Mumbai & Pune find IPL favour

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is working on a March 27 start for the 15th edition of the IP...

Rs 2cr club: Young guns match price of seniors

Shreyas Iyer, David Warner and his Australian teammate Mitchell Marsh, who was the Player of the Final in last...

On tour of despair, a final shot at pride

Around this time in December last year, all the talk had been about how emphatically India would romp to their...

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...

Cricket  /  Published 11.07.19

Baffling not to send Dhoni before Pandya: Gavaskar

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman had slammed India’s tactics after the defeat to New Zealand in the first semi-final of this World Cup on Wednesday. On Thursday, Sunil Gavaskar joined...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 11.07.19

Worst umpiring, Indian fans say on Twitter

After all the blame was piled on Dhoni on Wednesday night, some fans saluted India's World Cup winning captain, who may have escaped more Twitter wrath because of the suspected 'umpiring error'....
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 02.04.20

Walk-out in defiance of apartheid

In the late ’60s-early ’70s, the world had already woken up to the South African government’s Apartheid policies; international boycotting on the field of sports had also started. But it was an ...
By Sudipto Gupta

Sports  /  Published 02.04.20

Aggression ‘enjoyment’ for Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli’s aggressive on-field demeanour has polarised opinions, but the India captain feels that for him, aggression is a “form of enjoyment”. “I don’t think I need to behave myself just...
By PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 07.07.19

Rohit Sharma the master engineer in Team India’s game plan

The group stage is done, all that remains now is the business end of the World Cup 2019. The top four sides have done what was needed to qualify, in New Zealand’s case only just, and their ranks by ...
By David Ivon Gower/Eye on Cup

Sports  /  Published 31.03.20

Sinclair stands tall with ‘longest’ six

Jimmy Sinclair is inarguably the first in the list of great South African all-rounders such as Mike Procter, Eddie Barlow, Clive Rice, Lance Klusener and Jacques Kallis, but remains one of those playe...
By TT Bureau

Cricket  /  Published 06.07.19

I was able to earn respect, which cannot be bought, says Dickie Bird

Harold Dennis ‘Dickie’ Bird set the benchmark for umpiring for over two decades, earning the respect of the greatest cricketers.On Saturday, Bird (a remarkably fit and alert 86 year old) spoke to ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds

Sports  /  Published 05.07.19

Umpiring is easier now: Bird

Octogenarian Harold Dennis ‘Dickie’ Bird, a legend among umpires, has told The Telegraph he’d “love” to officiate in this age and time.“Of course, I’d love to umpire in the present times...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds

Sports  /  Published 15.06.20

Untold story of helicopter shot

Sushant Singh Rajput couldn’t play like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, but he played Dhoni well.It was quite a transition that Sushant had to undergo, after all it’s not easy to portray the character of In...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay

Sports  /  Published 13.06.20

Sammy drops apology call

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has revealed that an IPL teammate, who addressed him with a racist nickname, has reached out to assure him that he was “operating from a place of love” and ...
By Agencies


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