Cricket World Cup: Former greats attribute India's loss to missed opportunities
Cricket World Cup: Former greats attribute India's loss to missed opportunities

Attributing India's ouster from the World Cup to crucial missed opportunities, former cricketers on Thursday said the team needed a big knock from a top-order batsman to have a shot at overhauling the mammoth Australian total.

Unfair to blame Anushka for Kohli's poor form: Ganguly
Unfair to blame Anushka for Kohli's poor form: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday lashed out at people who attacked Anushka Sharma for Virat Kohli's failure with the bat in the cricket World Cup semifinal against Australia, saying that it showed their immaturity.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Kapil Dev hails MS Dhoni's brave captaincy for India success
Cricket World Cup 2015: Kapil Dev hails MS Dhoni's brave captaincy for India success

Lauding Mahendra Singh Dhoni's brave leadership, cricket legend Kapil Dev feels it is the Indian captain's confidence in his players' ability that makes them believe they can retain the World Cup.

ICC World Cup 2015: Yuvraj Singh confident of India defending title
ICC World Cup 2015: Yuvraj Singh confident of India defending title

Praising Mahendra Singh Dhoni's efficient leadership, out-of-favour Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh said that the team's spectacular showing in this edition so far makes him believe that the Men in Blue can retain the trophy.

ICC World Cup: India's unbeaten run continues; MS Dhoni notches more records
ICC World Cup: India's unbeaten run continues; MS Dhoni notches more records

Indian skipper MS Dhoni, arguably India's finest skipper ever in limited-overs cricket isn't new to setting records.

Not playing Aussies everytime is key to Shikhar Dhawan's success, feels Ganguly
Not playing Aussies everytime is key to Shikhar Dhawan's success, feels Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that key to opener Shikhar Dhawan's success in the cricket World Cup is about playing freely which was not happening during the Australia series.

MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins
MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday surpassed former skipper Sourav Ganguly as the most successful Indian captain in terms of ODI victories achieved on foreign shores.

CAB hopeful of Eden Gardens getting more matches
CAB hopeful of Eden Gardens getting more matches

With Jagmohan Dalmiya back at the helm of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Tuesday hoped Eden Gardens will get to host the 2016 World Twenty20 final.

Sourav Ganguly hails Jagmohan Dalmiya's return as BCCI chief
Sourav Ganguly hails Jagmohan Dalmiya's return as BCCI chief

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday hailed the return of Jagmohan Dalmiya as BCCI president and said the seasoned cricket administrator will fulfil all the expectations.

Don't remember Proteas being outplayed like this: Sourav Ganguly
Don't remember Proteas being outplayed like this: Sourav Ganguly

Impressed by India's clinical performance against South Africa, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said the Proteas have not been outplayed like this in a "long long time" and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can gain a lot of courage from such a display.

I see a lot of myself in Ravichandran Ashwin: Anil Kumble
I see a lot of myself in Ravichandran Ashwin: Anil Kumble

Former India captain Anil Kumble today said Ravichandran Ashwin reminds him of himself as the Tamil Nadu off-spinner's approach and work ethics are quite similar to what he had during his playing

India have lot of match-winners in ODIs: Sourav Ganguly
India have lot of match-winners in ODIs: Sourav Ganguly

The Indian batting line-up may seem to be heavily reliant on Virat Kohli, but former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the team has more than one player to depend on as far as one-day cricket is concerned.

Indian bowling won't lack bite due to Ishant Sharma's absence: Sourav Ganguly
Indian bowling won't lack bite due to Ishant Sharma's absence: Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly does not think Indian bowling would lack any bite in absence of seniormost speedster Ishant Sharma who has been ruled out of the Cricket World Cup because of a knee injury.

Greg Chappell opens up about fallout with Sachin Tendulkar
Greg Chappell opens up about fallout with Sachin Tendulkar

Former India coach Greg Chappell says his relations with Sachin Tendulkar soured after the Australian had asked the Indian cricket icon to bat down the order at the 2007 World Cup.

Mohammed Shami will be India's 'go to' man: Sunil Valson
Mohammed Shami will be India's 'go to' man: Sunil Valson

Mohammed Shami may be struggling with form and rhythm but India's 1983 World Cup-winning squad member Sunil Valson feels that the West Bengal medium-pacer will be the team's 'go to' man in the upcoming cricket World Cup.

Ganguly to follow Kohli, de Villiers, Smith in World Cup
Ganguly to follow Kohli, de Villiers, Smith in World Cup

Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Wednesday said he was looking forward to following Indian vice captain Virat Kohli, South African skipper AB de Villiers and young Australian Test captain Steve Smith in the World Cup.

Sourav Ganguly feels India will do well in cricket World Cup
Sourav Ganguly feels India will do well in cricket World Cup

Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels defending champions India have a good chance of reaching the final of the forthcoming cricket World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand later this month.

'Tendulkar, Dravid, Laxman refused Ganguly's request to remove shirt at Lord's'​
'Tendulkar, Dravid, Laxman refused Ganguly's request to remove shirt at Lord's'​

He was the manager of the Indian cricket team during its memorable Natwest Trophy triumph over England at Lord's way back in 2002 and Rajiv Shukla today revealed that Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman refused then skipper Sourav Ganguly's request of taking off their shirts and wave it.

Asian cricket teams confident of continental shift at World Cup
Asian cricket teams confident of continental shift at World Cup

Conventional wisdom says Asian teams usually succumb on the bouncy wickets of Australia or the seaming pitches in New Zealand, making them vulnerable and rank outsiders for the World Cup.

'Self-belief' helped us beat India in 2003 WC final: Damien Martyn
'Self-belief' helped us beat India in 2003 WC final: Damien Martyn

Notwithstanding India's good showing en route to the 2003 World Cup final, former batsman Damien Martyn said that it was Australia's 'self-belief' that helped them in outplaying the Sourav Ganguly-led side in the title clash.