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Shikhar Dhawan’s secret: Spirituality

A week before the Indian team’s departure for Zimbabwe, it was decided that Shikhar Dhawan would lead in...

Balance tip for batters

Batting was Bengal’s major area of concern even during WV Raman’s last tenure as the team’s ...
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Former boss of JSCA passes away

Former BCCI secretary and Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) president Amitabh Choudhary died of a hea...

Shahbaz Ahmed gets maiden India call-up

All-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed on Tuesday received his maiden India call-up as he replaced an injured Washington Su...

Ian hangs up mic after innings of 45

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell, whose ‘innings’ behind the microphone was as impressive as ...

'Fighter’ Sikandar Raza ready for India

Sikandar Raza was born in Sialkot and had trained for three-and-a-half years in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). ...

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Cricket  /  Published 11.08.22

Pride hurt, cricketer shifts to Tripura 

A bruised self-esteem was one of the main reasons behind Sudip Chatterjee’s decision to quit Bengal and opt for Tripura ahead of the upcoming domestic season. The 30-year-old left-handed batsma...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 11.08.22

Boult makes his tradeoff

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has agreed to release Trent Boult from his central contract after the fast bowler expressed his wish to spend more time with his family and to make himself available for T20 ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 11.08.22

Country or cash test for cricket

Trent Boult’s decision to exit New Zealand Cricket’s central contract in order to spend more time with family and be available for the many T20 franchise leagues is another indication of t...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 10.08.22

West Indian coach is helpless

"I don't think that I should be begging people to play for the West Indies," said the team's dejected chief coach Phil Simmons. The former opener expressed his disappointment even a...
By PTI in Port of Spain

Cricket  /  Published 10.08.22

T20: Indians gain

Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav held on to his second position while compatriot Shreyas Iyer moved up six places to 19th in the latest ICC T20 rankings released on Wednesday. Yadav is the best-placed ...
By PTI in Dubai

Cricket  /  Published 10.08.22

Gill sweeps away strike rate posers

Few would question Shubman Gill’s abilities as a batsman. Some experts even consider him to be one of the best young players at present. But it’s his strike rate that seems to be a pr...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 10.08.22

Dravid dilemma on Kohli & KL

The 15-member squad for the Asia Cup, announced by the national selectors on Monday evening, has left several unanswered questions in its wake. The return of KL Rahul and Virat Kohli could force head ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 09.08.22

Umpire Rudi Koertzen dies in car crash

Rudi Koertzen, the former South African umpire who was part of the International Cricket Council’s Elite panel, died in a car crash on Tuesday. He was 73 and is survived by his wife and four chi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 09.08.22

Man of all formats: Shikhar

Behind Shikhar Dhawan's cheerful exterior lies an intensely "spiritual man" who has made peace with representing India in only one format. Approaching his 37th birthday, Dhawan has made...
By Kushan Sarkar in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 09.08.22

Bumrah to miss Asia Cup

Hours before the national selectors sat down to finalise the squad for the Asia Cup, chairman Chetan Sharma was informed that Jasprit Bumrah was nursing a back injury and would be unavailable. Team In...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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