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...

Sports  /  Published 12.03.20

Empty Eden for ODI

The last two ODIs of the series against South Africa in Lucknow and Calcutta will be held behind closed doors. After holding discussions with the ministry of youth affairs and sports and ministry of h...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.05.19

Deep insights

All eyes on the World Cup...Oh, yes, people will watch the World Cup because it’s the World Cup. I understand the apprehension as far as the 50-over format goes because there are too many inconseque...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.19

World Cup: quality over representativeness

The cricket World Cup — it begins today — has, arguably, returned to the home of cricket. England, the alma mater of the gentleman’s game, last hosted the tournament 20 years ago along with Wale...
By The Editorial Board

Sports  /  Published 28.05.19

Virat does not need advice, only best wishes: Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev Nikhanj, India’s first captain to win the cricket World Cup, 36 years ago, doesn’t offer unsolicited advice. Not even if he’s sharing the head table with Virat Kohli and the premier to...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Mumbai

Books  /  Published 28.05.19

Dawood Ibrahim and the murky world of match fixing

Extracted from No Ball: The murky world of match fixing by Chandramohan Puppala with permission from Pan Macmillan India...
By Chandramohan Puppala, an extract from his book No Ball: The murky world of match fixing

Sports  /  Published 11.03.20

Bengal fight back

The reprieve that Manoj Tiwary enjoyed in his 100th Ranji Trophy game for Bengal after dragging the ball back to his stumps gave optimists reason to cheer.Rival bowlers overstepping has bailed Bengal ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 11.03.20

Frown on saliva for shine

The governing council of the Indian Premier League will meet this week to discuss the implications arising out of the coronavirus outbreak, but Bhuvneshwar Kumar hinted on Wednesday that Team India mi...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 26.05.19

India have variety in bowling: Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that the teams, who have balanced bowling attacks, are the favourites to win the upcoming World Cup and India’s variety in this department makes it a stro...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.03.20

Cheteshwar Pujara has throat infection

Cheteshwar Pujara coming on to bat way down at No. 6 on Day I of the Ranji Trophy final here was really baffling.But later, it was learnt that the India Test No. 3 batsman was suffering from throat in...
By Our Correspondent in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 06.03.20

Starc flies home for T20 World Cup final

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc will miss the final ODI against South Africa to watch wife Alyssa Healy play the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup final against India at Melbourne Cricket Ground o...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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