Sourav Ganguly

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Sourav Ganguly told : "It's a big moment for all of us and I wish the team all the very best as they have worked very hard for two years to get to this position and I am sure they will be at top of the game," External link

irishsun Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It's an opportunity for everyone. Virat is a great player and I am sure he will be looking forward to making this event a very memorable one," External link

irishsun Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I don't know what combination they will play, that is up to the team management. We will get to know tomorrow morning when we start watching the game. But all the bowlers who are there are good enough to win cricket matches. Hopefully, they will do a good job for the country," "It's difficult for me to comment about that from here. I am sure captain and the coach will take a decision looking at the surface and conditions tomorrow morning," External link

irishsun Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “Rahul Dravid will be the coach for the India tour to Sri Lanka,” External link

india Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “Rahul Dravid will be the coach for the India tour to Sri Lanka,” External link

expressindia Monday, June 14, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about William Hussey ) : “We have time till June 28 to go back to the ICC on hosting the T20 World Cup,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : “I had been left out of the Rest of India squad, which is a clear indicator of how the selectors feel about you. Me dropped? The Asian batsman and player of the year left out from a Rest of India team, I asked myself. After having scored consistently for the last three and a half years for India? But why? It can’t have been my skill as I had only failed in one series in Sri Lanka where, apart from one batsman, none of my colleagues had done well. Yet they had all got picked,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 31, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “It was the seven toughest days of my cricketing career,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 31, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “They will be compensated. It has been decided in the AGM only. So at the end of the season, when their payments will go, they will be compensated,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "We will bring in a contract system for first-class cricketers. We (office-bearers) will ask the new finance (sub) committee to prepare a contract system. It will take about two weeks to assess everything and move forward. There is a lot of work going on," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 28, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "The BCCI acknowledges the stellar role the medical and healthcare community has played and continues to play as we fight this long battle against the virus. They have truly been frontline warriors and have done whatever possible to shield us. The board has always put health and safety at the top of the chart and remains committed to the cause. The oxygen concentrators will provide immediate relief to those affected and will help in their speedy recovery" External link

dnaindia Monday, May 24, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The BCCI acknowledges the stellar role the medical and healthcare community has played and continues to play as we fight this long battle against the virus. They have truly been frontline warriors and have done whatever possible to shield us. The Board has always put health and safety at the top of the chart and remains committed to the cause. The oxygen concentrators will provide immediate relief to those affected and will help in their speedy recovery,” External link

news18 Monday, May 24, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “I dreamt of winning the 2007 World Cup for India. We had lost in the final the previous time. I had reasons to dream too. The team had played so well under me for the last five years whether it was home or away. Then you suddenly drop me? First, you say I’m not in the ODI side, then you drop me from the Test team too,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “That was the biggest setback of my career,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “If we fail to complete the IPL, the loss will be close to INR 2500 crore (USD 340 million approximately). That is going by early estimates,” External link

news18 Saturday, May 15, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “I understand its hard on him, but we have to realise that the team comes first. It’s the same reason why I stepped down from opening the batting and am now batting at number three or four for the country,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka,” External link

india Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "We have planned a white ball series for the senior men's team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organizational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can't happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” “This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The system is strong – domestic cricket, NCA (National Cricket Academy), coaches. The IPL is also a reason. Fairness of selection; only the best gets picked. There is transparency. The cricket system is robust. Four-day and T20 (cricket) are different, but the IPL does help. Gives confidence that you can play at this level. Talent is important and adjustment is not a problem,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “These are two different generations. This is a superb phase. We drew with Australia in Australia, beat England in England and Pakistan in Pakistan. Won in New Zealand, too. It was a glorious phase. This team is doing so well. I leave it at that. What happened in 2003, can’t be compared with 2021. I was involved both times – captain and now the BCCI president,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” “This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organizational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” “This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 10, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

JakartaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

JakartaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, May 10, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, May 10, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “Bubble life is harsh; it’s the toughest thing,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can't happen in India," "This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 10, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

citizen Monday, May 10, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “Bubble life is harsh; it’s the toughest thing,” External link

citizen Monday, May 10, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

dhakatribune Monday, May 10, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

dhakatribune Monday, May 10, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

ibtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

ibtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

afp-en Monday, May 10, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

afp-en Monday, May 10, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” External link

guardian Monday, May 10, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “You can say that now in hindsight that the IPL should have been called off earlier. Mumbai and Chennai (legs) did not have cases. Only when the IPL reached Delhi and Ahmedabad did the cases rise. People will say a lot of things in any case. The English Premier League had so many people affected. But they could reschedule the matches. But you can’t do that with IPL. You stop it for seven days and it is done. Players go back home and then the process of quarantine starts from scratch,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 10, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organizational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 10, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 9, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “We started with Mumbai and Mumbai we finished without any case. And Mumbai was very high (number of active Covid cases)” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “They don’t have a big presence in India, that was the problem. We discussed their name, but they don’t have a big presence. So we went with others,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “If we fail to complete the IPL, the loss will be close to INR 2500 crore (USD 340 million approximately). That is going by early estimates,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:41:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "If we fail to complete the IPL, the loss will be close to INR 2500 crore (USD 340 million approximately). That is going by early estimates," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 7, 2021 12:11:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "The report we got is that there's no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say," External link

business-standard Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "it is too early to say" External link

business-standard Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

dhakatribune Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The report we got is that there’s no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say,” External link

dnaindia Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Professional hands around the world can't control it (virus penetrating the bubble). When it was happening in England (second wave of the pandemic), there were cases in the English Premier League. Manchester City, Arsenal players got infected," External link

dnaindia Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

ibtimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully” External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

afp-en Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly asked : "Was the bubble-breach a case of the bio-security bubble not being foolproof? Or was there somebody who broke the bubble?" External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I don’t think so. The report we got is that there’s no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully," "It (holding the tournament in the UAE) was discussed, but the (COVID-19 cases) in India in February was (virtually) nothing. It has just gone through the roof in the last three weeks. Before that it was nothing. We discussed about the UAE but then decided to do it in India," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : "We will see. It’s too early to say" External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “It was discussed, but the (COVID-19 cases) in India in February was (virtually) nothing. It has just gone through the roof in the last three weeks. Before that it was nothing. We discussed about the UAE but then decided to do it in India,” External link

india Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The report we got is that there’s no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say,” External link

india Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “When it was happening in England (second wave of the pandemic), there were cases in the English Premier League. Manchester City, Arsenal players got infected. Matches got rescheduled. The English Premier League (when UK was in lockdown), La Liga, everything was happening around the world,” External link

news18 Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We discussed their name, but they don’t have a big presence in India, that was the problem. So we went with others,” External link

news18 Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "So far, it's going on as scheduled," External link

dnaindia Monday, April 26, 2021 3:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “They’re not just ready skill-wise, but they’re ready mentally also which is very very important,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “So I miss that challenge, miss that pressure, the expectation every morning. I think that is something which every individual should learn to embrace,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "So I miss that challenge, miss that pressure, the expectation every morning. I think that is something which every individual should learn to embrace," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "A lot of us fall into the prey of letting things drift as they say in sport, but a good administrator, a good leader takes decisions on the spot. " External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : “All the international and domestic players deserve immense credit for staying in a bio-secure environment for such a long period of time and yet delivering such high quality and wonderful cricket,” External link

india Friday, April 9, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I feel we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas (cricketers)” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I feel we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas (cricketers)" External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I feel, we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas [cricketers],” External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:47:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I feel we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas (cricketers)" External link

ibtimes Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “And always there’s this scare of COVID. ‘Hope it’s not me the next time’. You have to stay positive, you have to train yourself mentally. All of us have to train ourselves mentally so that the good will happen. It boils down to training,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “And always there’s this scare of COVID. ‘Hope it’s not me the next time’. You have to stay positive, you have to train yourself mentally. All of us have to train ourselves mentally so that the good will happen. It boils down to training,” External link

news18 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "And always there's this scare of COVID. 'Hope it's not me the next time'. You have to stay positive, you have to train yourself mentally. All of us have to train ourselves mentally so that the good will happen. It boils down to training," External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:10:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

news18 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

business-standard Monday, April 5, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

business-standard Monday, April 5, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Lockdown in a way will be better since not many people will be around. So it will be restricted to few people who will undergo regular tests inside the bio-bubble,” External link

india Monday, April 5, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, April 5, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

dnaindia Monday, April 5, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

news18 Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Lockdown in a way will be better since not many people will be around. So it will be restricted to few people who will undergo regular tests inside the bio-bubble,” External link

india Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The IPL matches will be held in Mumbai,” “Once you are in a bubble nothing happens. Even in the UAE last season, there were a few such incidents in the lead-up to the event but once the tournament started everything was fine,” External link

india Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Virender Sehwag ) : "We were chasing 325 in that final. When we walked out to open, I was very disappointed and disturbed but Sehwag said we will win. We had a good start (82 in 12 overs) and I told him that since we had seen off the new ball bowlers, he should not lose his wicket and focus on singles," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Virender Sehwag ) : “But when Ronnie Irani came in to bowl his first over, and Sehwag smashed a four off the first ball. I walked up to him and said we have a boundary, now let us take singles. But he didn’t listen and hit a four off the second ball too. He hit a four off the third ball too. "I was very angry. Then he hit one off the fifth ball too,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are some fantastic players and I think as President of the Board I should not say who is my favourite player. All are favourite to me but I enjoy Kohli, I enjoy Rohit Sharma,” External link

india Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly recalled ( about Virender Sehwag ) : “We were chasing 325 in that final. When we walked out to open, I was very disappointed and disturbed but Sehwag said we will win. We had a good start (82 in 12 overs) and I told him that since we had seen off the new ball bowlers, he should not lose his wicket and focus on singles,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Virender Sehwag ) : “But when Ronnie Irani came in to bowl his first over, and Sehwag smashed a four off the first ball. I walked up to him and said we have a boundary, now let us take singles. But he didn’t listen and hit a four off the second ball too. He hit a four off the third ball too. I was very angry. Then he hit one off the fifth ball too,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “In 1996, I returned much stronger and then learnt the intricacies of scoring, played more than 150 games for India. Played with relaxed mindset at Lord’s on debut. During those four years (1992 to 1996), I became strong. Cricket and batting knowledge increased a lot. It (the 1992 failure) was a blessing in disguise,” “I was always nervous. Nervousness helped in success. Failure is a part of life. It helps one to learn better. Even Sachin Tendulkar would be nervous. He would use headphones to remove pressure,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “I was run out in a match against Pakistan. My driver said ‘you are not training well which is why your running between the wickets is slow’,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "There are some fantastic players. As president of the board, I shouldn't say who's my favourite player. They're all part of a team and they're all favourite to me. But I enjoy Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's batting. I am obsessed with Rishabh Pant because I think he's an absolute match-winner. Jasprit Bumrah is good, Mohammed Shami is good. I like Shardul Thakur a lot because he's got the courage and the guts to perform at the top level," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "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 with Rishabh Pant. I like Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami. I like Shardul Thakur because has got guts," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "Before I started opening in one-day matches, I used to play in the middle order. Sachin came to me and said that you bat at No. 3 in Tests, we do not have an opening batsman, you try and open. I said fine, I'll do it. From there, that's how I became an opener," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "I have this thing that if you give me responsibility, I will give my best shot. I don't know what it is. When Sachin quit captaincy in 1999 (2000), I didn't even know I would be taking charge. Back then Sachin and I were of the same age, no one could think someone other than Sachin could become India's captain. He did not want to do it, so I took over and I did," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “It has been decided a long time ago. They have the hotel, which makes it easier for them to control (the bio-secure environment),” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England),” External link

news18 Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : “Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl,” External link

news18 Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "He was such a big player but didn't get a chance in the batting order. I told him during the England tour, 'no point in sitting in reserves. See if you can open the batting?' He didn't agree to in initially, said he's never done it and is a middle order batsman. But see, from there, he became one of the greatest. After Gavaskar, I haven't seen a better opening batsman in Test cricket in India than him," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I have seen Pant very closely and I believe in match-winners. When they get going on their day, they single-handedly can win matches. Rishabh Pant is such a player," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Look at the way he played against England. India were 146 for 6 (4th Test in Ahmedabad). The match could have gone anyway. He turned it around with his knock. Look at his game sense. The second new ball came in. His counterattack against Anderson was brilliant," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “During England tour, teams have only two domestic chartered flights (Chennai to Ahmedabad and next will be Ahmedabad to Pune),” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I always say that Rahul Dravid has done a great job at the NCA (in Bangalore) as he looks after the second-string players. Mohammed Siraj, you know I see a lot of talent in him, Shardul Thakur every time they have got opportunities they have just stood up,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 8, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It [the WTC final] is in Southampton," External link

newshub Monday, March 8, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : "Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl," External link

business-standard Monday, March 8, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England)," External link

business-standard Monday, March 8, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there," External link

business-standard Monday, March 8, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 8, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “During England tour, teams have only two domestic chartered flights (Chennai to Ahmedabad and next will be Ahmedabad to Pune),” External link

expressindia Monday, March 8, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there,” External link

financialexpress Monday, March 8, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “During England tour, teams have only two domestic chartered flights (Chennai to Ahmedabad and next will be Ahmedabad to Pune),” External link

financialexpress Monday, March 8, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there," External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "We will see where life goes. We will see what happens next," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 8, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : “Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England),” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I’m looking forward to attending the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand in Southampton,” External link

india Monday, March 8, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : “Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl,” External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England),” External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "We spoke about Bumrah for all of last year, but India wins without him as well. In Australia the last Test match, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, no Ishant Sharma in the squad, and you beat Australia in Australia. That's remarkable," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I will travel and go for the T20Is. I will go to Ahmedabad for either the 2nd or the 3rd T20I. I could not travel then because I was just two weeks out of the hospital. I was not allowed to take a place," "Now it's fine, everything is healthy, I will take the vaccine and then start flying. I am back at work and absolutely fit to be honest. Absolutely spick and span, medical science is so good these days" External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote ( about Team ) : "Congratulations Team India for winning the series and getting to the finals of WTC," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, March 6, 2021 5:26:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 6, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 5, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

Hindu Friday, March 5, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Indian cricket has changed a lot and our cricketers have done so well. I am sure if we play well, we are going to win it. I generally don't predict but I feel India is favourite here," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It's really a big day for the Indian cricket. Having such kind of facility is something which itself is saying everything. Motera Stadium is going to create history. We have many upcoming international tournaments and I am sure we'll stage many matches here, it's a fantastic stadium" External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Indian cricket has changed a lot and our cricketers have done so well. I am sure if we play well, we are going to win it. I generally don't predict but I feel India is favourite here," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It's really a big day for the Indian cricket. Having such kind of facility is something which itself is saying everything. Motera Stadium is going to create history. We have many upcoming international tournaments and I am sure we'll stage many matches here, it's a fantastic stadium" External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "This year is going to be big as well because of what it is. We'll see whether we can get the crowd back into the IPL, it's a decision we'll have to take very shortly. But it's going to be another great tournament," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I have told him we have set an example with pink-ball Test last year in Kolkata, so it cannot go beyond that and we want to see every seat and stand full. And that's what it is, the tickets have gone, as well as for the T20s which will follow the Tests," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "This year is going to be big as well because of what it is. We'll see whether we can get the crowd back into the IPL, it's a decision we'll have to take very shortly. But it's going to be another great tournament," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It is not a big auction but a lot of teams will have a lot to fill. Specially Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super King's will have a lot of work to do in the auction. The former Indian skipper added that a pink ball Test will be a permanent fixture in every home series. " External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Ahmedabad is completely sold out. I speak to Jay Shah and he's very keen on these Test matches. Just for him also cricket is coming back to Ahmedabad after six-seven years because they built the new stadium, and I have told him we have set an example with pink-ball Test last year in Kolkata, so it cannot go beyond that and we want to see every seat and stand full. And that's what it is, the tickets have gone, as well as for the T20s which will follow the Tests," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Absolutely. One pink-ball Test in a series is ideal. Every generation goes through changes, pink ball is one of the main changes for Test match cricket, and to keep Test match cricket alive. I think with Ahmedabad packed stadium in the next week will be another great sight for everyone" External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "This year is going to be big as well because of what it is. We'll see whether we can get the crowd back into the IPL, it's a decision we'll have to take very shortly. But it's going to be another great tournament," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "We wanted the fans back. We could have had it in the first Test in Chennai but we decided to go with the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, who said ‘let’s see how it goes with the first one because this is our first game after a long time and then we open it up for the second," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I'm feeling absolutely fine. Yes, there was a bit of scare but luckily it wasn't as scary as everyone thought. I'm fit and fine and I'm back to work," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I'm feeling absolutely fine. Yes, there was a bit of scare but luckily it wasn't as scary as everyone thought. I'm fit and fine and I'm back to work," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "We wanted the fans back. We could have had it in the first Test in Chennai but we decided to go with the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, who said ‘let’s see how it goes with the first one because this is our first game after a long time and then we open it up for the second," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “One day we were all sitting in the dressing room in our KKR outfits, it was raining outside,” External link

india Friday, February 12, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “We were all chatting in the room and telling SRK that your life is so much better. We play a team sport but you’re a one man show, no one can influence your life, unlike ours which get influenced by selectors etc,” External link

india Friday, February 12, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “Every individual is talented and gifted differently. I never looked at the popularity of Sachin. Both of us had a job to do on the field because it’s takes both our effort to score runs. All I did was bat, no matter if the other batsman was a master, superstar, outstanding cricketer… At the end of the day, what remained was contribution from both players,” External link

india Friday, February 12, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “We have worked closely, and I am well aware of his plans and vision to develop the game of cricket,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “It is definitely a challenging phase, but I am confident he will successfully navigate the challenges posed by the virus. The BCCI will extend every help and will play a big role in rebuilding and restructuring of the cricketing activities in Asia,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 29, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:26:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT



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Yasir Arafat cricketer told ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Sourav Ganguly is also very humble. I don't think many fans would know it, but he even attended my wedding. I had invited many cricketers, but not everyone came. I had requested Sourav and he came. I think he was a little busy that time. Still, he attended my wedding ceremony," External link

dnaindia Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:03:00 PM EAT

Yasir Arafat cricketer said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Sourav Ganguly is also very humble. I don't think many fans would know it, but he even attended my wedding. I had invited many cricketers, but not everyone came. I had requested Sourav and he came. I think he was a little busy that time. Still, he attended my wedding ceremony," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, June 11, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kiran More recalled ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “We wanted Dhoni to play in the final as a wicketkeeper. That’s when we had a lot of debate with Sourav Ganguly and Deep Dasgupta – who played for India then and who was from Calcutta. So, it took about ten days to convince Sourav and his selector to ask Deep Dasgupta to not keep wickets, and to let MS Dhoni keep wickets,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Kiran More recalled ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “We wanted him (Dhoni) to play in the finals as a wicket-keeper. That’s when we had a lot of debate with Sourav Ganguly and Deep Dasgupta – who played for India then and who was from Calcutta. So, it took about ten days to convince Sourav and his selector to ask Deep Dasgupta to not keep wickets, and to let MS Dhoni keep wickets,” External link

news18 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:23:00 AM EAT

Kiran More said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “My colleague saw him first, then I went and saw him. I especially flew down and saw him get 130 runs out of the team’s total of 170. He smashed everyone. We wanted him to play in the finals as a wicket-keeper. That’s when we had a lot of debate with Sourav Ganguly and Deep Dasgupta – who played for India then and who was from Calcutta. So, it took about ten days to convince Sourav and his selector to ask Deep Dasgupta to not keep wickets, and to let MS Dhoni keep wickets,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Greg Chappell added ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “When Sourav got dropped from the team, we had a lot of attention from the players, because they realized if he can go, anyone can go. We had a great 12 months, but then the resistance got too much, Ganguly came back into the team. The message from the players was loud and clear ‘We don’t want change.’ Even though the board offered me a new contract, I decided that I did not need that kind of stress,” External link

india Friday, May 21, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "The two years in India were challenging on every front. The expectations were ridiculous. Some of the issues were around Sourav (Ganguly) being captain. He didn't particularly want to work hard. He didn't want to improve his cricket. He just wanted to be in the team as captain, so that he could control things," External link

business-standard Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “The two years in India were challenging on every front. The expectations were ridiculous. Some of the issues were around Sourav being captain. He didn’t particularly like working hard. He wasn’t really looking to improve his cricket. He just wanted to be in the team as captain, so that he could control things. It was challenging and wonderful, working with Tendulkar, Sehwag, Dravid and Kumble, some of the young players. Dhoni came into the side” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “The two years in India were challenging on every front. The expectations were ridiculous. Some of the issues were around Sourav being captain. He didn’t particularly want to work hard. He didn’t want to improve his cricket. He just wanted to be in the team as captain, so that he could control things,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:25:00 PM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “We had a great 12 months, but then the resistance got too much, Ganguly came back into the team. The message from the players was loud and clear – ‘We don’t want change.’ Even though the board offered me a new contract, I decided that I did not need that kind of stress,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:25:00 PM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "I was reading Sourav Ganguly's interview and the first thing that is coming to mind is air travel. Air travel has been an issue. In the UAE, you were traveling by road. Air travel is a tricky bit, you asked for tarmac to tarmac access but you didn't get it everywhere," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:33:00 AM EAT

Pragyan Ojha said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "One man, I feel, who had contributed even if he was retired was Sourav Ganguly. If you see, there were 5-6 members from the team that Sourav Ganguly had nurtured. That’s why I say, always believe in the process," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Virender Sehwag told ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “I won’t agree with all of this, if these criteria existed before, Tendulkar, Laxman, and Ganguly wouldn’t have passed it. During my time, we had such a test, where they always fell short of the 12.5 mark,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Ian Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “The belligerent Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy style encouraged all players in the Indian team to believe they were the equal of their opponents. This belief grew under the guidance of Dhoni, followed by the highly emotive leadership of Virat Kohli,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Rajnath Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Whenever Sourav Ganguly stepped out of the crease, it was certain that he would hit a six. Similarly, we have stepped out of the crease and will surely hit a six in the Assembly polls and form a BJP government in the state,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Rajnath Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Whenever Sourav Ganguly crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in Lok Sabha, we have crossed the crease and surely we will hit a six in Assembly polls and form BJP government here," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Have you people seen how Sourav Ganguly hits a six. Whenever he crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in the Lok Sabha, we have crossed the crease and surely, we will hit a six in the Assembly polls and form BJP government here,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Have you people seen how Sourav Ganguly hits a six. Whenever he crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in the Lok Sabha, we have crossed the crease and surely, we will hit a six in the Assembly polls and form BJP government here,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Rajnath Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Whenever Sourav Ganguly crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in Lok Sabha, we’ve crossed the crease and surely we’ll hit a six in assembly polls and form BJP govt here,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Asok Bhattacharya said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Sourav called me today. He told me that he is content with what he is doing and doesn’t want to join politics,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Asok Bhattacharya said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Sourav is back to his normal activities. If he goes there, we think he will like it. The crowd will also like that. But we don’t know. It is for him to decide,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Asok Bhattacharya wrote ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Sourav called today afternoon. He said everything being written about him is wrong. He is not into politics. He also inquired about Siliguri and asked me why I was not seen on the dais at the Brigade parade ground rally. I said I was on the ground. He also wished me in advance. I told him we will meet when I visit Kolkata," External link

outlookindia Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Graeme Smith said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Myself and Sourav go a long way back and we've had a number of conversations," "India have been very supportive of us. Hopefully, in the next cycle we will have a number of tours against India that are actually pretty close to being finalised" External link

news24 Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Devi Shetty said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Sourav didn’t have any major problem. This is the problem which most Indians experience at some point in time, which is a blockage in the coronary artery. Did he have heart damage? No. He had a blockage and he was getting some discomfort, but at the right time he landed in the right hospital and he had the right treatment,” External link

india Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

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Sourav Ganguly told : "It's a big moment for all of us and I wish the team all the very best as they have worked very hard for two years to get to this position and I am sure they will be at top of the game," External link

irishsun Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It's an opportunity for everyone. Virat is a great player and I am sure he will be looking forward to making this event a very memorable one," External link

irishsun Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I don't know what combination they will play, that is up to the team management. We will get to know tomorrow morning when we start watching the game. But all the bowlers who are there are good enough to win cricket matches. Hopefully, they will do a good job for the country," "It's difficult for me to comment about that from here. I am sure captain and the coach will take a decision looking at the surface and conditions tomorrow morning," External link

irishsun Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “Rahul Dravid will be the coach for the India tour to Sri Lanka,” External link

india Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “Rahul Dravid will be the coach for the India tour to Sri Lanka,” External link

expressindia Monday, June 14, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about William Hussey ) : “We have time till June 28 to go back to the ICC on hosting the T20 World Cup,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : “I had been left out of the Rest of India squad, which is a clear indicator of how the selectors feel about you. Me dropped? The Asian batsman and player of the year left out from a Rest of India team, I asked myself. After having scored consistently for the last three and a half years for India? But why? It can’t have been my skill as I had only failed in one series in Sri Lanka where, apart from one batsman, none of my colleagues had done well. Yet they had all got picked,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 31, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “It was the seven toughest days of my cricketing career,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 31, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “They will be compensated. It has been decided in the AGM only. So at the end of the season, when their payments will go, they will be compensated,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "We will bring in a contract system for first-class cricketers. We (office-bearers) will ask the new finance (sub) committee to prepare a contract system. It will take about two weeks to assess everything and move forward. There is a lot of work going on," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 28, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "The BCCI acknowledges the stellar role the medical and healthcare community has played and continues to play as we fight this long battle against the virus. They have truly been frontline warriors and have done whatever possible to shield us. The board has always put health and safety at the top of the chart and remains committed to the cause. The oxygen concentrators will provide immediate relief to those affected and will help in their speedy recovery" External link

dnaindia Monday, May 24, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The BCCI acknowledges the stellar role the medical and healthcare community has played and continues to play as we fight this long battle against the virus. They have truly been frontline warriors and have done whatever possible to shield us. The Board has always put health and safety at the top of the chart and remains committed to the cause. The oxygen concentrators will provide immediate relief to those affected and will help in their speedy recovery,” External link

news18 Monday, May 24, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “I dreamt of winning the 2007 World Cup for India. We had lost in the final the previous time. I had reasons to dream too. The team had played so well under me for the last five years whether it was home or away. Then you suddenly drop me? First, you say I’m not in the ODI side, then you drop me from the Test team too,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “That was the biggest setback of my career,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “If we fail to complete the IPL, the loss will be close to INR 2500 crore (USD 340 million approximately). That is going by early estimates,” External link

news18 Saturday, May 15, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “I understand its hard on him, but we have to realise that the team comes first. It’s the same reason why I stepped down from opening the batting and am now batting at number three or four for the country,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka,” External link

india Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "We have planned a white ball series for the senior men's team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organizational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can't happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” “This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The system is strong – domestic cricket, NCA (National Cricket Academy), coaches. The IPL is also a reason. Fairness of selection; only the best gets picked. There is transparency. The cricket system is robust. Four-day and T20 (cricket) are different, but the IPL does help. Gives confidence that you can play at this level. Talent is important and adjustment is not a problem,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “These are two different generations. This is a superb phase. We drew with Australia in Australia, beat England in England and Pakistan in Pakistan. Won in New Zealand, too. It was a glorious phase. This team is doing so well. I leave it at that. What happened in 2003, can’t be compared with 2021. I was involved both times – captain and now the BCCI president,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” “This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organizational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” “This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 10, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

JakartaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

JakartaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, May 10, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, May 10, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “Bubble life is harsh; it’s the toughest thing,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can't happen in India," "This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 10, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

citizen Monday, May 10, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “Bubble life is harsh; it’s the toughest thing,” External link

citizen Monday, May 10, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

dhakatribune Monday, May 10, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

dhakatribune Monday, May 10, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

ibtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

ibtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL," External link

afp-en Monday, May 10, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Bubble life is harsh; it's the toughest thing," External link

afp-en Monday, May 10, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India,” External link

guardian Monday, May 10, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “You can say that now in hindsight that the IPL should have been called off earlier. Mumbai and Chennai (legs) did not have cases. Only when the IPL reached Delhi and Ahmedabad did the cases rise. People will say a lot of things in any case. The English Premier League had so many people affected. But they could reschedule the matches. But you can’t do that with IPL. You stop it for seven days and it is done. Players go back home and then the process of quarantine starts from scratch,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 10, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organizational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, May 10, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 9, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “We started with Mumbai and Mumbai we finished without any case. And Mumbai was very high (number of active Covid cases)” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “They don’t have a big presence in India, that was the problem. We discussed their name, but they don’t have a big presence. So we went with others,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “If we fail to complete the IPL, the loss will be close to INR 2500 crore (USD 340 million approximately). That is going by early estimates,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:41:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "If we fail to complete the IPL, the loss will be close to INR 2500 crore (USD 340 million approximately). That is going by early estimates," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 7, 2021 12:11:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "The report we got is that there's no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say," External link

business-standard Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "it is too early to say" External link

business-standard Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

dhakatribune Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The report we got is that there’s no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say,” External link

dnaindia Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "Professional hands around the world can't control it (virus penetrating the bubble). When it was happening in England (second wave of the pandemic), there were cases in the English Premier League. Manchester City, Arsenal players got infected," External link

dnaindia Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

ibtimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully” External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully" External link

afp-en Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly asked : "Was the bubble-breach a case of the bio-security bubble not being foolproof? Or was there somebody who broke the bubble?" External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I don’t think so. The report we got is that there’s no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "When we decided, the number was not even close to this. We did the England tour successfully," "It (holding the tournament in the UAE) was discussed, but the (COVID-19 cases) in India in February was (virtually) nothing. It has just gone through the roof in the last three weeks. Before that it was nothing. We discussed about the UAE but then decided to do it in India," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : "We will see. It’s too early to say" External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “It was discussed, but the (COVID-19 cases) in India in February was (virtually) nothing. It has just gone through the roof in the last three weeks. Before that it was nothing. We discussed about the UAE but then decided to do it in India,” External link

india Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The report we got is that there’s no breach of the bubble. How it happened is very difficult to say. How so many people are getting (infected) in the country is also very difficult to say,” External link

india Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “When it was happening in England (second wave of the pandemic), there were cases in the English Premier League. Manchester City, Arsenal players got infected. Matches got rescheduled. The English Premier League (when UK was in lockdown), La Liga, everything was happening around the world,” External link

news18 Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We discussed their name, but they don’t have a big presence in India, that was the problem. So we went with others,” External link

news18 Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "So far, it's going on as scheduled," External link

dnaindia Monday, April 26, 2021 3:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “They’re not just ready skill-wise, but they’re ready mentally also which is very very important,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “So I miss that challenge, miss that pressure, the expectation every morning. I think that is something which every individual should learn to embrace,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "So I miss that challenge, miss that pressure, the expectation every morning. I think that is something which every individual should learn to embrace," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "A lot of us fall into the prey of letting things drift as they say in sport, but a good administrator, a good leader takes decisions on the spot. " External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : “All the international and domestic players deserve immense credit for staying in a bio-secure environment for such a long period of time and yet delivering such high quality and wonderful cricket,” External link

india Friday, April 9, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I feel we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas (cricketers)” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I feel we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas (cricketers)" External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I feel, we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas [cricketers],” External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:47:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I feel we Indians are a bit more tolerant than overseas (cricketers)" External link

ibtimes Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “And always there’s this scare of COVID. ‘Hope it’s not me the next time’. You have to stay positive, you have to train yourself mentally. All of us have to train ourselves mentally so that the good will happen. It boils down to training,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “And always there’s this scare of COVID. ‘Hope it’s not me the next time’. You have to stay positive, you have to train yourself mentally. All of us have to train ourselves mentally so that the good will happen. It boils down to training,” External link

news18 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "And always there's this scare of COVID. 'Hope it's not me the next time'. You have to stay positive, you have to train yourself mentally. All of us have to train ourselves mentally so that the good will happen. It boils down to training," External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:10:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

news18 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

business-standard Monday, April 5, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

business-standard Monday, April 5, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Lockdown in a way will be better since not many people will be around. So it will be restricted to few people who will undergo regular tests inside the bio-bubble,” External link

india Monday, April 5, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

khaleejtimes Monday, April 5, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Everything will go on as per schedule," External link

dnaindia Monday, April 5, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Everything will go on as per schedule,” External link

news18 Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “Lockdown in a way will be better since not many people will be around. So it will be restricted to few people who will undergo regular tests inside the bio-bubble,” External link

india Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “The IPL matches will be held in Mumbai,” “Once you are in a bubble nothing happens. Even in the UAE last season, there were a few such incidents in the lead-up to the event but once the tournament started everything was fine,” External link

india Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Virender Sehwag ) : "We were chasing 325 in that final. When we walked out to open, I was very disappointed and disturbed but Sehwag said we will win. We had a good start (82 in 12 overs) and I told him that since we had seen off the new ball bowlers, he should not lose his wicket and focus on singles," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Virender Sehwag ) : “But when Ronnie Irani came in to bowl his first over, and Sehwag smashed a four off the first ball. I walked up to him and said we have a boundary, now let us take singles. But he didn’t listen and hit a four off the second ball too. He hit a four off the third ball too. "I was very angry. Then he hit one off the fifth ball too,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “There are some fantastic players and I think as President of the Board I should not say who is my favourite player. All are favourite to me but I enjoy Kohli, I enjoy Rohit Sharma,” External link

india Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly recalled ( about Virender Sehwag ) : “We were chasing 325 in that final. When we walked out to open, I was very disappointed and disturbed but Sehwag said we will win. We had a good start (82 in 12 overs) and I told him that since we had seen off the new ball bowlers, he should not lose his wicket and focus on singles,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Virender Sehwag ) : “But when Ronnie Irani came in to bowl his first over, and Sehwag smashed a four off the first ball. I walked up to him and said we have a boundary, now let us take singles. But he didn’t listen and hit a four off the second ball too. He hit a four off the third ball too. I was very angry. Then he hit one off the fifth ball too,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “In 1996, I returned much stronger and then learnt the intricacies of scoring, played more than 150 games for India. Played with relaxed mindset at Lord’s on debut. During those four years (1992 to 1996), I became strong. Cricket and batting knowledge increased a lot. It (the 1992 failure) was a blessing in disguise,” “I was always nervous. Nervousness helped in success. Failure is a part of life. It helps one to learn better. Even Sachin Tendulkar would be nervous. He would use headphones to remove pressure,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “I was run out in a match against Pakistan. My driver said ‘you are not training well which is why your running between the wickets is slow’,” External link

news18 Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "There are some fantastic players. As president of the board, I shouldn't say who's my favourite player. They're all part of a team and they're all favourite to me. But I enjoy Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's batting. I am obsessed with Rishabh Pant because I think he's an absolute match-winner. Jasprit Bumrah is good, Mohammed Shami is good. I like Shardul Thakur a lot because he's got the courage and the guts to perform at the top level," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "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 with Rishabh Pant. I like Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami. I like Shardul Thakur because has got guts," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "Before I started opening in one-day matches, I used to play in the middle order. Sachin came to me and said that you bat at No. 3 in Tests, we do not have an opening batsman, you try and open. I said fine, I'll do it. From there, that's how I became an opener," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "I have this thing that if you give me responsibility, I will give my best shot. I don't know what it is. When Sachin quit captaincy in 1999 (2000), I didn't even know I would be taking charge. Back then Sachin and I were of the same age, no one could think someone other than Sachin could become India's captain. He did not want to do it, so I took over and I did," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “It has been decided a long time ago. They have the hotel, which makes it easier for them to control (the bio-secure environment),” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England),” External link

news18 Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : “Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl,” External link

news18 Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "He was such a big player but didn't get a chance in the batting order. I told him during the England tour, 'no point in sitting in reserves. See if you can open the batting?' He didn't agree to in initially, said he's never done it and is a middle order batsman. But see, from there, he became one of the greatest. After Gavaskar, I haven't seen a better opening batsman in Test cricket in India than him," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I have seen Pant very closely and I believe in match-winners. When they get going on their day, they single-handedly can win matches. Rishabh Pant is such a player," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Look at the way he played against England. India were 146 for 6 (4th Test in Ahmedabad). The match could have gone anyway. He turned it around with his knock. Look at his game sense. The second new ball came in. His counterattack against Anderson was brilliant," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “During England tour, teams have only two domestic chartered flights (Chennai to Ahmedabad and next will be Ahmedabad to Pune),” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I always say that Rahul Dravid has done a great job at the NCA (in Bangalore) as he looks after the second-string players. Mohammed Siraj, you know I see a lot of talent in him, Shardul Thakur every time they have got opportunities they have just stood up,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 8, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It [the WTC final] is in Southampton," External link

newshub Monday, March 8, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : "Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl," External link

business-standard Monday, March 8, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England)," External link

business-standard Monday, March 8, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there," External link

business-standard Monday, March 8, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 8, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “During England tour, teams have only two domestic chartered flights (Chennai to Ahmedabad and next will be Ahmedabad to Pune),” External link

expressindia Monday, March 8, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there,” External link

financialexpress Monday, March 8, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “During England tour, teams have only two domestic chartered flights (Chennai to Ahmedabad and next will be Ahmedabad to Pune),” External link

financialexpress Monday, March 8, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "We will see where it goes, what opportunities come in the way, we will take it from there," External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "We will see where life goes. We will see what happens next," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 8, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : “Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England),” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I’m looking forward to attending the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand in Southampton,” External link

india Monday, March 8, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly replied : “Yes, the final will be held at Ageas Bowl,” External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I will go for the World Test Championship and hopefully we can get past New Zealand in the final. New Zealand will be there before us and they will play a couple of Test matches (against England),” External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "We spoke about Bumrah for all of last year, but India wins without him as well. In Australia the last Test match, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, no Ishant Sharma in the squad, and you beat Australia in Australia. That's remarkable," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I will travel and go for the T20Is. I will go to Ahmedabad for either the 2nd or the 3rd T20I. I could not travel then because I was just two weeks out of the hospital. I was not allowed to take a place," "Now it's fine, everything is healthy, I will take the vaccine and then start flying. I am back at work and absolutely fit to be honest. Absolutely spick and span, medical science is so good these days" External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote ( about Team ) : "Congratulations Team India for winning the series and getting to the finals of WTC," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, March 6, 2021 5:26:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 6, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 5, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly wrote : "How good is he? Unbelievable..what a knock under pressure...not the first time and won't be the last time..will be an all time great in all formats in the years to come.keep batting in this aggressive manner. thats why will be match winner and special," External link

Hindu Friday, March 5, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Indian cricket has changed a lot and our cricketers have done so well. I am sure if we play well, we are going to win it. I generally don't predict but I feel India is favourite here," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It's really a big day for the Indian cricket. Having such kind of facility is something which itself is saying everything. Motera Stadium is going to create history. We have many upcoming international tournaments and I am sure we'll stage many matches here, it's a fantastic stadium" External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Indian cricket has changed a lot and our cricketers have done so well. I am sure if we play well, we are going to win it. I generally don't predict but I feel India is favourite here," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It's really a big day for the Indian cricket. Having such kind of facility is something which itself is saying everything. Motera Stadium is going to create history. We have many upcoming international tournaments and I am sure we'll stage many matches here, it's a fantastic stadium" External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "This year is going to be big as well because of what it is. We'll see whether we can get the crowd back into the IPL, it's a decision we'll have to take very shortly. But it's going to be another great tournament," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I have told him we have set an example with pink-ball Test last year in Kolkata, so it cannot go beyond that and we want to see every seat and stand full. And that's what it is, the tickets have gone, as well as for the T20s which will follow the Tests," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "This year is going to be big as well because of what it is. We'll see whether we can get the crowd back into the IPL, it's a decision we'll have to take very shortly. But it's going to be another great tournament," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "It is not a big auction but a lot of teams will have a lot to fill. Specially Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super King's will have a lot of work to do in the auction. The former Indian skipper added that a pink ball Test will be a permanent fixture in every home series. " External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "Ahmedabad is completely sold out. I speak to Jay Shah and he's very keen on these Test matches. Just for him also cricket is coming back to Ahmedabad after six-seven years because they built the new stadium, and I have told him we have set an example with pink-ball Test last year in Kolkata, so it cannot go beyond that and we want to see every seat and stand full. And that's what it is, the tickets have gone, as well as for the T20s which will follow the Tests," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Absolutely. One pink-ball Test in a series is ideal. Every generation goes through changes, pink ball is one of the main changes for Test match cricket, and to keep Test match cricket alive. I think with Ahmedabad packed stadium in the next week will be another great sight for everyone" External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "This year is going to be big as well because of what it is. We'll see whether we can get the crowd back into the IPL, it's a decision we'll have to take very shortly. But it's going to be another great tournament," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "We wanted the fans back. We could have had it in the first Test in Chennai but we decided to go with the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, who said ‘let’s see how it goes with the first one because this is our first game after a long time and then we open it up for the second," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I'm feeling absolutely fine. Yes, there was a bit of scare but luckily it wasn't as scary as everyone thought. I'm fit and fine and I'm back to work," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : "I'm feeling absolutely fine. Yes, there was a bit of scare but luckily it wasn't as scary as everyone thought. I'm fit and fine and I'm back to work," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : "We wanted the fans back. We could have had it in the first Test in Chennai but we decided to go with the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, who said ‘let’s see how it goes with the first one because this is our first game after a long time and then we open it up for the second," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “One day we were all sitting in the dressing room in our KKR outfits, it was raining outside,” External link

india Friday, February 12, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “We were all chatting in the room and telling SRK that your life is so much better. We play a team sport but you’re a one man show, no one can influence your life, unlike ours which get influenced by selectors etc,” External link

india Friday, February 12, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “Every individual is talented and gifted differently. I never looked at the popularity of Sachin. Both of us had a job to do on the field because it’s takes both our effort to score runs. All I did was bat, no matter if the other batsman was a master, superstar, outstanding cricketer… At the end of the day, what remained was contribution from both players,” External link

india Friday, February 12, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly said : “We have worked closely, and I am well aware of his plans and vision to develop the game of cricket,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly added : “It is definitely a challenging phase, but I am confident he will successfully navigate the challenges posed by the virus. The BCCI will extend every help and will play a big role in rebuilding and restructuring of the cricketing activities in Asia,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : “I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon,” External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 30, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 29, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:26:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told : "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT



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Yasir Arafat cricketer told ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Sourav Ganguly is also very humble. I don't think many fans would know it, but he even attended my wedding. I had invited many cricketers, but not everyone came. I had requested Sourav and he came. I think he was a little busy that time. Still, he attended my wedding ceremony," External link

dnaindia Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:03:00 PM EAT

Yasir Arafat cricketer said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Sourav Ganguly is also very humble. I don't think many fans would know it, but he even attended my wedding. I had invited many cricketers, but not everyone came. I had requested Sourav and he came. I think he was a little busy that time. Still, he attended my wedding ceremony," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, June 11, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kiran More recalled ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “We wanted Dhoni to play in the final as a wicketkeeper. That’s when we had a lot of debate with Sourav Ganguly and Deep Dasgupta – who played for India then and who was from Calcutta. So, it took about ten days to convince Sourav and his selector to ask Deep Dasgupta to not keep wickets, and to let MS Dhoni keep wickets,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Kiran More recalled ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “We wanted him (Dhoni) to play in the finals as a wicket-keeper. That’s when we had a lot of debate with Sourav Ganguly and Deep Dasgupta – who played for India then and who was from Calcutta. So, it took about ten days to convince Sourav and his selector to ask Deep Dasgupta to not keep wickets, and to let MS Dhoni keep wickets,” External link

news18 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:23:00 AM EAT

Kiran More said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “My colleague saw him first, then I went and saw him. I especially flew down and saw him get 130 runs out of the team’s total of 170. He smashed everyone. We wanted him to play in the finals as a wicket-keeper. That’s when we had a lot of debate with Sourav Ganguly and Deep Dasgupta – who played for India then and who was from Calcutta. So, it took about ten days to convince Sourav and his selector to ask Deep Dasgupta to not keep wickets, and to let MS Dhoni keep wickets,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Greg Chappell added ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “When Sourav got dropped from the team, we had a lot of attention from the players, because they realized if he can go, anyone can go. We had a great 12 months, but then the resistance got too much, Ganguly came back into the team. The message from the players was loud and clear ‘We don’t want change.’ Even though the board offered me a new contract, I decided that I did not need that kind of stress,” External link

india Friday, May 21, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "The two years in India were challenging on every front. The expectations were ridiculous. Some of the issues were around Sourav (Ganguly) being captain. He didn't particularly want to work hard. He didn't want to improve his cricket. He just wanted to be in the team as captain, so that he could control things," External link

business-standard Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “The two years in India were challenging on every front. The expectations were ridiculous. Some of the issues were around Sourav being captain. He didn’t particularly like working hard. He wasn’t really looking to improve his cricket. He just wanted to be in the team as captain, so that he could control things. It was challenging and wonderful, working with Tendulkar, Sehwag, Dravid and Kumble, some of the young players. Dhoni came into the side” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “The two years in India were challenging on every front. The expectations were ridiculous. Some of the issues were around Sourav being captain. He didn’t particularly want to work hard. He didn’t want to improve his cricket. He just wanted to be in the team as captain, so that he could control things,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:25:00 PM EAT

Greg Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “We had a great 12 months, but then the resistance got too much, Ganguly came back into the team. The message from the players was loud and clear – ‘We don’t want change.’ Even though the board offered me a new contract, I decided that I did not need that kind of stress,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:25:00 PM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "I was reading Sourav Ganguly's interview and the first thing that is coming to mind is air travel. Air travel has been an issue. In the UAE, you were traveling by road. Air travel is a tricky bit, you asked for tarmac to tarmac access but you didn't get it everywhere," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:33:00 AM EAT

Pragyan Ojha said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "One man, I feel, who had contributed even if he was retired was Sourav Ganguly. If you see, there were 5-6 members from the team that Sourav Ganguly had nurtured. That’s why I say, always believe in the process," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Virender Sehwag told ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “I won’t agree with all of this, if these criteria existed before, Tendulkar, Laxman, and Ganguly wouldn’t have passed it. During my time, we had such a test, where they always fell short of the 12.5 mark,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Ian Chappell said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “The belligerent Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy style encouraged all players in the Indian team to believe they were the equal of their opponents. This belief grew under the guidance of Dhoni, followed by the highly emotive leadership of Virat Kohli,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Rajnath Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Whenever Sourav Ganguly stepped out of the crease, it was certain that he would hit a six. Similarly, we have stepped out of the crease and will surely hit a six in the Assembly polls and form a BJP government in the state,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Rajnath Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Whenever Sourav Ganguly crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in Lok Sabha, we have crossed the crease and surely we will hit a six in Assembly polls and form BJP government here," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Have you people seen how Sourav Ganguly hits a six. Whenever he crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in the Lok Sabha, we have crossed the crease and surely, we will hit a six in the Assembly polls and form BJP government here,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Have you people seen how Sourav Ganguly hits a six. Whenever he crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in the Lok Sabha, we have crossed the crease and surely, we will hit a six in the Assembly polls and form BJP government here,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Rajnath Singh said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Whenever Sourav Ganguly crossed the crease, it was sure that he would hit a six. Likewise, with your support in Lok Sabha, we’ve crossed the crease and surely we’ll hit a six in assembly polls and form BJP govt here,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Asok Bhattacharya said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Sourav called me today. He told me that he is content with what he is doing and doesn’t want to join politics,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Asok Bhattacharya said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Sourav is back to his normal activities. If he goes there, we think he will like it. The crowd will also like that. But we don’t know. It is for him to decide,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Asok Bhattacharya wrote ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Sourav called today afternoon. He said everything being written about him is wrong. He is not into politics. He also inquired about Siliguri and asked me why I was not seen on the dais at the Brigade parade ground rally. I said I was on the ground. He also wished me in advance. I told him we will meet when I visit Kolkata," External link

outlookindia Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Graeme Smith said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : "Myself and Sourav go a long way back and we've had a number of conversations," "India have been very supportive of us. Hopefully, in the next cycle we will have a number of tours against India that are actually pretty close to being finalised" External link

news24 Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Devi Shetty said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “Sourav didn’t have any major problem. This is the problem which most Indians experience at some point in time, which is a blockage in the coronary artery. Did he have heart damage? No. He had a blockage and he was getting some discomfort, but at the right time he landed in the right hospital and he had the right treatment,” External link

india Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT