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 23.02.19

Will respect what the nation & Board decide: Virat

Virat Kohli on Saturday said that he and his team will stand by whatever decision the government and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) take with regard to playing Pakistan in the World ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.02.19

Confused CoA sends clumsy ‘communication’ to ICC

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) hasn’t covered itself in glory by sending a clumsily-drafted and confusing “communication” to the International Cricket Council (ICC...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.01.20

Smith lauds Marnus

Marnus Labuschagne fell four short of a half-century in his debut ODI, here on Friday, but his knock (46 off 47 balls) was good enough to earn accolades and praise from Steve Smith.The distinct simila...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 18.01.20

Must win, Rohit or no Rohit

The Chinnaswamy on Saturday evening was a far cry from the throbbing atmosphere that is expected on the eve of a pulsating decider involving India and Australia.Apart from a few passers-by trying to m...
By Indranil Majumdar in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 16.01.20

‘Best ’keeper’ in Grade B

Imagine James Anderson receiving a lower grade contract than Jofra Archer just because the former doesn’t play all formats of the game anymore. As the BCCI published its list of centrally contracted...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Warner pat for Bumrah

Life has just been a series of peaks and troughs for David Warner.The year-long ban after the ball-tampering scandal in the Cape Town Test in March 2018 was followed by a successful World Cup during w...
By Indranil Majumdar in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Moment Virat won’t forget

India captain Virat Kohli hit a neat six while batting for Audi on Wednesday at the launch of its new SUV. A brand ambassador for the company, Kohli was asked about his experience of driving the car a...
By Anasuya Basu in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Rethink on Rahane after Aussie lesson

The national selectors will be forced into a rethink on the composition of India’s one-day squad for the New Zealand tour, after Australia shook Virat Kohli’s men out of their comfort zone at the ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Don’t write off India yet: John

David Warner and Aaron Finch toyed with India’s bowlers at the Wankhede on Tuesday, helping Australia off to a flying start in their ongoing tour.But it would be absolutely unwise to write India off...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Cricket  /  Published 04.07.19

England as complete a team as you can have, says Mike Gatting

Michael William Gatting, a former captain of England and among the most solid with the bat in his generation, spoke to The Telegraph on Thursday evening.Gatting, a Middlesex legend, is now 62.Excerpts...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds


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