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Bengal Cricket Team
Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Gavaskar mourns ‘legend’

Sunil Gavaskar mourned the death of Chuni Goswami on Thursday hailing him as a “champion and legend”.The former India football captain was also a first-class cricketer and led Bengal to the Ranji ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.04.20

Lal focuses on fitness, not future

The nationwide lockdown might have hampered sportspersons’ training schedules, but Arun Lal, a veteran of many battles on and off the field, is not one to go on the backfoot. The 64-year-old former ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.03.20

Young and Fast Guns of Bengal

From the likes of Shute Banerjee, Subrata Guha and Barun Burman to Ranadeb Bose, Shib Sankar Paul and Ashok Dinda of the modern generation, Bengal’s rich tradition of fast bowling has always earned ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.03.20

No ‘quick’ fix, all about hard work

Bengal head coach Arun Lal had made it clear as soon as he took charge of the side that the issue of fitness is of primary importance. He even made the players undergo YoYo tests, which is one of the ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.03.20

Coaching all about man management: Ghavri

Karsan Ghavri’s coaching stint came to a perfect end when Saurashtra won the Ranji Trophy crown by virtue of a first innings lead versus Bengal in the final here.It was an ideal gift from the likes ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 13.03.20

Pujara: Pitch among slowest

Cheteshwar Pujara, over the last couple of years, has perhaps been the best India batsman to adjust in different kinds of conditions when it comes to the game’s traditional format.“It is always di...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 13.03.20

Bengal fall short again

The wait gets longer.Bengal, needing 72 runs to take the first innings lead and clinch the Ranji Trophy after 30 years, lost the plot in the first 15 minutes of play on the final day. Saurashtra walke...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 12.03.20

72 runs between Bengal & trophy

The battle of attrition gets more and more intense in the Ranji Trophy final. It is still anybody’s game, but by the time the stumps were drawn on the fourth day at the Saurashtra Cricket Associatio...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 12.03.20

Jury out on limited use of DRS

The BCCI’s decision to use a limited version of the DRS from the Ranji Trophy semi-finals has led to controversies. The limited version of DRS lacks Ball-tracking technology, Hotspot, Ultra-Edge an...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot

Sports  /  Published 11.03.20

Barbs fly on pitch, Lal insists it’s ‘poor’

Bengal head coach Arun Lal remained firm in his stance that the pitch in use for the Ranji Trophy final at the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) Stadium is “poor”.After a media statement issued...
By Sayak Banerjee in Rajkot


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