Sports  /  Published 17.11.19

3 regulars at practice

The early finish to the first Test has given both India and Bangladesh extra time to get accustomed to the pink ball, which will be used in the second Test at the Eden beginning Friday. Members from b...
By Sayak Banerjee in Indore

Cricket  /  Published 16.11.19

One man’s success is another’s glory

Mohammed Shami ensured Jasprit Bumrah’s absence was never felt right from the first Test of the ongoing home season.Despite off-the-field issues that have been bugging him for more than a year, Sham...
By Our Correspondent in Indore

Sports  /  Published 16.11.19

Indore game over in 3 days, India to work on twilight saga

The way Bangladesh openers Shadman Islam and Imrul Kayes walked out to bat, after India declared their first innings on the overnight total of 493 for six, their body language suggested they were two ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Indore

Sports  /  Published 13.11.19

Bangladesh feel Shakib absence

Shakib-al Hasan is as good as two players. So with both him and Tamim Iqbal out, Bangladesh go into the two-Test series versus India without three players, not two.That’s how captain Mominul Haque l...
By Our Correspondent in Indore

Sports  /  Published 11.12.18

Ravi Shastri is proud of the boys

“To hell with the nets,” was what Ravi Shastri said on Monday, after a memorable 31-run win in the opening Test against Australia. What he meant was that the India players would need rest after th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 10.12.18

Heavy on runs and 100s, CAC seeks clarity on role

Top guns Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, members of the runs & hundreds-packed Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, have sought “clarit...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 10.11.19

Sourav Ganguly gets candid

The wee hours of October 14, 2019. The various WhatsApp groups start buzzing. Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India. The excitement the news genera...
By Saionee Chakraborty in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.11.19

Sourav support for Pant

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has come to the defence of the struggling Rishabh Pant, saying the young ’keeper should be given time to fulfil his potential.Th...
By Our bureau & agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 07.11.19

Chahal pick of bowlers

Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma made it a memorable 100th T20I blending grace with power during his 85 off 43 balls as India cantered to a series-levelling eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Thursd...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 11.11.19

Cricket country: The original men in blue

The year, 1911, is believed to be a signpost in the history of Indian football. Mohun Bagan, laymen and historians know it well, sent shivers down the English spine by beating their fancied rivals, th...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in Calcutta


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