Cricket World Cup 2019
Sports  /  Published 08.07.19

A British and an Australian diplomat face off

Sunday afternoon saw Bruce Bucknell, the British deputy high commissioner, and Andrew Ford, the Australian consul general, lounge at the British Club as cricket fans for a chat with The Telegraph on t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Cricket  /  Published 07.07.19

I have a feeling this is India’s year, says Ali Bacher

Dr Ali Bacher, a former captain of South Africa who closely follows contemporary cricket, has picked India as the winners of the 2019 World Cup, the sport’s biggest trophy.“India have the best all...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester

Cricket  /  Published 06.07.19

Sangakkara’s praise: Great job, well done

“Great job and well done, Rohit (Sharma)” was Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara’s reaction when The Telegraph sought comments on the India vice-captain surpassing his record of four hundreds in ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds

Cricket  /  Published 06.07.19

Plane's ‘sorties’ over Headingley leave a trail of security questions

In a major security breach, requiring immediate attention by New Delhi and London, a small aircraft flew over Headingley thrice on Saturday, trailing a banner with messages which were far from complim...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds

Sports  /  Published 05.07.19

Phil Simmons applauds Rohit Sharma

Philip Verant Simmons, outgoing head coach of Afghanistan, spoke to The Telegraph at the Radisson Blu late on Thursday.A former West Indies player and head coach, Simmons first made headlines when he ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds


Sports  /  Published 21.09.19

This Archer a Virat ‘fan’

The author Jeffrey Archer is currently very busy promoting his latest novel, Nothing Ventured, but he has taken time off to talk about India, which he reckons he has visited “20 to 25 times over the...
By Amit Roy in London

Cricket  /  Published 04.07.19

West Indies have a bright future: Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle’s final World Cup appearance wasn’t all too bad, though he managed only seven runs with the bat. Gayle bowled six overs, conceded only 28 runs and took the wicket of the set Ikram Alik...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.07.19

‘Recharged’ Karthik and welcome gesture

The difference in body language which comes from actually playing in the India XI instead of merely wearing the reserves’ vest can hardly go unnoticed. To give one example, Dinesh Karthik is usually...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds

Sports  /  Published 01.07.19

An in-form Roy gives his team immediate impetus

Hope springs eternal. So they tell us. Well, World Cups are inevitably harsh on hope and success relies on all the usual sporting elements; to put it in the simplest of terms, winning is everything.Th...
By David Ivon Gower in

Sports  /  Published 01.07.19

Tweets, memes lampoon India for losing against England

India lost the match, but creativity won the day. Indian cricket fans may have been sorely disappointed by the result of the match against England, but they did not shy away from cracking hilarious jo...
By The Telegraph in


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