Ahead of T20 WC, scope for fringe ‘practice’

With barely a couple of months left for the T20 World Cup in Australia, every performance, even in an ODI seri...

Five-match Test series back vs Aus

India will play two five-Test series each against Australia and England during the International Cricket Counc...

‘Right decisions’ make a leader

A leader should take the right calls for his team even if they make him unpopular. That’s Sourav Ganguly...

South Africa quicks strike

‘Bazball’ was put on the back burner as South Africa’s seamers removed England’s top o...

Balance tip for batters

Batting was Bengal’s major area of concern even during WV Raman’s last tenure as the team’s ...

Pandit is new KKR coach

Chandrakant Pandit, the former India wicketkeeper, will replace Brendon McCullum as head coach at Kolkata Knig...

Sports  /  Published 05.03.20

Tiwary keen to make it count

The injury to his right index finger is yet to heal completely. But that’s not a major concern for Manoj Tiwary.Ahead of Bengal’s Ranji Trophy final versus Saurashtra, which will also be his 100th...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.03.20

Thala Dhoni gears up

Gearing up for a return to competitive cricket with the IPL, Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni credited his franchise for making him a better player and helping him tackle some difficul...
By PTI in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

Kapil finds Virat’s flaw

Kapil Dev feels slowing down of reflexes could be the reason behind Virat Kohli’s struggles in New Zealand and the Indian skipper needs to “practice more” to overcome the age factor.The 31-year-...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

In final, on pace shuttle

Mukesh Kumar’s mind was disturbed and in a confused state a little over three months ago when his father passed away. But he carved a way out of the flux, courtesy the support from his family and t...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.03.20

Faf back for ODIs vs India

South Africa have recalled Faf du Plessis and Rassie van der Dussen for their three-match ODI tour of India later this month, while left-arm spinner George Linde is named in the squad for the first ti...
By Agencies

Sports  /  Published 02.03.20

Advice for colts: Enjoy success

Mohammed Azharuddin severely criticised the behaviour of the India and Bangladesh cricketers who were involved in an ugly spat almost immediately after the final of the U-19 World Cup in Potchefstroom...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.05.20

Let ball do the talking: Ambrose

Aggression can’t be taught to bowlers as it’s a trait they ought to be born with, says West Indies legend Curtly Ambrose, who tormented batsmen in his glorious career.Ambrose said though he was na...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 16.10.19

Dhoni future after talks: Sourav

Sourav Ganguly, the BCCI president-elect, indicated on Wednesday that no hasty decision will be taken on Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s future with Team India.Dhoni hasn’t donned the India jersey since Vi...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.10.19

Sourav Ganguly for total BCCI reforms

Sourav Ganguly received a grand welcome as he entered the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) premises on Tuesday evening and the soon-to-be BCCI president vowed to hit the ground running by stressing...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.10.19

Daljit Singh lauds India’s ‘smarter’ curators

On Sunday morning, as the Pune sun was waking up the MCA Stadium, Ishant Sharma geared up to bowl the first delivery of the day to Aiden Markram.Lying ahead was the fourth day of the second India-Sout...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta


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