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Virat Kohli Had No Option But To Quit India Test Captaincy; Rohit Sharma Set To Take Over

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

His relations with the BCCI having reached its lowest ebb, it can be safely concluded that Virat Kohli has 'retired hurt,' the decision only accentuated by a shock defeat against the weakest South African Test side in recent times.

BCCI To Restart Domestic Season Once COVID-19 Situation Is Under Control: Sourav Ganguly

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

The BCCI postponed domestic cricket tournaments in India, including the Ranji Trophy in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases. Ranji Trophy 2021-22 was scheduled to start on January 13.

Avishek Dalmiya, Cricket Association Of Bengal President, Tests Positive For COVID-19

As a precautionary measure, Avishek Dalmiya was shifted to the Woodlands Hospital. Last week, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly too was admitted to the same hospital where he was treated for four days after testing positive.

Virat Kohli's Back Problem Resurfaces As India Captain's Woes Keep Piling Up

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

If runs have dried up on the field, Virat Kohli's off-the-field relationship with the BCCI hasn't exactly made matters easy for him as the establishment's poster boy isn't now on very good terms with the big wigs of the board.

SA Vs IND Test Series: Is BCCI Gagging An Angry Virat Kohli? Rahul Dravid Is Not Too Sure

Virat Kohli kicked up a storm by stating that he was never asked to reconsider leaving the T20 captaincy as asserted by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, a claim also made by chief selector Chetan Sharma.

01 January, 2022

VVS Laxman After U-19 Asia Cup 2021 Win, 'Heartening To See Indian Team Improve By The Game'


India outplayed Sri Lanka in a rain-marred final to win their eighth junior continental title. The Boys in Blue won by nine wickets via a DLS method in the summit clash that was reduced to 38 overs a side.

31 December, 2021

New Year Special! Now Chief Selector Chetan Sharma Contradicts Virat Kohli on Captaincy Controversy


Days after Virat Kohli quit T20I captaincy, Sourav Ganguly said that the BCCI had asked the superstar batter to reconsider his decision. But Kohli denied the BCCI president's statement.

31 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Discharged From Hospital, To Stay In Home Isolation For 14 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

The hospital authorities informed that Ganguly has not been infected with the Omicron variant and that his home isolation will be under the supervision of doctors.

30 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: Virat Kohli vs BCCI, Sushil Kumar's Shame, Mary Kom's First Of Fury – 5 Unwanted Controversies

Koushik Paul

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.

30 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Maintains Stable Health After Being Diagnosed With COVID-19, Informs Hospital


Sourav Ganguly was admitted to a city hospital on Monday night as a precautionary measure as he had tested positive for COVID-19. The BCCI president had received "Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail therapy" at the hospital.

29 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: Indian Cricket Gets Mired In BCCI Realpolitik, And Virat Kohli Loses His Grip

Bharat Sharma

In the absence of a strong administration at BCCI, Virat Kohli called the shots and not many seemed to mind it. However, his reign had to be challenged at some point with Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah filling the power vacuum.

28 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly, BCCI President, Tests Positive For Covid-19, Now Stable

Outlook Web Bureau

Sourav Ganguly is double vaccinated and has been travelling extensively in the past few months. The former India captain's reports came on Monday night and he has been hospitalised.

27 December, 2021

SA vs IND 2021-22: Why Losing ODI Captaincy A 'Blessing In Disguise' For Virat Kohli, Says Ravi Shastri

Soumitra Bose

India's ex-head coach Ravi Shastri feels that during COVID-19 times, it's too hard on one man to lead in all formats -- Tests, ODIs and T20 internationals. Virat Kohli leads in Tests only.

25 December, 2021

IND vs SA: For Calling Sourav Ganguly’s ‘Bluff’, Why Virat Kohli Will Be In A Tight Corner In South Africa

Soumitra Bose

Virat Kohli will be a marked man. Not by the South Africans but the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly whom he ‘exposed’ for double-speak on captaincy.

16 December, 2021

BCCI Will Deal With Virat Kohli's Comments On Captaincy, Says Sourav Ganguly

Outlook Web Bureau

Virat Kohli, during his pre-departure press conference ahead of the tour of South Africa, said that he was never asked to stay on as T20 skipper by the BCCI, a claim which was made by Sourav Ganguly.

16 December, 2021

Indian Cricket’s Captaincy Controversy: Sunil Gavaskar Blames Virat Kohli’s 'Choice Of Words'

Outlook Web Bureau

The sacking of Virat Kohli as the captain of India's ODI captain has sparked a massive controversy. Now, batting great Sunil Gavaskar has weighed in on, and has some advice for Sourav Ganguly.

16 December, 2021

Indian Cricket’s Captaincy Controversy: Kapil Dev Says Virat Kohli’s Timing Not Right


Indian cricket is been going through a controversial phase after Virat Kohli dismissed BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's claims that he was asked not to step down from the T20 captaincy. India have departed for their South Africa tour.

15 December, 2021

Virat Kohli Junks Sourav Ganguly's Captaincy Narrative In Fresh Indian Cricket Controversy

Jayanta Oinam

India Test captain Virat Kohli contradicted BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's claim that the cricket board had requested him not to step down as the captain of the T20 team.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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