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 23.06.19

Sachin slams Dhoni-Kedar’s slow show vs Afghans

The rather unexpected nail-biting finish to the India-Afghanistan match, in Southampton on Saturday, might have earned Afghanistan players admirers, but Sachin ‘The Master’ Tendulkar was rather d...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 22.06.19

Was a tight game & I backed my yorkers: Bumrah

Mohammed Shami, with his hat-trick, was certainly key to India’s close 11-run win against Afghanistan in Saturday’s World Cup game in Southampton. But before that final over, which Shami bowled, J...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.03.20

Mohun Bagan’s game ‘a treat’: Jeje

India striker Jeje Lalpekhlua feels the Indian and overseas players’ combination worked well for Mohun Bagan and that is one of the main reasons behind their I-League triumph. “First, I would like...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 20.06.19

Vivian Richards critical of Windies’ approach

Vivian Richards has criticised the West Indies’ approach during their World Cup campaign.According to the iconic former captain, the Windies have been “one dimensional” while he also hit out at ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.06.19

Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup, Rishabh Pant in squad

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan was on Wednesday ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup after failing to make enough recovery in a fresh assessment of his thumb fracture.Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.06.19

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Delighted with my knock, says Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan too is an integral part of England’s explosive as well as quality batting line-up. But he was candid enough to admit that he “never ever” believed he could hit as many as 17 sixes en...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 15.06.19

Ramiz Raja: Four of Virat’s five bowlers are match-winners

Ramiz Raja, a former captain of Pakistan and a top performer in that country’s World Cup triumph in 1992, spoke to The Telegraph from Manchester on Saturday afternoon.Excerpts...Q When will Pakistan...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 13.06.19

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat & Sunday’s ‘big game’ against Pakistan

The game versus New Zealand being no result thanks to rain yet again, most of the talking is now about India’s next game, which is against Pakistan in Manchester on Sunday.Against Pakistan, India ha...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 13.06.19

Eoin: Jofra will handle it well versus West Indies

Eoin Morgan revealed England are sweating on the fitness of Mark Wood ahead of Friday’s clash against the West Indies. The pacer is battling an ankle injury that makes him doubtful for the clash.The...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

South Africa players told to self-isolate

The South African cricket team has been asked to self-quarantine for the next 14 days after returning midway from an ODI tour of India due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Cricket South Africa’s chief med...
By PTI in Johannesburg


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