Xtratime caught up with the man for an exclusive interview. Sourav ganguly was linked to actress nagma in the year 2001. Ganguly, who is also cricket association of bengal president, confirmed the. When sourav ganguly was asked if he wants to become bengal cm. In my 46 years, i never experienced anything like this. Sourav ganguly blogs, comments and archive news on. When sourav ganguly was asked if he wants to become bengal. Ravi shastri plays down sourav ganguly tussle, reveals why he.
Sourav ganguly likely in ftp working group, questions on. Sourav has won 21 tests as captain, of which more than 7 wins have come overseas. People like sachin tendulkar, rahul dravid, vvs laxman, virender sehwag. Saurav ganguly had just become the captain of team india and was not able to give her sufficient time. Indias cricket team captain sourav ganguly l adjusts a crown on the head of indian tennis player sania mirza to congratulate her for her 12 february victory in the wta hyderabad open, 19 february 2005 in siliguri, in indias eastern state of west bengal, on the sidelines of a fundraising event. An exclusive interview of sourav ganguly with xtratime. At the beginning of his recentlyreleased book a century is not enough, cowritten with gautam bhattacharya, his close friend. Ravi shastri plays down sourav ganguly tussle, reveals why he applied to coach india. Former indian skipper sourav ganguly launched rajdeep sardesais book democracys xi along with sports journalist boria majumdar in kolkata on november 16 and while there were many unheard cricketing stories that came up during the event, one of the popular ones was when ganguly was asked if he would like to become bengal chief minister. Statistically speaking, he was the greatest batsman consistencywise in odis during that period. Ganguly had a luxurious childhood and was nicknamed the maharaja, meaning the great king. Sourav ganguly likely in ftp working group, questions on ceo. Chandidas ran a flourishing print business and was. As per the official figures released by the indian ministry of health, 30 people have been infected by the virus so far.
Jul 08, 2012 sourav chandidas ganguly made his entry into this world on 11. Bcci president sourav ganguly has said the ipl is on, adding that the board is taking all necessary precautions for the smooth conduct of the tournament set to begin on march 29. As things stand, ipl 2020 will kickoff on april 15, but the new schedule of matches remains unknown. In this interview, ganguly talks on various issues, including aspects. Sourav ganguly is a former indian cricket team captain, and the second highest rungetter from india in the odis. Sourav ganguly is the seventh indian cricketer to have played 100 test matches dada is the fourth indian to have played in more than 300 one day internationals more.
Ganguly is arguably the greatest lefthand batsman produced by india. He will lead his side out at lords on thursday as perhaps indias most successful captain in recent memory. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. An interview with sourav ganguly urhalpool a contemporary. India team coach selection to be on july 10, says sourav ganguly. Twitter former indian captain sourav ganguly reckons that the form of the current indian skipper virat kohli will be the key to indias success in south africa. Virender sehwag, sourav ganguly laugh off no setting. Former indian captain sourav ganguly, who will take up the role of the. The now 41yearold in his prime had slammed several such performanc.
Sourav ganguly india 183 158 balls, 17 fours, 7 sixes v sri lanka, taunton, 1999. Ganguly was referring to a comment of sehwag where he said that a lack of setting cost him the job. Sourav ganguly responds to ravi shastris assessment of. Sourav ganguly exclusive interview a century is not enough. Today, sourav ganguly is the most successful indian captain leaving mohammed azharuddins previous record of 14 test wins behind. Choosing five of the best innings of sourav ganguly is definitely a tough task. Sourav ganguly says virender sehwag spoke foolishly on coaching role, later denies as per a report in the pti, former india captain sourav ganguly said that virender sehwag spoke foolishly on the offer of a coaching role of team india when he said that a lack of setting cost him the job. The former indian captain, who led india to many memorable wins also had his share of controversies. Virender sehwag, sourav ganguly laugh off no setting controversy virender sehwag and sourav ganguly came facetoface after they were embroiled in a controversy following the formers. Mar 07, 2018 media caption sourav ganguly on captaining india during matchfixing scandal. Jul 03, 2008 many many happy retuns of the day dadafrom all ur fans.
Sourav ganguly gets death threat by post kolkata news. Sourav ganguly reportedly said that sehwags comments were foolish in nature. Most centuries by an indian batsman in a single world cup. Ganguly, s c test cricket, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards. Ganguly, s c one day internationals, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list. India finally eases curbs on drug trumps getting hyper about.
And the leader is the driver of this winning spirit, says ganguly. View sourav gangulys profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Vvs laxman and sourav ganguly picked the former legspinner over former team india. Sourav chandidas ganguly affectionately known as dada is an indian cricket administrator. July 08, 1973 in calcutta, the city of joy, now kolkata. Sourav ganguly senior associate projects cognizant. Since his retirement from international cricket, former indian captain sourav ganguly has become even more busy these days.
Sourav gangulys memoir is not as explosive as his captaincy but has enough to satisfy fans. The former india captain announced his retirement before the series and in an exclusive interview with cnnibns sanjeeb mukherjea in nagpur, ganguly reflected on his decision to quit and much more. When sourav ganguly received war phone call from pervez. It was the quality of player that i had under my captaincy. After joining the national team and making a successful test debut in 1996, what. Sourav ganguly official sourav ganguly foundation cricket school these are difficult times. In an interview with india today, former indian captain sourav ganguly talked about a number of issues including what would be his focus. Pdf sourav ganguly final uploadversion abhinav dwivedi.
Why sourav ganguly, prince of kolkata, is a story waiting. Jun 29, 2016 former india captain sourav ganguly reacts to ravi shastris comments that alleged ganguly of being intentionally. From being an administrator, a host anchor and a family man dada has played his role to perfection. Sourav gangulys life and controversies story of why dada hates chappell vikrant gupta duration. Sourav ganguly received a death threat letter at his home forbidding him to attend a district felicitation function later this month. As per a report in the pti, former india captain sourav ganguly has said that virender sehwag spoke foolishly on the offer of a coaching role for team india. Dona later shifted her to the prestigious loreto school dona had also studied from this school. Being a captain is like being an investment banker the former indian captain speaks to the field as his new book a century is not enough hits. Jan 10, 2017 former india cricket captain sourav ganguly said on monday he had received an anonymous death threat. Sourav ganguly is the author of a century is not enough 3. He was known as the god of off side due to his exemplary skill of playing. Sourav ganguly latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times. Though ganguly became leader of indian cricket team in 2000, as an ardent supporter.
The only constant thing about sourav ganguly s career is that it has always been in transition and almost as unpredictable as the game of cricket itself is known to be. Though ganguly became leader of indian cricket team in 2000, as an ardent. Sourav ganguly says virender sehwag spoke foolishly on. Sourav was the one who took the indian side to the world cup finals in 2003, and he was the captain of the side when india halted. Sourav ganguly signs autographs for fans in one of the england tours. Sourav ganguly, the captain who didnt mince his words sportstar. Ganguly, s c one day internationals, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards. Sourav ganguly was born on 8 july 1972 in calcutta, and is the youngest son of chandidas and nirupa ganguly. On the offside first there is then sourav ganguly rahul he is a briliant player and definitely a force to reckon with. We got together with dada and asked him some intriguing questions. On the other hand, ganguly avoided commenting on ravi shastris best team remark while wishing him good luck for his first stint as coach. Former indian skipper sourav ganguly has hailed virat kohli as a remarkable player, saying that he enjoys watching the current indian skipper on tv.
Sourav ganguly takes a special pleasure in disguise and subterfuge. Sourav ganguly, puma bat in hand, is ensconced in a large sofa in the coffee shop of the marriott royal hotel, a gothic structure in bristols college green area. Chandidas ran a flourishing print business and was one of the richest men in the city. Watch souravs funnest and most honest rapid fire interview yet. Bcci president sourav ganguly on friday said that the board came to the decision of postponing this years ipl as safety is their first priority in the wake of the covid19 pandemic. He is indias most successful cricket captain ever and the architect of the new look team india. Aug 28, 2007 sourav ganguly, puma bat in hand, is ensconced in a large sofa in the coffee shop of the marriott royal hotel, a gothic structure in bristols college green area.
Here are 43 rare photos of one of indias finest captains and birthday boy sourav ganguly. When sourav ganguly received war phone call from pervez musharraf post kebab party. How is the relation between ms dhoni and sourav ganguly. The southpaws batting once made his fellow test debutant at lords, rahul. The cricket advisory committee cac, given the responsibility to select the new. His best years in international cricket were 1996200001. Jul 23, 2019 ganguly is arguably the greatest lefthand batsman produced by india. Sourav ganguly sourav ganguly has expressed surprise over south africas team selection in the recently concluded odi series against india and the t20i series which begins at johannesburg. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover souravs connections and jobs at similar companies. Why sourav ganguly, prince of kolkata, is a story waiting to.
Ganguly, who is also cricket association of bengal president, confirmed the news after. Amir sohail took the credit away form the team which has fought back only by its own merit, courage and valor. Sourav ganguly is the only batsman to score a century on debut and to be dismissed first ball in his final test innings. Oh its a lot different in every aspect of it while playing the. However that phone call was not meant for sourav, and better i dont guess the names of those who three were.
India team coach selection to be on july 10, says sourav. Fan club for the legend who changed the face of indian cricket by his passion for india, determination and grit. This question has become more ever since that phone call shot appeared in the movie dhoni the untold story. Sourav ganguly, the man who transformed the face of indian cricket, turned 45 today. Sourav ganguly holds the record of highest individual score by left handed batsman in both test and odi forindia. Sourav ganguly s life and controversies story of why dada hates chappell vikrant gupta duration.
Former india cricket captain sourav ganguly said on monday he had received an anonymous death threat. Ganguly was also awarded with padma shri in 2004 for his magnanimous contribution to the world of cricket. Bcci invites applications for msk prasad and gagan khodas replacements 18 jan, 2020, 01. Former indian cricket captain sourav ganguly has released a memoir which chronicles his achievements, disappointments. Sourav ganguly said on saturday that the interview to select the new india coach will be held on july 10 in mumbai. Former india captain sourav ganguly received an anonymous death threat letter at his home forbidding him to attend a district felicitation function later this month. Jul 08, 2017 sourav ganguly was part of the indian team that toured australia in 199192. The nagpur test will be sourav ganguly s last for india. He was born into a sports loving family and was the second of two sons born to chandidas and nirupa ganguly. However endearing his halfbaked attempts to merge with the hoi polloi. Why sourav ganguly, prince of kolkata, is a story waiting to be told with dada, you do not need to hesitate for he will ensure you are at ease.
The first time rana uppalapati strapped on the skates was as an eightyearold at a summer camp in visakhapatnam. The nagpur test will be sourav gangulys last for india. Ravi shastri plays down sourav ganguly tussle, reveals why. Sourav ganguly responds to ravi shastris assessment of indian team sourav ganguly has responded to ravi shastris statement saying that the current team has already done a lot of things which a lot of big names could not do in their career. India news i am personally hurt by shastris comments ganguly. In a 2007 interview with the guardian, ganguly felt that he was perceived as. Join facebook to connect with sourav mondal and others you may know. In an exclusive chat with cnnnews18, former indian captain sourav ganguly talks about his shirt waving moment. There was no point for this controversy at this hour when.
Sachin tendulkar had stepped down from the captaincy in 1999. Former india captain sourav ganguly received an anonymous death threat letter at his home forbidding him to attend a district felicitation function. Ganguly provided a taste of what t20 might be like with his towering hits that almost cleared the outskirts of the town, let alone tauntons tiny ground. That was his only odi before he made a comeback on india. Wasim akram sourav is a great captain and we should be proud of such a leader. The former india cricket captain on kevin pietersen, the best teas in england and how to beat the aussies. Sourav ganguly s cricketing career was a melange of dramatic moments and through it he always stayed relevant. Arguably, his popularity has only increased since his retirement. The task was cut out, to shape up the team combining the seniors and juniors.415 172 75 216 1442 33 1210 403 1163 1504 297 1272 122 18 1170 782 673 561 1052 322 295 474 1107 177 581 836 337 824 1258 113 1373 1176 298 680 218 540