Sourav Ganguly didn't deny a BJP hand in his coronation as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Indian cricket elections have always had a strong link with political forces, he told Outlook in an exclusive chat
Sourav Ganguly’s innate charisma and sense of timing makes him unputdownable. His articulation and street-smart wit as a TV show host have sustained his popularity, writes Ruben Banerjee, Outlook's Editor-in-Chief
Sourav Ganguly has impeccable credentials as cricketer-captain and is worshipped as an icon in Bengal. As the BJP craves for a viable face ahead of the 2021 Assembly polls, Sourav presents an obvious choice. It is for the new BCCI president to take it or spurn it.
In a new documentary made available on Sunday, the Qatar-based news network claimed that 15 international cricket matches – six Tests, six ODIs and three T20I – in 2011 and 2012 were the subject of 26 spot-fixing instances.