Former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has showered praises on Harbhajan Singh after the latter announced his retirement from all forms of the game on Friday. Harbhajan made his debut in 1998 and played his last game for India in 2016. During a stellar career, he claimed over 700 scalps across the three formats of the game.
Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar criticized the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly for speaking out on behalf of the selectors in the matter of Virat Kohli’s sacking as ODI captain. According to Vengsarkar, Ganguly had no business speaking about Kohli’s axing as it is the selectors’ jurisdiction. The former batter also criticized the BCCI for the manner in which they handled the removal of Kohli
Former India cricketer Madan Lal has urged Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly to respond to Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli’s comments over captaincy change and end the matter. According to Lal, India need to focus on the South Africa tour and not the needles controversies.
Indian cricket’s Test captain Virat Kohli, on Wednesday, held an explosive press conference in which he opened up on everything from his sacking as one-day captain to rumours of his rift with Rohit Sharma. Kohli made is clear that there was no prior intimation given to him about his removal as one-day captain. According to him, he was told one and a half hours before the team selection meeting for the Test squad for South Africa that he would no longer be captain in the one-day format. Kohli also dismissed suggestions that he was requested to stay on as T20 leader following his announcement. Here is a detailed account of statements and clarifications made by Kohli at the press conference.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has opened up on the decision to replace Virat Kohli as ODI captain and make Rohit Sharma the leader of the one-day outfit. Ganguly revealed that BCCI had requested Kohli not to step down as T20 captain. But, once he did, there was no point in having two separate captains for the two limited-overs formats
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has termed Virat Kohli’s decision to quit as India’s T20I captain after the World Cup as one that has been made keeping in mind the future roadmap. On Thursday, Kohli through an official statement on social media, stated that he would be stepping down as T20I captain after the World Cup in the UAE in October-November.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday expressed sadness at the demise of India’s World Cup-winning batter Yashpal Sharma. The 66-year-old died of a cardiac arrest early on Tuesday morning. Taking to his official Twitter account, Ganguly wrote, "Sad to hear the news of Yashpal Sharma… had the opportunity to work with him as captain, player and then on TV. A very important part of the 1983 win which showed young players like us dream of trophies. RIP.”
Former India skipper and the current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has stated that Test cricket has always been the ultimate format of the sport and will remain so. Speaking after India’s loss in the World Test Championship (WTC) final to New Zealand, Virat Kohli described Test cricket as the heartbeat of international cricket.