Bio-bubble is tough but Indians more tolerant: Sourav Ganguly | Cricket News – Times of India

KOLKATA: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said Indian cricketers are “more tolerant” when it comes to dealing with mental health issues compared to those from England and Australia but acknowledged that being confined to bio-bubbles amid a raging pandemic is not easy for anyone. International cricket in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says IPL going ahead as per schedule | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sourav Ganguly, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president on Sunday confirmed that everything will go on as per schedule in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. His confirmation comes just hours after the Maharashtra government announced a weekend lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19. “Everything will go … Read more

When adamant Sehwag taught Ganguly key captaincy lesson | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday recalled his early lessons in captaincy, which included an incident involving Virender Sehwag during the Natwest Trophy final in 2002. “We were chasing 325 in that final. When we walked out to open, I was very disappointed and disturbed but Sehwag said … Read more

I am obsessed with Rishabh Pant, says fit-again Sourav Ganguly | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said he is obsessed with Rishabh Pant even as he praised other India cricketers. “All [among current cricketers] are fantastic players. As president of the BCCI, I shouldn’t pick one over the other. I enjoy Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma’s batting. I am obsessed … Read more

NCA to interview ‘potential’ coaches but questions remain | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The BCCI‘s National Cricket Academy (NCA) is going to recruit two coaches – batting and bowling – with emphasis on hybrid tutoring and refined cricketing education on Wednesday. Former India captain Rahul Dravid, the director at NCA, is overseeing the recruitment process and BCCI president, also Dravid’s long-time teammate, Sourav Ganguly is assisting/backing Dravid … Read more

Opportunities come but we will see where it goes, Sourav Ganguly keeps it open-ended on joining politics | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly kept his cards close to his chest amid mounting speculation that he might take the political plunge ahead of the West Bengal assembly elections, saying he will see “where it goes” amid the “opportunities” coming his way. Ganguly, who is still resting at his Kolkata residence post his angioplasty … Read more

Ravi Shastri wonders how India went down from No. 1 to 3 in WTC points table | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Confined to their apartments and homes during the lockdown and the ensuing phases of social distancing last year, the Indian team went from being No. 1 in the World Test Championship points table to No. 3 – thanks to an arbitrary change in the rules. Unlocked and allowed to play cricket again, they won … Read more

India vs England: Rishabh Pant will be an all-time great, says Sourav Ganguly | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Friday predicted that Rishabh Pant will be an all-time great across formats in years to come after the young wicket-keeper batsman smashed a potentially match-winning hundred in the fourth and final Test against England. Pant struck 101 off 118 balls for his third Test hundred, … Read more