India  /  Published 18.07.19

The next cricket bat: Carved by computer

Thousands of cricket-crazy children in India dream of tonking high sixes and can’t wait to have enough money to buy their first leather-ball bat. Two academics at the University of British Colu...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 16.07.19

Sachin too in favour of another Super Over

Sachin Tendulkar too endorsed a second Super Over to decide the winners instead of considering the boundary count if such an extraordinary situation arises like it did in Sunday’s World Cup final at...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.04.20

ACA donates Rs 50 lakh

Aid continue to pour in from sports circles towards Assam government’s fight against Covid-19.The Assam Cricket Association on Monday announced contribution of Rs 50 lakh to government exchequer for...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Cricket  /  Published 13.07.19

10 Downing Street, the Cup final & David Gower

David Ivon Gower, an Ashes-winning captain of England, is scheduled to be at 10 Downing Street at noon on Sunday.Not to advise outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit, or suggest that he could b...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in London

Cricket  /  Published 10.07.19

Anderson praises Bumrah

“Very good... He’s such an important member of India’s attack,” is how James Anderson, a modern-day great when it comes to swing bowling, complimented Jasprit Bumrah.Interacting briefly at Old...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester


Cricket  /  Published 10.07.19

Lloyd not in favour of 4-day Tests

Clive Hubert Lloyd, an iconic former captain of the West Indies and an Elder Statesman of the sport, is of the view that Test cricket shouldn’t be tinkered with beyond a point.“I’m not in favour...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.19

Cricket fans are proud of Rohit Sharma

Sir — Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking spree in this World Cup, at least till India reached the semi-final — from making five centuries in the tournament to becoming the second Indian batsman to r...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Drums, posters and a damper

The sun was shining brightly, the Indians were bowling right on the money and the stadium was painted in blue. Everything was perfect and I kept praying it stayed that way.But having spent more than t...
By Rabin Chakraborty in Manchester

Entertainment  /  Published 09.07.19

‘Cricket will always be my first love’ — Saqib Saleem

Scroll through Bollywood Talkies actor Saqib Saleem’s Instagram or Twitter feed and you’ll get a glimpse of the rollicking time he is having on the sets of Kabir Khan’s 83 and also catching the ...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Sports  /  Published 08.07.19

Having wise heads like Dhoni helps

Old Trafford has been one of the best pitches in this World Cup and consequently we have some of the biggest totals and some of the biggest hitting on this ground. Both India and New Zealand will know...
By David Ivon Gower


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