Edgbaston: Pant pulls India out of the woods

The overhead conditions aside, the Birmingham pitch didn’t seem to be having any demons in it. But, on ...

Deepti plays saviour

Deepti Sharma’s all-round skills helped India women overcome Sri Lanka by four wickets in the first ODI ...

Scare, but Rafa & Iga prevail

Some days at the office are bit of a grind, even if in Rafa Nadal’s case his place of work on Thursday w...

Djokovic, Jabeur put rivals to the sword

Novak Djokovic clinically disposed of fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic as he continued his relentless pursuit of ...

Dutch wild card on a roll

Dutch wild card Tim van Rijthoven continued his fairy tale grass court run on Friday, claiming his eight strai...

Value your wicket, says Ravi Shastri

Lack of discipline and intent returned to haunt the Indian top-order on the opening day of the deciding Test a...

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Rebirth of a city, 'thanks to the ball'

Diego Maradona meant many things to many people. For some, he was the greatest human being to have kicked a football, to some he was a flawed genius not in the same league as a Pele, yet others, mainl...
By Devdan Mitra

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

India, Australia captains bank on crowds

T. Natarajan has been added to the ODI squad as back-up after Navdeep Saini complained of back spasm. Though Australia don’t have to deal with Rohit Sharma in the coming white-ball matches, the...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Football as a one-man ballet

Fame? Oh yes. The world was at his feet, football’s grail held aloft in his hands. Never mind the delinquent fist. That too was part of the man. How can you separate the dancer from the dance? O...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Lack of clarity on Rohit Sharma: Virat Kohli

The BCCI also announced that Ishant “has been ruled out” of the Test series and is “building up his workload in order to achieve Test match fitness”. ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Fowler plays ‘underdog’ ahead of duel

In the pre-match media conference, former England and Liverpool star Fowler was asked about Diego Maradona, who passed away on Wednesday. He replied: “It is incredibly sad. He is arguably one of...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Kariega fancied

Vishal Gaikwad’s Kariega (S.Zervan-up) may win the Abeeta Plate, the main event at the Mumbai races (to be held in Pune) on Friday. SELECTIONS: 1.30pm: Whispering Queen 1. Romanesque 2. Thea&rs...
By Honky Dory

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Pied Piper of the beautiful game

By Souvik Mukherjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Joselu doffs hat to Real

Having played for clubs like Hoffenheim, Eintracht Frankfurt, Hannover 96 and Stoke City, Joselu acknowledged that the English Premier League is the toughest of all leagues. “I did adapt well a...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Turf Legend lifts feature

Trainer Md Sajid Qureshi’s 6/1 shot Turf Legend (Irvan Singh-up) won the Treasure’s Nest Plate, the feature event at the Mysore races on Wednesday. Result (With Bangalore dividends) 1st...
By Our Turf Correspondent

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Kerala remembers the one with Midas Touch

Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Diego Maradona galvanise the majority of Malayalis. When the curtains go up for World Cups, Kerala is always united by football and split usually between Brazil and Arge...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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