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 04.06.20

Restart pill to shield pacers

The injury and workload management of Team India players will assume significance when the sport resumes after the disruptions forced by the pandemic, especially given the busy schedule planned from O...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.06.20

Steve Smith throws pink ball gauntlet at India

Steve Smith says the experience of having played more pink ball games than India would give Australia a “slight advantage” when the two sides clash in their first Day-Night Test in December, but h...
By Agencies in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 13.10.19

Stroll in the park and world record for India

Virat Kohli’s men, like an all-conquering army of a medieval king, marched on to their record 11th consecutive series win at home. The South African batting, like the rain, failed to deliver on its ...
By Sudipto Gupta in Pune

Sports  /  Published 10.10.19

Eight units out of AGM

Former vice-president and IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla has been dropped from the final electoral roll for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s annual general meeting on...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.10.19

Veterans vie for berths

A close fight is expected between Kirti Azad and Anshuman Gaekwad in their battle for a berth in the Board of Control for Cricket in India apex council at the Indian Cricketers’ Association (ICA)’...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.05.20

Dream or target, chase it like Kohli

Like the queen in chess, Virat Kohli is the king of chase — the all-powerful who can surmount almost all odds. And, interestingly, he actually dreamt of finishing off matches for India long before h...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 11.07.19

Set the tone from first ball, says Morgan

Courtesy England’s thumping eight-wicket win versus Australia in the second semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday, the World Cup will be having a new champion after 23 years.After New Zealand shocked ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 11.07.19

England favourites, says Mike Brearley

John Michael Brearley, an iconic captain who led England to the final of the 1979 World Cup, has picked the hosts as “favourites” to win the 2019 edition. “If the wicket is flat, England may jus...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in London

Sports  /  Published 10.07.19

England should be inspired by ‘quarter final’ victories

As a former England captain, Ashes winning, Ashes losing, and losing player in the World Cup final of 1979 and the semi-final in 1983, please forgive me if I nail my colours to the mast of the good sh...
By David Ivon Gower in

Cricket  /  Published 10.07.19

India out of World Cup, New Zealand in final

There were messages of encouragement for the team that they may need now....
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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