head coach Rahul Dravid and chief selector Chetan Sharma.

India vs West Indies: BCCI gives green light for 20,000 spectators to attend 3rd T20I
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India vs West Indies: BCCI gives green light for 20,000 spectators to attend 3rd T20I

However, only complimentary tickets will be issued by CAB to its members and affiliated units for the third T20I at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata

BCCI brass lay foundation stone for new National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru
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BCCI brass lay foundation stone for new National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru

The new facility, which is expected to be ready in a year’s time, will have three grounds where domestic matches can be held.

U-19 World Cup 2022: BCCI announces Rs 40 lakh each for players, Rs 25 lakh each for support staff
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U-19 World Cup 2022: BCCI announces Rs 40 lakh each for players, Rs 25 lakh each for support staff

"They were impressive across departments and sealed India's fifth World Cup. While their on-field performances were fantastic, the team also showed grit, determination and courage to bounce back strongly despite the Covid-19 cases in the camp," said BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in a statement.

Sourav Ganguly interview: 'It is certainly going to happen', BCCI president says board plans to start Women's IPL in 2023
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Sourav Ganguly interview: 'It is certainly going to happen', BCCI president says board plans to start Women's IPL in 2023

In an exclusive interview with PTI, the former India captain not just rejected the accusations thrown at him but also offered a gentle reminder to his critics— much before becoming the BCCI boss, he was a celebrated India cricketer and played in a whopping 424 international matches, 113 of them Tests.

Sourav Ganguly says BCCI looking to host IPL 2022 league matches in Mumbai and Pune
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Sourav Ganguly says BCCI looking to host IPL 2022 league matches in Mumbai and Pune

The BCCI president and former India captain added a call would later be taken on the venues for the knockout stage.

Book review | In Stargazing: The Players in My Life, Ravi Shastri pays tribute to the best of cricket
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Book review | In Stargazing: The Players in My Life, Ravi Shastri pays tribute to the best of cricket

In his memoir co-authored with Ayaz Memon, Ravi Shastri opens on how cricketers across the globe influenced him. His list includes former Indian captains like Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli.

MS Dhoni is one of the sharpest cricket minds I have encountered, says Greg Chappell
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MS Dhoni is one of the sharpest cricket minds I have encountered, says Greg Chappell

Australian great Chappell has rated former India captain Dhoni as "one of the sharpest cricket minds", saying his decision-making skills set him apart from his great contemporaries.