Boxing Day Test
Sports  /  Published 27.12.20

Rahane gets points for strategy

Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane drew praise for his tactical acumen with former stars hailing his bowling changes that put the visitors in a dominating position on the first day of the Boxing Day Test...
By Our bureau & Agencies in Calcutta, Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 27.12.20

Bowlers fire for India, turn of batsmen now

India won the Day I exchanges of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne, but that doesn’t give them the licence to be reckless, Jasprit Bumrah said after the day’s play on Saturday. A disciplin...
By A Staff Reporter

Sports  /  Published 26.12.20

Test: India end Day-1 on high

An inspired Indian bowling unit, led by the menacing Jasprit Bumrah and the crafty Ravichandran Ashwin, steam-rolled Australia for a meagre 195 on a memorable opening day of the second Test here on Sa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 25.12.20

Wrestling-like drill ahead of big bout

The Indian team on Thursday tried a training drill that vaguely resembled a wrestling bout, with a pair of two players each seemingly striving to outdo each other at the MCG. The talking point of the...
By Our bureau & Agencies

Sports  /  Published 25.12.20

Australia to test Rahane resolve

Justin Langer does empathise with India post the visitors’ Adelaide disaster, but the Australia head coach is not concerned about what his counterpart, Ravi Shastri, could be going through ahead...
By Sayak Banerjee


Sports  /  Published 25.12.20

Intent to score holds key for India

As both teams ready themselves for the Boxing Day Test this weekend, it would be wrong to completely write off India’s chances. True, they had an unbelievable and devastating session at Adelaide...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 23.12.20

For an even contest, India must move forward: Smith

Move on and stay positive. That’s the advice Steve Smith has for the Indian side, which is smarting from its nightmarish experience in the first Test at the Adelaide Oval. Without doubt, the mi...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Picnics that are bad for the planet

Sir — Winter is synonymous with picnics. Unfortunately, even today, picnickers use plates and cups made of plastic or styrofoam to serve food, water, tea and so on. These products pollute the enviro...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 21.12.19

BJ Watling ready for challenge

New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling expects his team to continue their short-pitched barrage at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against Australia if the wicket proves conducive during the Boxing Day Test...
By Agencies in Melbourne


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