Sports  /  Published 22.12.19

Sachin-Sourav best: Chappell

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have stacked up astonishing numbers while batting as a pair, but when it comes to facing quality fast bowlers, the celebrated opening pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav G...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 19.01.19

Virat & Faf stand out as Test captains, says John Emburey

John Ernest Emburey, a former captain of England and one of the most accomplished off-spinners of his era, spoke to The Telegraph at the MCG on Friday evening.The 66-year-old Emburey’s CV includes h...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Melbourne

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.19

Dhoni's critics have to eat humble pie

Sir — People who have been criticizing M.S. Dhoni for not being able to finish a game in tight situations now have to eat humble pie. The former Indian captain certainly found his mojo at the second...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 21.12.19

West Indies look at future

The last time the West Indies won a bilateral ODI series versus India was in 2006 under Brian Lara. And it was almost four years prior to that (in November 2002) when they last beat India in India to ...
By Our Correspondent in Cuttack

Sports  /  Published 21.12.19

Virat Kohli banks on net profit

India’s cricketing calendar of 2019 will end with the third and final ODI of the series against the West Indies, here on Sunday. It’s the last international match of the year for Virat Kohli’s t...
By Sayak Banerjee in Cuttack


West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.19

Mike’s ‘doosras’ leave all in splits

Mike Brearley the England captain met Mike Brearley the schoolboy in Calcutta on Wednesday evening.John Michael Brearley, who led England in the 31 of the 39 Tests he played, winning 17, recalled his ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.12.19

Bowlers make Bengal’s day

The bowlers were the star performers as Bengal picked up an outstanding eight-wicket victory over Kerala in their opening Group A match of the Ranji Trophy in Thiruvananthapuram. It was for the second...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.04.20

Inzy punch at India

Inzamam-ul Haq has claimed that the difference between India and Pakistan during his playing days was that the Indian batsmen would play to secure their respective places in the team whereas their Pak...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 10.10.18

Warne would prefer Sachin, not Lara, to bat for his life

Their on-field face-off was seen as a dream rivalry, though it didn’t turn out to be so with one party completely dominating the other, turning it into a one-sided contest. One is talking about Sach...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.08.19

Gloucester AIW docked points in unholy row

League cricket in England, played against the backdrop of some of the most beautiful rural settings in the country, conjures up images of William Blake’s “green and pleasant land”.Yet Gloucester...
By Amit Roy in London


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