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 29.12.19

‘Workhorse’ Siddle calls it a day

Australia paceman Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 35 after taking 221 wickets in a distinguished 67-Test career.Siddle broke the news to his team-mat...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 29.12.19

‘Teamwork’ flavour of Australian summer

Captain Tim Paine pointed to teamwork on Sunday as the crucial factor in Australia winning all four home Tests so far this Australian summer, and all inside four days. After crushing Pakistan twice, t...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 29.12.19

New chapter begins: Faf du Plessis

South Africa swept to a 107-run victory over England on the penultimate day of the first Test at the Supersport Park in Centurion after taking seven wickets in the second session to go ahead in the fo...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.12.19

Delhi miss out on bonus point

Delhi predictably got six points but lost three wickets in their pursuit of a meagre 84-run target, failing to log home a bonus point in their third group A Ranji Trophy league encounter against Hyder...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 28.12.19

Ishant owes it to Gillespie

Many had told him about the problem in his bowling but only one provided him with the solution. For that, Ishant Sharma is grateful to Jason Gillespie. “The problem in India is that everybody tells ...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 25.01.19

Match referees and umpires join the initiative

Even as the Board of Control for Cricket in India continues to be indifferent towards Jacob Martin, who remains on ventilator support in a Vadodara hospital, match referees and umpires who officiate o...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.12.19

Dilemma & delay

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has once again delayed the formation of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) at a meeting of its office-bearers in Mumbai on Thursday.It is still not c...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.12.19

Advisory panel on to-do list

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided not to wait for the Supreme Court’s verdict on watering down the contentious conflict of interest clause and intends to go ahead with the...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 22.01.19

Virat Kohli makes a clean sweep at ICC awards

Indian captain Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to make a clean sweep of individual honours in the ICC annual awards, claiming the Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year trophies, besides bein...
By PTI in Dubai

Sports  /  Published 21.01.19

Should not focus only on Kohli: Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor termed Virat Kohli as “quite easily” the best ODI player, but is also wary about New Zealand getting fixated about the India captain.Since the past year, Kohli has been sensational in ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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