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 10.04.20

Lal focuses on fitness, not future

The nationwide lockdown might have hampered sportspersons’ training schedules, but Arun Lal, a veteran of many battles on and off the field, is not one to go on the backfoot. The 64-year-old former ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 24.07.19

Sachin posts video of bail that refuses to fall, Twitter finds a Dharmasena link

Some went back to the memories of he World Cup final and slammed Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena, who erroneously awarded England 6 runs and played a part in handing them the World Cup....
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 09.04.20

Paine: Not soft on Virat

The Australian cricket team avoids provoking “any fight” with Virat Kohli, Test captain Tim Paine conceded, while asserting that it’s a strategy to keep the Indian captain’s bat quiet, and not...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 22.09.18

Shoaib Malik wins hearts

Pakistan’s senior-most pro and former captain Shoaib Malik’s touching gesture of consoling a weeping Aftab Alam after taking 10 decisive runs off the quick in successive balls of the final over, o...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Dubai

Cricket  /  Published 21.07.19

Fit-again Shikhar Dhawan & Wriddhiman Saha are back

Wriddhiman Saha returned to the India squad after more than a year as the Bengal wicketkeeper was named in the Test squad for the tour of West Indies. The selectors met in Mumbai on Sunday to pick th...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 08.04.20

Shoaib for Indo-Pak series

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday proposed a three-match ODI series against arch-rivals India to raise funds for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in both the countries.The two na...
By PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 20.07.19

Dhoni opts out of West Indies tour

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday made himself “unavailable” for the tour of West Indies, a day before the selectors meet in Mumbai to pick the squads for the upcoming series.Amid mounting speculat...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 20.07.19

‘Numbers keep changing, but the impression you leave behind stays’

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, widely regarded as the greatest after Sir Don Bradman, got inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame on Thursday.Revered by millions, feared by bowlers,...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.04.20

Michael Clarke gets no support

Michael Clarke’s former teammates were hardly on the same page with him when he claimed that IPL deals made current Australian cricketers go soft on captain Virat Kohli and other Indian players.Clar...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 20.09.18

Boys needed a reality check: Mickey Arthur

Dubai: Mickey Arthur, the Pakistan cricket team’s head coach, spoke to The Telegraph over breakfast at the InterContinental on Thursday.Excerpts...Q Absolutely nobody could have predicted that Wedne...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Dubai


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