It is understood that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah were waiting for the government directive and once the lockdown was extended till May 3 on Tuesday, they saw no possibility of holding the IPL during its traditional April-May window
A series of dramatic events -- primarily compromises and adjustments -- led to Sourav Ganguly being 'unanimously' chosen as BCCI president. BJP bigwigs played their part in snubbing a possible south Indian domination
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.