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 09.04.20

BCCI down but not out on IPL

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finds itself in a Catch-22 situation and is now looking at a September-early October window to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL)...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.09.18

Wanted to make a mark: Jadeja

This was a comeback which perhaps even Ravindra Jadeja himself couldn’t have dreamt of. On Wednesday, Jadeja was busy representing Saurashtra in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh in ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.07.19

Dhoni pulls out of West Indies tour, takes two-month 'sabbatical'

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday made himself “unavailable” for the tour of West Indies but ruled out immediate retirement a day before the selectors meet in Mumbai to pick th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 19.07.19

Zimbabwe players devastated after ICC suspends country

Zimbabwe players were left devastated after the ICC suspended the country as its cricket board Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) was in breach of Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the parent body’s constitution, and t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.04.20

Play of options over T20 Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will wait till August before taking a final call on whether to reschedule the T20 World Cup in Australia, slated for October-November, following the coronavirus...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.07.19

England’s Ben Stokes: Will not say I redeemed myself

Ben Stokes admitted memories of the off-field incident that threatened his career brought him to tears after England’s historic World Cup triumph. Stokes was found not guilty of affray following a s...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 16.07.19

A ringside view of the World Cup final

Sourav Niyogi bought his first England jersey after his country of domicile made it to the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup and his country of birth did not. “I had bought the tickets of the final...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 15.07.19

Destiny was with Ben & England, not Kane & Co.

I am not a huge fan of statements along the lines “That was the finest…” but that was indeed the most extraordinary match that I have witnessed in 44 years as a professional player, broadcaster,...
By David Ivon Gower in

Cricket  /  Published 14.07.19

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pretty lost for words, says Ben Stokes

Forty-four years since the first ODI World Cup was played on their soil, England finally earned the right to be called the champions. And that too after the most dramatic final ever, perhaps. The matc...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 14.07.19

Credit goes to players, says Andrew John Strauss

Andrew John Strauss, a former captain of England and the man credited with preparing the blueprint for England’s astonishing progress in ODIs, has insisted “90 per cent” of the praise must go to...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in London


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