Short story: Two days then, three now

England’s batting once again fell apart like a sand castle, unable to stand up to the guile of the India...

Born Queen for Oaks

Trainer Sathish Narredu’s Born Queen (Suraj Narredu-up) is fancied to win the Villoo Poonawalla Indian O...

Sylla nets equaliser as Bagan defence falters

NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) held ATK Mohun Bagan 1-1 in an entertaining first leg of the second semi-final of ...

Virat Kohli spells out realities

The way India bounced back in the second Test in Chennai after losing the opener “pleased” captain...

Pep Guardiola pat for ‘special’ City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said his current squad of players is among the hungriest of his managerial ...

Madrid Derby trip down memory lane

Toppers Atletico Madrid are a good five points ahead of the third-placed Real Madrid in the La Liga standings....

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

‘God’ alive in Mara & Dona

In the Rotundo household in Buenos Aires, the spirit of Diego Maradona has a living tribute: twin nine-year-old girls, Mara and Dona, named after the soccer legend who died this week. The diminutive ...
By Reuters in Buenos Aires

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

City cruise, Leeds win

Earlier, Liverpool conceded a goal from a penalty in the third minute of stoppage time to draw 1-1 at Brighton. Diogo Jota’s eighth goal in his last eight games for Liverpool looked like it wou...
By Agencies in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

Bairstow ready for any position

England’s Jonny Bairstow believes he can play a role anywhere among their top six batsmen after a magnificent match-winning performance in a five-wicket victory over South Africa in the first T2...
By Reuters in Cape Town

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

‘Storm’ fancied

Malesh Narredu’s Storm Breaker (Yash Narredu-up) may win the DRC Cup in Mumbai on Sunday. Selection — 2pm: Julio Cesaro 1. Periwinkle 2. Falconette 3. 2.30pm: Royalty 1. Exotique 2. Memor...
By Honky Dory in

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

Manvir feasts on Derby goal

On Saturday, the Hyderabad FC versus Bengaluru FC tie ended goalless. ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

MS absence being felt: Holding

West Indies fast bowling great Michael Holding feels that despite a star-studded batting line-up, the Indian team is missing the “skill and character” that the peerless Mahendra Singh Dhon...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

Team Kohli’s hunt for right balance

During their previous tour Down Under, India were beaten comprehensively by Australia in the first of the three ODIs before making necessary amends in the next two games to clinch the series. Virat K...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

Diego. Deity. Dented.

By Jaydeep Basu in

Sports  /  Published 28.11.20

Lessons for BCCI in Virat Kohli tirade

Virat Kohli’s strong indictment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has opened a Pandora’s box and seems to have shaken its edifice on the Rohit Sharma fitness saga. So mu...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.11.20

India down and under in opener against Australia

While captain Kohli struggled for the lack of bowling options, Pandya claimed that he will bowl only when the time is right and instead urged the team to groom other players with multiple skill-sets. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Sydney


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