Sports  /  Published 28.12.18

No reason why India can’t win: Kapil Dev

“Unless there’s rain, I see no reason why India cannot win the third Test on Saturday itself, which is only Day IV,” Kapil Dev told The Telegraph after the release of a coffee-table book on Indi...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.18

Save the real Test

In cricket, newer formats are shrinking at an alarming rate. Reduction in overs can heighten competition and unpredictability. This can enhance entertainment and viewership, which, in turn, can lead t...
By Subhasis Ray

Sports  /  Published 08.01.19

Virat Kohli feels ‘just the same’ as India get ready for job in hand

After the “usual hungama” associated with a Team India celebration which lasted well into the night on Monday, captain Virat Kohli was in the foyer of the InterContinental around 6.00 pm on Tuesda...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 01.01.19

Jasprit Bumrah a nightmare to face: Brad Hodge

Former Australia cricketer Brad Hodge called Jasprit Bumrah “a nightmare to face”, but picked Cheteshwar Pujara’s runs at number three as the vital difference between the two sides. “Pujara ha...
By PTI in Sydney

Cricket  /  Published 27.04.19

IPL is the benchmark for Twenty20 format: Gower

Ashes-winning captain and a left-handed maestro, David Ivon Gower, spoke to The Telegraph almost exclusively on the IPL and the challenges faced by Test cricket. In recent weeks, the 62-year-old Gower...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 15.09.19

A first since 1972

Matthew Wade’s defiant century proved in vain as England bowled Australia out for 263 to win the final Test at The Oval by 135 runs on Sunday and ensure the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.Wade ...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 07.09.19

Cummins: Smith simply incredible

Steve Smith seems to be doing everything right in this Ashes series.On Day IV of the penultimate Test at Old Trafford, Smith followed his double-century with a brisk 82 that helped Australia stretch t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 06.08.19

Steve Smith's comeback tale of true grit

A snick by Jack Hobbs is a sort of disturbance of a cosmic orderliness. Neville Cardus, who was paying tribute to the great English opener, could well have been writing on Steve Smith, who nicked one ...
By Devdan Mitra

Sports  /  Published 15.01.19

Virat lacks nothing: Jason Gillespie

“I don’t like making comparisons, but Virat Kohli’s right up there with the very best I’ve seen... I’m glad I’m a retired fast bowler and, so, don’t have to worry bowling to him...”Hig...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 01.01.19

Ravichandran Ashwin battling to be fit

Ravichandran Ashwin is battling to be fit for the fourth and final Test against Australia after undergoing a solo indoor bowling session at the SCG on Tuesday.According to the Cricket Australia websit...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta


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