Sourav Ganguly set to be new BCCI president
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 ..
Tags: BCCI president • Board of Control for Cricket in India • Brijesh Patel • Committee of Administrators • Sourav Ganguly
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2019
Arun Lal awarded CAB’s Lifetime Achievement Award
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 ..
Tags: Arun Lal • CAB’s Lifetime Achievement Award • Cricket Association of Bengal • Eden Gardens • Karthik Bose Lifetime Achievement award
Month: Current Affairs - August, 2019
Mithali Raj named as goodwill ambassador of Indian team for Street Child Cricket World Cup
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 ..
Tags: Bengali Hindus • Bengali people • Cricket • Indian Premier League • Mithali raj
Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to reach 10,000 runs
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 ..
Tags: Cricket • India national cricket team • Marathi people • MS Dhoni • Punjabi people
Abhirup Bhattacharya authors book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly”
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 ..
Tags: Bengali Hindus • Bengali people • Cricket • India national cricket team • Sourav Ganguly
Sanjay Manjrekar launches his autobiography “Imperfect”
Sanjay Manjrekar, the former India batsman-turned-commentator, has launched his autobiography ‘Imperfect’ in Mumbai, Maharashtra on January 17, 2018. The book was released by Dilip Vengsarkar, Manjrekar’s first international captain. He has played 37 Test matches. His first Test match was ..
Tags: Cricket • Dilip Vengsarkar • Marathi people • Rahul Dravid • Sanjay Manjrekar