CAG requests role recast in BCCI

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has urged the Supreme Court to divest it of the "audit...

Pace punch for Windies

Shannon Gabriel (4/62) struck early in the morning and captain Jason Holder (6/42) then followed it up with an...

Series could show the way: Sourav

Sourav Ganguly had a busy schedule on his birthday but did make some time to speak to The Telegraph on Wednesd...

England-WI Test: Cricket back, in fits & starts

Cricket resumed after a 117-day absence despite the pandemic threat still on. But Day I of the England-West In...

For Michael, no holding back

Cricket resumed after a four-month layoff on Wednesday, not really with the first ball of the Test match betwe...

Test of cricket’s new grammar as England host West Indies

Cricket will not just be a battle between the bat and the ball when action resumes on Wednesday, it will be a ...

Cricket  /  Published 02.07.20

ICC berth pangs as Manohar quits

Shashank Manohar, the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s first independent chairman, has stepped down after two tenures at the world governing body. Deputy chairman Imran Khawaja will act in ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 01.07.20

Everton Weekes no more

Everton Weekes, the West Indies legend whose two hundreds in the Calcutta Test of 1948 were among his world record of five consecutive centuries, passed away in Barbados on Wednesday. He was 95. Week...
By Agencies in Bridgetown

Cricket  /  Published 01.07.20

Umpires’ ‘new normal’

Nitin Menon, the youngest member in the ICC elite panel of umpires, considers the Ashes series as the ultimate challenge but he says the biggest challenge in prevailing circumstances is to ensure that...
By PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 30.06.20

Aaron Finch in awe of Virat Kohli

“The pressure of playing for India is one, but also leading India is another and the way he (Kohli) has done it, so consistently for a long time. And taking over from (MS) Dhoni — the lead...
By PTI in Mumbai

Cricket  /  Published 30.06.20

Nitin Menon on ICC elite umpire panel

India’s Nitin Menon on Monday became the youngest member to be included in the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s elite panel of umpires, replacing England’s Nigel Llong for the 2...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 29.06.20

Flu or Covid-19? the Botham puzzle

Cricket legend Ian Botham has claimed he got infected by Covid-19 early this year, but mistook it for “a bad case of flu”.  The contagious disease has infected over 10 million people ...
By PTI in London

Cricket  /  Published 29.06.20

Joe Root out of first Test against West Indies

England captain Joe Root will miss the opening Test against the West Indies next week to attend the birth of his second child.  Star all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to lead England. Root is also a ...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 27.06.20

When Gundappa Viswanath was ‘hurt’

Gundappa Viswanath on Saturday revealed that he was “very, very hurt” after his distinguished career came to an abrupt end following a poor Test series against Pakistan in 1982-83.Along with Sunil...
By PTI in

Sports  /  Published 27.06.20

Bid to widen ambit of ICC boss poll

A concerted effort is on within the International Cricket Council (ICC) to include all 104 member-nations to elect its “independent” chairman. The governing body’s all-powerful board is consider...
By Indranil Majumdar in

Cricket  /  Published 27.06.20

New rules for ICC chairman in a week

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to come out with the nomination process for its next chairman within a week. The world body’s all-powerful board met via videoconference on Thursd...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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