Sourav Ganguly: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Sourav Ganguly set to be new BCCI president
Published: October 14, 2019
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the new president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with elections unlikely to be held at BCCI’s Annual General Meeting on October 23. He defeated Brijesh Patel in a see-saw battle and is expected to be the only presidential nominee. The 47-year-old ..
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Arun Lal awarded CAB’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Published: August 5, 2019
Former India cricketer and Bengal captain Arun Lal conferred with Karthik Bose Lifetime Achievement award of the Cricket Association of Bengal’s (CAB’s) in Kolkata. Former Bengal captain Raju Mukherjee was also considered for 2019 Lifetime Achievement but CAB eventually picked Lal. About Arun Lal The 63-year-old right-hander played 16 Test matches and 13 One-Day Internationals ..
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Mithali Raj named as goodwill ambassador of Indian team for Street Child Cricket World Cup
Published: April 18, 2019
Ace cricketer Mithali Raj has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019. She joined former captain Saurav Ganguly and IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals in supporting the team. The Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019) is the first cricket world cup for street-connected children. The ..
Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to reach 10,000 runs
Published: October 25, 2018
In Cricket, Indian captain Virat Kohli has recently become the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 runs in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) after scoring a second consecutive century against West Indies in Vizag on October 24. He broke the record of compatriot and batting great Sachin Tendulkar, who had reached the milestone in 259 innings. Kohli, who ..
Abhirup Bhattacharya authors book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly”
Published: July 9, 2018
The book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly” has been authored by Abhirup Bhattacharya. As per the book, Ganguly’s mantra was simple: If he believed that a youngster was talented, he would have enough opportunities to prove his worth. This provided a much-needed calmer atmosphere for the young player as it was certain ..