Balloons, jugglers, acrobats weave mesmerising spell at ISL closing show

Football-shaped balloons were released into the night sky, ball jugglers displayed their silken skills and acrobats showcased feats of extraordinary ability and balance before a capacity crowd at the D.Y. Patil stadium here during the ISL closing ceremony ahead of the final between Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters Saturday.

N Srinivasan will contest for BCCI's President post this year too
N Srinivasan will contest for BCCI's President post this year too

International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan will contest for Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s President post this year as well. As per the rotation policy of the board, currently it's East Zone turn to nominate their representative for BCCI's president.

IPL 7 is wide open, says Ganguly

Former India captain Saurav Ganguly feels the seventh Indian Premier League is wide open with the perennial underdogs doing well and the consistent teams faltering for the first time since the T20 tournament began in 2008.

Tackles fly in on planned India super league

Its backers include some of the biggest names in Indian sport, business and Bollywood who hope it will help the country shed its image as the sleeping giant of world football.

Bengal minister wants Sourav Ganguly to head BCCI

West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Thursday batted for former India captain Sourav Ganguly to take over as the country`s cricket board chief, hours after the Supreme Court proposed cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar as its interim president replacing incumbent N. Srinivasan.

Harbhajan set for 100th Test appearance

Set to complete a century of Test appearances, veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today said he is a "bit nervous" going into the first Test against Australia starting here tomorrow.

Saurav Ganguly welcomes Harbhajan Singh recall

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly today welcomed the national selectors` decision to recall off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for the first two Tests of the upcoming series against Australia.

Dalmiya likely to remain CAB President

Jagmohan Dalmiya appears to remain in power at the Cricket Association of Bengal for a fifth successive term, sweeping aside the challenge from little-known Samar Paul, the only contest that will mark the 81th annual general meeting here on Thursday

Ganguly`s father at hospital, condition now better

A heart patient Chandidas, who had undergone a surgery in London four years ago, was taken to a private hospital on July 13.

Not bothered by Chappell`s comments: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday refused to react to former coach Greg Chappell`s claims that Rahul Dravid did not get enough backing from teammates during his stint as India captain.

IPL 5: Pune Warriors look for win against Rajasthan Royals

A more balanced Rajasthan Royals side would look to strengthen its position in the clogged points table when it takes on struggling hosts Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League match, here on Tuesday.

IPL: RCB win a humdinger against Pune

Royal Challengers Bangalore came back from the dead to snatch an unlikely victory against the Pune Warriors.

Bangalore vs Pune: As it happened...

Chasing a target of 182, Royal Challengers Bangalore (186/4), assisted by a Gayle blitzkrieg of 81runs (48 balls) and De Villiers’32 (14 balls) pyrotechnics, came back from the dead to snatch an unlikely victory against the aggressor Pune Warriors to register their second win of the league this season.

Plot to kidnap Sachin, Saurav: 6 HuJI men get 8 yr jail term

The life sentences awarded to six Harkat-ul Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) terrorists, including three Pakistani, by a trial court for plotting to kidnap cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly in 2002, were reduced to eight years each by the Delhi High Court on Monday.

`Who are you?` Ganguly asked at Eden Gardens

It was possibly for the first time in his long cricketing career that Saurav Ganguly was stopped from going to the Eden Gardens ground as he did not carry an identity card.

Aamir to play ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ in Bengali!

Aamir and Saurav are all set for a rendezvous on TV.

Ganguly set to make IPL comeback?

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is set to make a comeback in the IPL-4 with Kochi Tuskers Kerala, according to reports.