Dhoni sparks off young talent row

As in politics so in cricket, leaders are always answerable. And it is all about the choice of words. Any slip...

Rahul lauds bowlers

Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul was a relieved man on Tuesday after winning with six balls to spare. They had...

Ashwin set for return to white-ball squad

Ravichandran Ashwin could make a return to limited overs cricket during the tour of Australia which is schedul...

Test for bowling Knights vs RCB

Kolkata Knight Riders have earned 10 points in IPL 2020 so far, but they have not gained much in confidence. O...

First-ever Covid sub

Auckland medium pacer Ben Lister on Tuesday became the first Covid-19 substitute in cricket, replacing teammat...

Rise & rise of Kings XI Punjab

In terms of unpredictability and quality of competition, IPL 2020 is proving to be one of the best editions in...

Sports  /  Published 22.10.19

Salute for ‘robust’ system of Team India

Team India’s consistent performances reflect the “robust” domestic cricket structure in the country, chief selector M.S.K. Prasad said on Tuesday.“The beauty of Indian cricket lies in our dome...
By Sayak Banerjee in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 31.05.20

Practice perfect for Shami

An official response from the Indian team management to not being allotted a warm-up game in the lead-up to the four-Test series in Australia is still awaited.But senior pacer Mohammed Shami was quite...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 18.11.18

CA set to meet to decide on trio’s fate

Cricket Australia (CA) is set for a final round of deliberations on reducing the ball-tampering ban on Steve Smith and David Warner, as the Tim Paine-led side gets ready to take on a confident and for...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/Melbourne

Cricket  /  Published 18.11.18

No team is weak at home: Ravi Shastri

Head coach Ravi Shastri feels it’s unfair to pick on India when most of the teams fare poorly on away tours nowadays.Ranked No. 1 in Tests since late 2016, India were perceived to do well in tours o...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 17.11.18

We’ll turn it around vs India, says Finch

Australia’s batting once again came a cropper against South Africa in the rain-truncated one-off T20I in Gold Coast on Saturday. But captain Aaron Finch did not seem to be too worried ahead of their...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.10.19

Points to score in Ranchi

Even a few months ago, this would have been taken as just another Test match. An inconsequential game with India already having taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. But the points...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 18.10.19

Saha expects Sourav to be players’ president

Sourav Ganguly’s ascension to the BCCI throne, which remains a mere formality to be performed on October 23, will not only be beneficial for Indian cricket overall, but also will help the players si...
By Sayak Banerjee in Ranchi

Cricket  /  Published 15.11.18

No word on woman's ‘yes’ to Johri probe panel

Shishir Hattangadi came away impressed with the approach of the three-member independent panel probing allegations of sexual harassment against Rahul Johri, but it appears to be behaving rather peculi...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.05.20

Final defeat still baffles Williamson

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson still finds it “difficult to make sense” of the heartbreaking World Cup final loss to England last year and hasn’t yet figured if the epic match should count ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.06.20

Pace key to ‘perfect series’

With the fate of the T20 World Cup uncertain, India’s tour of Australia, more specifically the four-Test series that begins in December, has become the highlight of the projected post-pandemic crick...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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