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...

Cricket  /  Published 13.01.19

A game of musical seats for Indians on flight to Adelaide

If the cabin crew on board Qantas flight QF 759 (a Boeing 737 service from Sydney) was, for a while, a confused lot then they can’t be blamed.They could have been bemused too.Quite a few India crick...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Adelaide

Cricket  /  Published 17.12.19

‘Proud’ day for Smriti Mandhana

India opener Smriti Mandhana, on Tuesday, was named in both the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s ODI and T20 Teams of the Year. Along with Smriti, Jhulan Goswami, Poonam Yadav and Shikha Pandey...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 02.10.19

Kapil Dev resigns from Cricket Advisory Committee

Kapil Dev has tendered his resignation from the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) in the wake of conflict of interest notice served by ethics officer D. K. Jain but the former India captai...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 17.05.20

Jury out on LBW tweak call

A forgotten perception of Don Bradman is that he was not always the universally praised hero. Despite being labelled in certain quarters as someone who never recognised spinners’ efforts, he often a...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.01.20

Fit Mitchell Marsh raring to go

Mitch Marsh’s wrist is holding up well and the all-rounder is hoping to make it to the Australia team again.The 28-year-old derailed his summer and potentially cost himself a Test berth after breaki...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.01.20

Australia dominate

Marnus Labuschagne scored his fourth century in five matches as Australia dominated a New Zealand side ravaged by illness and missing captain Kane Williamson to reach 283/3 on the first day of the thi...
By Reuters in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 03.02.19

India beat New Zealand by 35 runs in 5th ODI

India sounded an emphatic warning to rivals at this year's cricket World Cup when it completed a 4-1 series win over New Zealand on Sunday, taking the final one-day international by 35 runs.Coming int...

Sports  /  Published 03.01.20

Jasprit Bumrah warms up in full steam

Jasprit Bumrah warmed up for his return to international cricket with a full-fledged practice session at the Assam Cricket Association Stadium at Barsapara, on a windy winter evening on Friday.Bumrah,...
By Imtiaz Ahmed in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 02.01.20

Glenn McGrath against 4-day Tests

Australia pace legend Glenn McGrath on Thursday termed himself a traditionalist and said he is dead against the idea of shortening the five-day game to a four-day affair as proposed by the Internation...
By Agencies in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 31.12.19

Want to be selective in 2020: Chahar

Focused on coming back stronger in the New Year, Deepak Chahar thinks he also needs to be selective in terms of the matches he plays.That’s one way of keeping injuries away, feels the right-arm medi...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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