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newscricket5 days ago

BCCI announce INR 5 crore reward for Indian side for historic Australia triumph

The BCCI have announced an INR 5 crore reward for team Inda for their historic showing Down Under, which saw the visitors breach the Gabba fortress to complete their second consecutive win on Australian soil. After losing the first Test in Adelaide, team India bounced back to win the series 2-1.
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newscricket11 days ago

Ranji Trophy fate on line as BCCI gears up for important Apex Council meeting

The BCCI Apex Council will meet on Jan 17 to decide the future of Ranji Trophy as sources suggest that the board is looking for a curtailed season in the same six bio-bubble created for the SMAT. It has also been reported that it will be a two-phase tournament, with the league phase before the IPL.
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newscricket18 days ago

We had a great chance of winning the Sydney Test in 2008 if not for umpiring errors, opines VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman, who was part of the playing team in the 2008 Sydney Test, has opined that they had a great chance of winning the Test match if not for all the wrong decisions. While stating that the Monkeygate issue was blown out of proportion, he credited Kumble and BCCI for taking the right decision.
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newscricket20 days ago

‘Stable’ Sourav Ganguly to be discharged on January 6; angioplasty deferred to a later date

The Woodlands Hospital CEO Dr Rupali Basu has confirmed that Sourav Ganguly’s condition is ‘stable’ at the moment and he will be discharged on January 6. A group of doctors, in charge of Ganguly, have decided that angioplasty can be deferred to a later date and will be done in a few days or weeks.
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newscricket22 days ago

Sourav Ganguly admitted to Woodlands hospital in Kolkata due to heart issue

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly suffered a mild cardiac arrest while working out in the gym and has now been admitted to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata. His brother Snehahish Ganguly has confirmed that the former Indian skipper’s condition is normal at the moment and he is under treatment.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Sourav Ganguly keen on hosting 2021 Ranji Trophy; KVP Rao sacked

On Thursday, ahead of the BCCI General meeting, reports have suggested that Sourav Ganguly is keen on hosting the Ranji Trophy for the 2021 season in the country. Alongside that news, reports also pointed out that BCCI have terminated the contract of KVP Rao before the start of the T20 season.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | BCCI approves of a 10-team IPL tournament from 2022 edition

After weeks and weeks of deliberation, BCCI, on Thursday approved a ten-team IPL tournament slated to begin from the 2022 edition. During the meet, BCCI also backed ICC's bid for the inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics while also addressing compensation for domestic cricketers.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah working on plans to improve India’s performance, asserts Rajeev Shukla

BCCI Vice-president-elect Rajeev Shukla has reckoned that Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah are currently devising a plan to improve Indian team’s batting performance in Australia. Shukla has also rubbished the notion about Rahul Dravid flying to Australia saying the team will do better next time.
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featurecricketa month ago

Not pandemic, it is BCCI’s incompetence that has held domestic cricket hostage

‘We call ourselves the most competent and the biggest cricket board in the world, don’t we?,’ starts a renowned cricketer, audibly frustrated at the turn of things. ‘Surely this is a mess but it is baffling at their open lack of concern.’
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newscricketa month ago

Ganguly and Kumble’s leadership made me a better person on and off the field, reckons Parthiv Patel

After calling it a day from cricket, Parthiv Patel has reckoned that it was Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumble’s leadership that made him a better person on and off the field. While admitting that the retirement timing was right, he recalled the 2002 Headingley and 2003 Adelaide as his favourite Tests.
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