Opinion  /  Published 19.06.21

Ahead of the curve: Taking the South seriously

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By Ramachandra Guha in

Sports  /  Published 05.05.21

Safe-IPL bubble bursts, BCCI eyes Sept restart

A little later it emerged that Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals had also returned a positive result. With four teams in quarantine — Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.05.21

IPL: CSK vs RR now deferred as Balaji tests positive

  The BCCI will reschedule Wednesday's IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals here as CSK has been forced into hard quarantine after bowling coach L Balaji tested positiv...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 02.05.21

Pollard pulls it off in last-ball thriller

More importantly, their net run rate is back to being at positive. CSK rode half-centuries from Moeen Ali and Du Plessis, both of whom shared a valuable 108-run stand that laid the foundation for the...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.05.21

Mumbai face MS challenge

Chennai Super Kings’ turnaround has been the highlight of IPL 2021 so far. Five months back they had finished seventh among eight teams in the last edition of the tournament in the UAE. After 2...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 30.04.21

Upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Punjab test

Brought down to earth by Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore did well to lift themselves up quickly, prevailing over a formidable Delhi Capitals by a run in a tight contest in their very ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.04.21

Faf du Plessis, Gaikwad stamp CSK dominance

No wonder the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar (injured) and T. Natarajan (who’s ruled out of the tournament) helped Gaikwad and Du Plessis to prosper during their partnership. The likes of Sandeep ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.04.21

Chennai look to make it five in a row

Captain Warner hasn’t been his destructive self with the bat, though his opening partner, Jonny Bairstow, has been in top form. But after Warner, Bairstow and Kane Williamson, there seems to be...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.04.21

IPL: RCB fall to Jadeja’s all-round brilliance

By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.04.21

IPL 2021: Top two’s battle for supremacy

Both Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings have been on a roll in this IPL and when the top two teams cross swords at the Wankhede on Sunday, it does promise to be a riveting encounter. ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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