India  /  Published 26.07.19

Amrapali-Dhoni link: Retail body demands action against cricketer

An all-India retail trade body on Thursday wrote to Ram Vilas Paswan, the consumer affairs minister, demanding prosecution of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, contending that his endorsement of Amrapal...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 10.04.20

Swann’s switch hit on Kevin

There was no love lost between him and Kevin Pietersen during their playing days but when it came to winning games of cricket for England, they forgot their personal dislike for each other, said the f...
By PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 10.04.20

Lal focuses on fitness, not future

The nationwide lockdown might have hampered sportspersons’ training schedules, but Arun Lal, a veteran of many battles on and off the field, is not one to go on the backfoot. The 64-year-old former ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 24.07.19

Sachin posts video of bail that refuses to fall, Twitter finds a Dharmasena link

Some went back to the memories of he World Cup final and slammed Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena, who erroneously awarded England 6 runs and played a part in handing them the World Cup....
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.18

Rediscovering 'Mike at Wrykyn'

Some books leave a buried impression in a reader, especially a young reader who is just starting to explore the world of literature. Years later, when you come across such a book from your youth, you ...
By Ruchir Joshi


Sports  /  Published 09.04.20

Paine: Not soft on Virat

The Australian cricket team avoids provoking “any fight” with Virat Kohli, Test captain Tim Paine conceded, while asserting that it’s a strategy to keep the Indian captain’s bat quiet, and not...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.04.20

Shoaib for Indo-Pak series

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday proposed a three-match ODI series against arch-rivals India to raise funds for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in both the countries.The two na...
By PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 20.07.19

Dhoni opts out of West Indies tour

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday made himself “unavailable” for the tour of West Indies, a day before the selectors meet in Mumbai to pick the squads for the upcoming series.Amid mounting speculat...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 20.07.19

‘Numbers keep changing, but the impression you leave behind stays’

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, widely regarded as the greatest after Sir Don Bradman, got inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame on Thursday.Revered by millions, feared by bowlers,...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.04.20

Michael Clarke gets no support

Michael Clarke’s former teammates were hardly on the same page with him when he claimed that IPL deals made current Australian cricketers go soft on captain Virat Kohli and other Indian players.Clar...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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