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 22.12.19

Sachin-Sourav best: Chappell

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have stacked up astonishing numbers while batting as a pair, but when it comes to facing quality fast bowlers, the celebrated opening pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav G...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 19.01.19

Virat & Faf stand out as Test captains, says John Emburey

John Ernest Emburey, a former captain of England and one of the most accomplished off-spinners of his era, spoke to The Telegraph at the MCG on Friday evening.The 66-year-old Emburey’s CV includes h...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 21.12.19

Dale Steyn pat for India pacers

South African pace great Dale Steyn on Saturday rated the current Indian fast bowling unit as the best in world cricket. Steyn, who was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Indian Premier Leag...
By Agencies in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 21.12.19

West Indies look at future

The last time the West Indies won a bilateral ODI series versus India was in 2006 under Brian Lara. And it was almost four years prior to that (in November 2002) when they last beat India in India to ...
By Our Correspondent in Cuttack

Sports  /  Published 21.12.19

Virat Kohli banks on net profit

India’s cricketing calendar of 2019 will end with the third and final ODI of the series against the West Indies, here on Sunday. It’s the last international match of the year for Virat Kohli’s t...
By Sayak Banerjee in Cuttack

Sports  /  Published 19.12.19

Bowlers make Bengal’s day

The bowlers were the star performers as Bengal picked up an outstanding eight-wicket victory over Kerala in their opening Group A match of the Ranji Trophy in Thiruvananthapuram. It was for the second...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.12.19

Charge of the pacers

Fast bowlers and Australians were the chief draws at the IPL 2020 auction here on Thursday with Kolkata Knight Riders effecting a swift coup to pick up Pat Cummins for a staggering Rs 15.5 crore, the ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.01.19

Class of Virat and Dhoni too hot for Aussies in Adelaide

From the blowing of a conch to spontaneous singing of “hum jeet ke liye diwane hain,” fans with roots in India made Virat Kohli’s team feel as if they were returning to the InterContinental as c...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 23.04.20

Inzy punch at India

Inzamam-ul Haq has claimed that the difference between India and Pakistan during his playing days was that the Indian batsmen would play to secure their respective places in the team whereas their Pak...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 10.10.18

Warne would prefer Sachin, not Lara, to bat for his life

Their on-field face-off was seen as a dream rivalry, though it didn’t turn out to be so with one party completely dominating the other, turning it into a one-sided contest. One is talking about Sach...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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