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...

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...

Sports  /  Published 22.04.20

Chef Navdeep Saini rustles up fare for IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended indefinitely but India pacer Navdeep Saini is staying optimistic and going ahead with his preparation for the T20 tournament.“In the last IPL, I ha...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.08.19

Debt drove VB Chandrasekhar to death, say police

Former India opener and national selector Vakkadai Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar committed suicide over debts, the police said in Chennai on Friday, ruling out speculation that he died of a cardiac arres...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 13.08.19

Board heat on official

Three days before the process to choose Team India’s head coach and the rest of the support staff begins, one thing seems likely: administrative manager Sunil Subramaniam will not be retained.Subram...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.04.20

BCCI has faith in players

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s head of Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) Ajit Singh doesn’t wish to read much into the threat of online corrupt approaches to the players. The Interna...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.08.19

BCCI and CoA 'bungled big time in the Prithvi Shaw case': Board official

The decision to bring cricketers under the ambit of the National Anti Doping Agency (Nada) has again brought to the fore the rift between the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.08.19

ICC no-ball trial sparks debate

The ICC has planned trials that may empower television umpires to be the sole adjudicators of front-foot no-balls.Cricket’s governing body will identify a number of limited-overs series over the nex...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.04.20

Rewind to the debut of the Indian Premier League

April 18, 2008I have never seen anything like this. The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is packed to the rafters to witness the inaugural match of a tournament previously restricted to the fantasi...
By Priyam Marik in

Sports  /  Published 16.04.20

Sri Lanka offers to host IPL if India can’t

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) if it is held outside India.The BCCI is still not certain when it will be able to slot the money-spinnin...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.04.20

PCB admits Asia Cup a challenge

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani has asserted that the PCB will not agree to cancelling the Asia Cup, scheduled in the UAE in September, to make room for the Indian Premier League, whi...
By PTI in Karachi

Sports  /  Published 01.08.19

Kohli free to voice view: Kapil

Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) chairman Kapil Dev on Thursday said that captain Virat Kohli’s opinion on who should coach Team India should be respected, a view echoed by panel member Shantha Rang...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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