For Hayden, ‘unusual’ feeling

With Justin Langer, Matthew Hayden had stitched several dominating partnerships that laid the foundation for m...

Search for chinks on road to final

Consistency has been synonymous with the Babar Azam-led Pakistan team that has made few errors in the T20 Worl...

Faf bets big on T10 future

Former South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the T10 format has a bright future ahead and can also be play...

Kane praise for Mitchell

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson lauded Daryl Mitchell’s 72 not out off 47 balls for their five-wicke...

‘Until next time’, thanks from Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday thanked the team’s outgoing head coach Ravi Shastri and other mem...

NZ strike back, fair & fearless

Daryl Mitchell, the name the cricketing fraternity will not forget in a hurry. Showing tremendous temperament...

Sports  /  Published 23.03.19

Knights bank on spin trio

David Warner’s absence on match-eve created a flutter at the Eden on Saturday. A day before last year’s runners-up Sunrisers Hyderabad’s IPL XII match against hosts Kolkata Knight Riders it was ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.03.19

India and England McGrath’s favourites

Glenn McGrath picked India and England as the favourites to win the upcoming World Cup and said that the bowling unit will hold key to the fortunes of Virat Kohli’s team in the 50-over showpiece. Th...
By PTI in Chennai

Cricket  /  Published 04.02.20

Agarwal replaces Rohit for NZ ODI series

Opener Prithvi Shaw on Tuesday made a comeback into the Indian Test team for the two-match series against New Zealand while Mayank Agarwal replaced injured Rohit Sharma in the ODI squad for the series...

Sports  /  Published 16.03.19

BCB mulls security manager

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will, at the earliest, “revisit the protocols” usually in place during overseas tours.Specifically, for the first time, the Mahmudullah Riyads could have a desig...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.03.19

Five extra minutes that saved 17 lives

An extended Media conference by Bangladesh’s cricket captain, Mahmudullah Riyad, probably saved the lives of 14 players and three members of the support staff, including analyst Shrinivas Chandrasek...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.02.20

Rohit Sharma out of ODI, Test series against NZ

In a blow to India, limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma was on Monday ruled out of the upcoming ODI and Test series against New Zealand after sustaining a calf injury during the fifth T20 Internat...
By PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 14.03.19

Australia showed lot of spirit in India: Simon Katich

Simon Katich was candid enough to admit that the Australian cricket team hasn’t been doing well in the last 12 months, but at the same time was hopeful that they will make an impact in the upcoming ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.03.19

‘Haven’t come across a more humble Australian team’

The current bunch of cricketers from Australia are, in the words of Bishan Singh Bedi, “bending backwards to improve their image.”“Clearly, the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, last March, h...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 31.01.20

4th T20I: India beat NZ, take 4-0 lead

A nervous New Zealand threw it away yet again as a perseverant India prevailed in the Super Over for the second successive time to take a 4-0 lead in the T20 International series in Wellington on Frid...
By AP in Wellington

Cricket  /  Published 09.03.19

Focus on Pant and Dhawan

Young Rishabh Pant will aim to seal a slot in the World Cup squad even as India fret about their top-order ahead of the fourth ODI against Australia at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Sunday. Providing o...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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