Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicSourav Ganguly

Topic: Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly promised spot on team, says Wriddhiman Saha, shares threatening texts from ‘journalist’

Dropped from Sri Lanka Test series, wicketkeeper Saha said head coach Rahul Dravid had asked him to think about retiring despite earlier assurances from BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly.

Kohli-Ganguly tiff shows what hasn’t changed about Indian cricket. Smells like Chappell era

Back in 2005, Ganguly was standing where Kohli is in 2021. He was sacked as the captain of the national squad and eventually dropped from the team.

How boorish treatment of Kohli by Ganguly’s BCCI takes Indian cricket back to an inglorious past

Ganguly is BCCI chief, Dravid is coach, Laxman heads NCA. And Kohli, all-conquering (in Tests) captain, is now in firing line. It’s hard to decipher, and infuriating for fans.

Kohli refused to remain T20I skipper, selectors didn’t want two white-ball captains: Ganguly

Rohit Sharma was handed the ODI reins of Team India Wednesday. BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly said selectors felt that having two white-ball skippers would be too much of leadership.

Sourav Ganguly was ‘able to play with the system’, Calcutta HC says, cancels land allotment

Calcutta High Court pulls up West Bengal govt, Sourav Ganguly for not following procedure in land allotment done in February 2013, holds that no one is exclusive or above the law.

Indians refused to play due to Covid fear, Shastri didn’t seek OK for book launch: Ganguly

BCCI chief Ganguly tells The Telegraph neither can players be blamed for worrying after physio tested positive, nor head coach Ravi Shastri for attending his own book’s launch.

How BJP is using Sourav Ganguly, Mithun & Prosenjit to build popularity in Bengal

Over the past 2 months, photos of top BJP-RSS leaders with the three Bengali icons has gone viral on social media, with experts calling it ‘attempts by BJP to build acceptability’. 

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after second angioplasty in a month

Ganguly was hospitalised due to clogged coronary arteries for a second time Wednesday, and two more stents were implanted. But doctors say he’ll be fine.

Sourav Ganguly stable, likely to be discharged if medical reports normal

Ganguly had Thursday undergone a fresh angioplasty and two more stents were implanted to clear his clogged coronary arteries.

Sourav Ganguly hospitalised again following discomfort in chest, dizziness

Ganguly had undergone angioplasty earlier this month after he was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries. He has been admitted to a private hospital near Kolkata.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

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ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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