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A Special Interview With DADA when he was dropped from The Indian Team

A Special Interview With DADA when he was dropped from The Indian Team

Darkness to light : Driving with him from Chandigarh to Delhi, Kunal Pradhan discovers a new side to Sourav Ganguly. There was a time when the mention of Sourav Ganguly’s name brought up the vision of a marauding one-day batsman, an inspirational captain, an aggressive leader of men who made Steve ...

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I`l be Chairman of Technical Committee & also play IPL : Sourav Ganguly

I`l be Chairman of Technical Committee & also play IPL : Sourav Ganguly

Have you given your consent to BCCI on heading its technical committee? Look, I was a member of the technical committee last year when Sunil Gavaskar was the chairman. Now that he has stepped down, I am game to head the panel, provided it doesn’t bar me from playing first-class ...

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India must learn to live without Zaheer : Sourav Ganguly

India must learn to live without Zaheer : Sourav Ganguly

LONDON: India have had a disastrous tour and ex-skipper Sourav Ganguly feels MS Dhoni’s men need to regroup quickly to give England a taste of their own medicine in the home series. Excerpts from an exclusive interview: What do you feel went wrong with the team in England? India didn’t ...

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Greg Chappell is stupid: Ganguly

Greg Chappell is stupid: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly termed Greg Chappell as a stupid person after the latter was sacked as the selector of the Australian cricket team on Friday. Ganguly, who lost his job after a bitter spat with the then coach Greg Chappell in 2005, said that it seemed Chappell has ...

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Go and watch our videos: Ganguly tells Fletcher

Go and watch our videos: Ganguly tells Fletcher

Mumbai: Sourav Ganguly is known to be straightforward about his views and it wasn’t any different on Tuesday when he spoke his heart out in a free-wheeling chat with MiD DAY. Excerpts: Do you expect India’s batsmen to struggle at The Oval too? I definitely hope not! The Oval wicket ...

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I have never seen India play so badly: Ganguly

I have never seen India play so badly: Ganguly

Birmingham: Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has said the World No.1 Test side has looked pretty ordinary against England in the ongoing four-match series. India suffered a 196-run loss at Lord’s and crashed to a 319-run defeat in the second Test at Trent Bridge. The visitors are now staring ...

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Scariest night of my life: Sourav Ganguly

Scariest night of my life: Sourav Ganguly

On Tuesday night’s experience… GANGULY: Frankly, I’d never felt so scared before… It was the scariest night of my life… The looters, the looting… I’d just about arrived from London (by road) when the looters got into the act… I found it unnerving and asked to be shifted to the ...

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Cricket’s A Game, Not A TV Show, Where Retakes Cover Mistakes

Cricket’s A Game, Not A TV Show, Where Retakes Cover Mistakes

The outspoken ex-skipper on why he’s not joining the team-bashing brigade Renu Singh : Sourav Ganguly doesn’t share the current national sentiment of slamming the Indian cricket team following two consecutive losses in the Test series against England. “It has always happened, and will happen,” says Dada, adding, “Once a ...

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I would have also reinstated Bell : Sourav Ganguly

I would have also reinstated Bell : Sourav Ganguly

Reaction when Bell walked out after tea on Day III… SOURAV: My initial reaction was that he shouldn’t have been run out… So, that way, I was happy to see him back. I put myself in Bell’s shoes and realised that he wasn’t going for one more run (with Matt ...

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Commentary is quite easy : Sourav Ganguly

Commentary is quite easy : Sourav Ganguly

How is it coming back to Lord’s where you kick-started your career with a bang 15 years ago? Lord’s is a special ground and I always enjoy coming here. The atmosphere is excellent; the support is equal for both teams. It is actually great to see so many Indian supporters ...

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