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Virender Sehwag credits the influence and backing by Sourav Ganguly for his successful career

Virender Sehwag credits the influence and backing by Sourav Ganguly for his successful career

Sehwag also acknowledged leadership qualities of Kumble and Dhoni's in shaping up his cricketing journey.

REVEALED! Cricket's ultimate secrets: What Sachin Tendulkar did other than batting, and many more

REVEALED! Cricket's ultimate secrets: What Sachin Tendulkar did other than batting, and many more

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly revealed that batting maestro Tendulkar would just 'bat and shop' during his playing days.

IND vs NZ: Sourav Ganguly trapped in Eden Gardens lift ahead of second Test

IND vs NZ: Sourav Ganguly trapped in Eden Gardens lift ahead of second Test

A switch-over in power supply led to this embarrassing incident around 5pm.

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Kiwi opener Tom Latham gets Sourav Ganguly's advice

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Kiwi opener Tom Latham gets Sourav Ganguly's advice

Ganguly was spotted inspecting the pitch a number of times throughout the day, instructing the groundsmen to further remove the grass coating on the 22-yard strip.

HILARIOUS! Lord's Cricket Ground authorities troll Sourav Ganguly for installing a bell at Eden Gardens

HILARIOUS! Lord's Cricket Ground authorities troll Sourav Ganguly for installing a bell at Eden Gardens

The second India-New Zealand Test is scheduled to start on September 30.

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Leg-spinner Amit Mishra toils hard in optional practice session

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Leg-spinner Amit Mishra toils hard in optional practice session

Only four India regulars -- Kohli, Rahane, Rohit and Wriddhiman Saha -- turned up for practice today.

IND vs NZ 2nd Test, Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly not expecting Eden Gardens track to turn as much

IND vs NZ 2nd Test, Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly not expecting Eden Gardens track to turn as much

The second Test will be played on an untested wicket, but curator Sujan Mukherjee said there is nothing to worry about.

Having usurped Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni now on course to break this Sachin Tendulkar record

Having usurped Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni now on course to break this Sachin Tendulkar record

Dhoni is just three sixes shy of usurping Tendulkar in the list of most ODI sixes by an Indian batsman.

Sourav Ganguly fans blast BCCI's Dream Team after Yuvraj Singh trumps Dada as 12th man

Sourav Ganguly fans blast BCCI's Dream Team after Yuvraj Singh trumps Dada as 12th man

With 285 players having earned India's Test cap since 1932, the job for picking a Dream Team wasn't easy.

Sourav Ganguly: No point of Indo-Pak cricket until Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism

Sourav Ganguly: No point of Indo-Pak cricket until Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism

Sourav Ganguly echoed BCCI chief Anurag Thakur's comments on Indo-Pak cricket future.

Sourav Ganguly rues of lack of infrastructure, says Indian athletes will be 'world beaters' with right platform

Sourav Ganguly rues of lack of infrastructure, says Indian athletes will be 'world beaters' with right platform

The Eden Gardens is gearing up to host the second India versus New Zealand Test from September 30.

After bitter standoff, Sourav Ganguly, Ravi Shastri come face-to-face ahead of 500th Test

After bitter standoff, Sourav Ganguly, Ravi Shastri come face-to-face ahead of 500th Test

Post this incident, Shastri took a break and then continued working for the BCCI as a media professional.

WOAH! No place for Virat Kohli in Cricket Australia's Greatest Indian Test XI

WOAH! No place for Virat Kohli in Cricket Australia's Greatest Indian Test XI

One big surprise was the fact current Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli found no place in the side.

Why isn't there a Sourav Ganguly stand in Eden Gardens? Read Dada's EPIC reply to Ravi Shastri

Why isn't there a Sourav Ganguly stand in Eden Gardens? Read Dada's EPIC reply to Ravi Shastri

CAB is discussing the idea of naming a stand after former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly.

Sourav Ganguly, Jagmohan Dalmiya to get stands named after them at Eden Gardens

Sourav Ganguly, Jagmohan Dalmiya to get stands named after them at Eden Gardens

Meanwhile, the Bengal Premier League is expected to start from February next year.

READ: Rohit Sharma's razor-sharp response to those criticizing his Test selection

READ: Rohit Sharma's razor-sharp response to those criticizing his Test selection

Like Rohit, there is added pressure on Shikhar Dhawan as well to perform. 

Lata Mangeshkar to be conferred Bengal's Bangabibhushan award

Lata Mangeshkar to be conferred Bengal's Bangabibhushan award

Banerjee said she has already spoken to Mangeshkar who has agreed to accept the award.

Sourav Ganguly praises Virat Kohli, says his favourite captain has done wonders for India

Sourav Ganguly praises Virat Kohli, says his favourite captain has done wonders for India

Kohli has won seven Tests as the Test captain so far, the latest being India`s massive win over West Indies in the Caribbean.

Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid or Sachin Tendulkar – Who was biggest miser? Read Yuvraj Singh's answer...

Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid or Sachin Tendulkar – Who was biggest miser? Read Yuvraj Singh's answer...

Yuvraj also said there were several senior Indian cricketers who would fall into the 'kanjoos' category, but he could not name them for obvious reasons.

Former coach hails Kumble, Dravid as 'best guys available to better cricket in India'

Former coach hails Kumble, Dravid as 'best guys available to better cricket in India'

India will host New Zealand for a three-match Test series, starting September 22, before playing five ODI matches.