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Want Kohli early? Be nice & patient

Just being “ruthless” may not be enough for Australia bowlers to find success against Virat Kohli ...

Be strong, Virat advice to Siraj

Away from family while grieving the recent loss of his father, India pacer Mohammed Siraj said captain Virat K...
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Thrill for Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill is looking forward to the challenge of playing against Australia but has not set any personal goa...

Cricket returns to Eden today

Competitive cricket is all set for a resumption in the city as the six-team Bengal T20 Challenge, an initiativ...

Cricket Australia airlift players to shield series

Cricket Australia on Tuesday airlifted players, including Test captain Tim Paine and star batsman Marnus Labus...

Will-power to slay demons for debut

Fast-rising Australian batsman Will Pucovski feels he has “earned the right” to be in the red-ball...

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Cricket  /  Published 30.11.18

Prithvi Shaw setback for India

Even before the first ball of the upcoming Test series against Australia has been bowled, India are one down, with promising opener Prithvi Shaw being ruled out of the first Test with an ankle injury....
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 24.11.18

‘Entire CEO-related process has been an insult to cricket lovers’

Neeraj Kumar, a former CP of Delhi and head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s Anti-Corruption Unit till May, spoke to The Telegraph exclusively on the just-ended probe into alleg...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.06.20

Sammy plea to IPL ‘brothers’

An old Instagram post by India pacer Ishant Sharma has buttressed former West Indies captain Daren Sammy’s allegation that a nickname with racist connotations was used to address him during his IPL ...
By Our Correspondent and Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.06.20

Bresnan’s revelation

Former England pacer Tim Bresnan has revealed that both he and Australian umpire Rod Tucker received death threats after Sachin Tendulkar was denied his 100th international century in a Test during In...
By PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 06.06.20

Miandad & Virat, united by josh

An enduring memory of Javed Miandad has been the last-ball six off Chetan Sharma in the 1986 Austral-Asia Cup final which has often been described as the biggest heartbreak for Indians in their famed ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.04.20

Women's cricket final going on - in Vanuatu

Vanuatu, a tropical island in the South Pacific, is very likely to be the only venue in the world that would host a competitive cricket final on Saturday. Vanuatu Cricket Association chief executive S...
By AP in

Sports  /  Published 24.04.20

Holding runs in, crowd cries ‘Knock his head off’

On April 25, 1976, West Indies beat India by 10 wickets in the fourth and final Test at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica, in a match that has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest everKill him,...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 19.08.19

Like Windies greats, Jofra Archer lets ball talk

Jofra Archer is fast. The fastest bowler England has had in many years. By the time the second Test ended at Lord’s on Sunday with darkness enveloping the ground around 7.15 in the evening, Australi...
By Devdan Mitra in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.04.20

Wait-and-watch for ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s chief executives’ meeting via tele-conference on Thursday was more about exploring possibilities and discussing “contingency plans” than taking decisi...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.04.20

Sachin Tendulkar turns 47 today

Rebooting sport: From the vaultTendulkar is caught stealing mangoes as a kid during his summer vacations and is sent off to Ramakant Achrekar’s cricket school to help channelise his energy.Tendulkar...
By Priyam Marik in


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