Border Gavaskar Trophy
People  /  Published 15.01.22

A lookback at the iconic Gabba Test from the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2020/21

What changed in Indian cricket with this win? The best teams can win from anywhere, so I think it instilled a belief they could do it against the odds. The bravery and defiance shown by the team on th...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.21

Loud and clear: Pray for Myanmar

Sir — The fact that the Miss Universe contestant from Myanmar, Thuzar Wint Lwin, held up a sign saying “Pray for Myanmar” during the competition is encouraging. She denounced the vio...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 30.03.21

Season that turned boys into champs

He managed to drill into the players in his quiet but firm manner that being dismissed for 36 in the first Test was an aberration and a closed chapter. The decision to promote Rishabh Pant to No. 5 in...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.21

True power: Kamala Harris takes oath as first woman vice-president

Sir — The inauguration ceremony of the 46th president of the United States of America was historic in more ways than one. Not only did Kamala Harris take oath as the first woman vice-president &...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 20.01.21

Triumph of belief and team unity

There were a group of spectators at the Gabba on the third day of the final Test for the Border Gavaskar Trophy, who were dressed like the iconic Jamaican bobsleigh team of the 1988 Winter Olympics, w...
By Adam Gilchrist


Sports  /  Published 20.01.21

Rahane inspires coming of age

⦾ Shubman Gill’s 91 at 21 years & 133 days makes him the third youngest visiting opening batsman in Australia after West Indian Adrian Barath (19 years & 228 days) and Pakistani S...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.01.21

Indian lads who know no fear, thanks to IPL

A former India cricketer who toured Australia in the mid-Eighties narrated this story a few years ago. On the eve of one of the matches in Perth, a well-known cricketer complained of a groin injury du...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.01.21

Churchill’s roar rings in Gabba catharsis

Whenever their pride has been wounded, India have fought back. They did so after the ignominy of being bowled out for 42 at Lord’s in the summer of 1974. Tiger Pataudi, called back from the col...
By Devdan Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.21

Boys to men: India conquers Gabba

India retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy — this was India’s second consecutive Test series win Down Under — can be compared to the fable of the phoenix. Having been humiliated in t...
By The Editorial Board

Sports  /  Published 19.01.21

Cracks on pitch, not in confidence

Of all the challenges that India have encountered in their tour of Australia this time, the toughest perhaps awaits them at the Gabba on Tuesday, the last day of the fourth and final Test of the serie...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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