Decoded: Intent that deflated Aus attack

“Intent” is a word often used in Indian cricket nowadays, especially by captain Virat Kohli, but n...

Cricket match for Dr Paes

A band of doctors from the city will play a cricket match at the CC&FC on Tuesday to honour Dr Vece Paes. ...

Boost for Root bound for India

Dom Sibley scored an unbeaten half century as England chased down a target of 164 to secure a sweep of the ser...

Roman axe doesn’t spare Lampard

Lying ninth in a congested Premier League table and with only two wins in their last eight league games, Chels...

Only 3 days’ nets for England

England will have to make do with only three days of net practice before the first Test against India, which s...

Mohun Bagan’s NUFC test in ISL match

Second-placed ATK Mohun Bagan are determined to defeat NorthEast United FC (NUFC) in their ISL match on Tuesda...

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Victory for Barcelona

Barcelona overcame the absence of a suspended Lionel Messi to earn a 2-0 win away to struggling Elche in La Liga on Sunday, thanks to goals late in each half from midfielders Frenkie de Jong and Riqui...
By Reuters in Elche

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Feather in Root cap

Joe Root became the first England batsman to score over 150 in consecutive Tests in 16 years as he tormented Sri Lanka and led his side to 339/9 in their first innings, at close of play on Day III of ...
By Agencies in Galle

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Bruno Fernandes nets winner

Manchester United added to Liverpool’s woes as Bruno Fernandes’ unstoppable late free-kick earned his side a 3-2 win in a blockbuster FA Cup fourth-round clash on Sunday. The Portuguese, ...
By Agencies in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Shikhar Dhawan in trouble

Shikhar Dhawan has allegedly violated bird flu protocols in Varanasi and faces possible legal action from the district administration. India’s limited-overs opener Dhawan, who was in Varanasi t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Bouncers fail to scare Gill

Shubman Gill stood tall against the likes of Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood during the recent Test series in Australia, but there was a time when the youngster was “petrified of ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Natarajan owes it to his team

Thangarasu Natarajan accompanied the India squad to Australia as an additional bowler but ended up playing in all three formats, a rare feat. The left-arm pacer, however, admitted feeling a bit of pr...
By Our bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 25.01.21

Technique poser on brave Pujara

The body blows Cheteshwar Pujara took on the final day of the final Test against Australia underlined his tenacity. The masterful 56 at the Gabba played an equally crucial part in India’s 2-1 tr...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.01.21

England leaning on Root to complete whitewash

England reached 98/2 at stumps on Day II of the final Test after James Anderson took six wickets to help bowl Sri Lanka out for 381. Joe Root (67 batting) and Jonny Bairstow (24 batting) will resume ...
By Agencies in Galle

Sports  /  Published 24.01.21

Pressure on Ole to deliver

In-form Manchester United host Liverpool in a FA Cup fourth round match on Sunday even as they have two tough English Premier League matches coming up against Sheffield United (home on Thursday) and A...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.01.21

Cheer on, but give credit where due

The euphoria is going to linger for quite a while. Maybe at least till the next serious business of trying to win against England. Till then Indian cricket fans will get to hear about how every move t...


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