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October 8, 2017: News at a glance

October 8, 2017: News at a glance

IAF ready to strike at short notice

Oct 08, 2017, 22:06 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly sacrificed his career for MS Dhoni, claims Virender Sehwag

Sourav Ganguly sacrificed his career for MS Dhoni, claims Virender Sehwag

Sehwag also mentioned Dravid’s role in honing the young Dhoni after taking over as captain from Ganguly in the same year.

Oct 08, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Virat Kohli can become one of India's great captains, says Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli can become one of India's great captains, says Sourav Ganguly

The Men in Blue, who are enjoying a break right now, are set to regroup from Thursday as the T20I series starts on Saturday in Ranchi. 

Oct 05, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Diego Maradona, Sourav Ganguly match to be held on October 9

Diego Maradona, Sourav Ganguly match to be held on October 9

Maradona was initially scheduled to arrive in the third week of September but his trip first got postponed to October 2.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Rohit 'Hitman' Sharma rewrites record books with century against Australia in Nagpur

Rohit 'Hitman' Sharma rewrites record books with century against Australia in Nagpur

With a picturesque front-foot pull over mid-wicket, Rohit smashed a six and thus notched up his 14th ODI ton in just 94 deliveries. He now has six centuries to his name against Australia and ergo went past Kohli (5) to stand second on the all-time list with Windies great Desmond Haynes. Leading the chart is Sachin Tendulkar with nine such knocks.

Oct 01, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly hails new ICC rule of sending off players

Sourav Ganguly hails new ICC rule of sending off players

However, the ongoing India-Australia limited-overs series will continue to be played as per the old rules.

Sep 28, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Virat Kohli is responsible for MS Dhoni's recent transformation, says Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli is responsible for MS Dhoni's recent transformation, says Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly also heaped praise on Hardik Pandya, who hit a career-best 83 off just 66 deliveries and raised a 118-run partnership with Dhoni.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Sourav Ganguly slams Virender Sehwag's 'lack of setting' comment as foolish statement

Sourav Ganguly slams Virender Sehwag's 'lack of setting' comment as foolish statement

After Anil Kumble's acrominous exit as India's head coach after the team's defeat in the ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan in June 2017, BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) had interviewed five candidates for the post. Shastri was announced as the national team chief coach on July 11 after month-long speculation.

Sep 16, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly doesn't see India beating Australia 5-0

Sourav Ganguly doesn't see India beating Australia 5-0

The ODI series begins with the opening match on Chennai on September 17.

Sep 14, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Rotation of spinners good move ahead of 2019 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly

Rotation of spinners good move ahead of 2019 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly

"It's the selectors' decision. It is good to test youngsters ahead of the World Cup," Ganguly told reporters on the sidelines of a music launch.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Carlos Valderrama surprises Sourav Ganguly with sudden stopover at Eden Gardens

Carlos Valderrama surprises Sourav Ganguly with sudden stopover at Eden Gardens

Colombian great Carlos Valderrama scored a goal and then spoke about cricket with Sourav Ganguly in the middle of a three-day visit to the football-crazy city, which will host the FIFA U-17 World Cup final next month.

Sep 09, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Kumar Sangakkara likely to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya memorial lecture

Kumar Sangakkara likely to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya memorial lecture

Dalmiya, who had been the chief of the CAB, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) died at the age of 75 in 2015. Ganguly succeeded him at the CAB.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Despite rains, Eden Gardens ready to host India-Australia ODI: Sourav Ganguly

Despite rains, Eden Gardens ready to host India-Australia ODI: Sourav Ganguly

India will play five ODIs against Australia, starting September 17. Virat Kohli's boys have been in red hot form, and have thrashed Sri Lanka in their home 9-0 across Tests, ODIs and one Twenty20 international.

Sep 07, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Virat Kohli vs Sachin Tendulkar: A statistical comparison through contrasting eras

The Delhi-based cricketer tumbled down a plethora of records with his blistering 116-ball 100 at Premadasa, but what left the analysts and few legends of game rather astonished is that at such an early part of his career and at such a young age, Kohli seems to be slowly and silently inching towards the cricketing records set by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly throws his weight behind MS Dhoni to silence critics in style

Sourav Ganguly throws his weight behind MS Dhoni to silence critics in style

Dhoni bounced back in style in the 5-match limited overs series against Sri Lanka and earned his 300th ODI cap in the fourth match.

Sep 03, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
SL vs IND: Virat Kohli surpasses Sanath Jayasuriya to become batsman with third-highest ODI centuries

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli surpasses Sanath Jayasuriya to become batsman with third-highest ODI centuries

Indian skipper Virat Kohli added yet another feather to his cap as he notched up his 29th ODI century in the fourth one-day international match against Sri Lanka at Premadasa Stadium, today. Ergo, the captain surpassed Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya to stand third on the list of most centuries in ODI cricket. ( SL vs IND, 4th ODI: LIVE BLOG )

Aug 31, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly intervenes to restore Duleep Trophy

Sourav Ganguly intervenes to restore Duleep Trophy

It was decided at the technical committee meeting in Kolkata in July that the BCCI will continue with their pink ball experiment in the Duleep Trophy like the previous season.

Aug 29, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
SL vs IND: Virat Kohli leapfrogs Sachin Tendulkar's tally of ODI victories as captain

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli leapfrogs Sachin Tendulkar's tally of ODI victories as captain

Adding to it, Virat has now equalled the tally of Windies legend Clive Lloyd and former Aussie cricketer Michael Clarke. All three of them have 24 victories in their first 32 ODIs as a skipper. Leading the list is however, Viv Richards with 26 victories, followed by Ricky Ponting with 25 wins.  

Aug 25, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
SL vs IND: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma become third Indian pair with most 100-plus opening stands

SL vs IND: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma become third Indian pair with most 100-plus opening stands

Overall, they stand 12 on the list of most 100-run stands alongside former Indian duo of Rahul Dravid-Ganguly and Dravid-Tendulkar. Leafing the chart is the formidable pair of Ganguly and Tendulkar with 26 century stands.

Aug 24, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
IND vs SL: Virat Kohli goes past Sourav Ganguly to become third batsman with most 50-plus knocks while chasing in ODIs

IND vs SL: Virat Kohli goes past Sourav Ganguly to become third batsman with most 50-plus knocks while chasing in ODIs

Earlier in July, during Team India's Tour of West Indies, Virat had notched up his 28th ODI century in the final game of the series, played in Kingston. Ergo, his tally of centuries whilst chasing went up to 18, one ahead of his idol Sachin Tendulkar.

Aug 21, 2017, 12:30 PM IST