People  /  Published 11.12.21

8 for 29: Dennis Lillee’s timeless spell turns 50

In between, Lillee would reinvent himself, relying more on variations and movement but losing none of his destructive edge, after spinal stress fractures had threatened an untimely end to his career. ...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Given long rope, Ollie Pope dashes hope

Umesh Yadav became the 16th Indian bowler and sixth pacer to claim 150 or more wickets in Test cricket. The following is the list of Indian pacers with 150-plus wickets in Tests: ⚫ 434 wkts in 131 ...
By Sayak Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

India register 38-run win against Sri Lanka

Batsmen couldn’t quite give the necessary momentum in the first half, but the bowlers made fine use of the Premadasa conditions as India registered a comfortable 38-run win against Sri Lanka in ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 26.02.21

Rohit pins blame on ‘faulty’ technique

Like it was during the second Test at Chepauk, the Motera pitch too has been under scrutiny with the penultimate Test not even lasting two full days. India’s bowlers turned out to be more effec...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.10.20

Bond pitches for right length

Yorkers have always been considered the most effective weapon for a fast bowler in the limited overs format but Shane Bond thinks it may not always work given the ground conditions in the UAE. The Mu...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.09.20

The frugal army

By Sudipto Gupta

Cricket  /  Published 25.08.20

Ashwin spin on Mankading dismissal

The never-ending debate over "Mankading" - when a bowler runs out the non-striker for leaving his crease - is back. Ravichandran Ashwin, who triggered a controversy last year by "Manka...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Snare traps could undo tiger conservation gains

Skewed balanceSir — Cricket has traditionally been a game that pits a batsman and a bowler against each other in conditions equally suited to both. However, with the advent of television and the gro...
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